Monaco enjoys a history that can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and a reputation that is global. And yet, in many ways, it is the most modern and mysterious of places.
It has the glamour, energy and house price growth (approximately 10% in 2015) of a major city, but at just 2 sq km in size, Monaco is smaller than the City of London, with four times the resident population.
It is a tax haven, the reason that many of the world’s super rich seek residency in Monaco, but unlike many other tax havens, it is neither remote nor compromised on its lifestyle offering. Monaco is, after all, located on the most sought-after coast in the Mediterranean, with the Cote d’Azur and the Italian Riviera on its doorstep, ski resorts an hour away and Nice airport with connections to Europe and beyond and within approximately a 30 minute drive (or a quick hop by helicopter).
Read more in our Inside View Monaco