Schengen Area » Monaco

TRAVEL INFO FOR MONACO

 

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Country Overview

Like San Marino and the Vatican City, Monaco has open borders with Schengen Area.

Entry-Exit system and ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorisation System) are the two legislative tools that will change the way to travel in Europe in the next years. Although their aim is similar, ETIAS will be focused mostly on short-term journeys.

Starting from 2020 all travelers above 18 years old will be able to apply online for the permission to travel to Monaco. The online application cost is €5 and once the authorization is approved it will last for five years. The authorization will also allow travelers from visa-exempted countries to travel in other Countries part of the Schengen Area without requiring any other travel documents. Although the online authorization is valid for five years, the maximum duration of stay in the EU is 90 days in a consecutive period of 180 days. If the traveler plans to have a longer stay in the Schengen area, a visa is required.

Tourism

It is located on the Mediterranean coastline of France. The majority territory of Monaco sits on densely clustered hill. The warmest months are July and August while the coldest ones are January and February.
Monaco is famous for its upscale lifestyle such as Monte-Carlo a famous district of casino complex, harbor full of luxury yacht and the Grand Prix motor race. It is also fully upscale hotels, boutiques, restaurants and nightclubs. Monaco is the place where people go display or witness the wealthy lifestyle. Besides glamor, Monaco is famous for its soccer club AS Monaco and tennis tournament Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters.

ETIAS Requirements

Based on citizenship of the visitor

About Monaco

Capital: Monaco
Languages:
  • French;
  • English;
  • Italian;
  • Monegasque

Area: 2 KM2
Population: 32,965
Timezone: UTC/GMT +1 hour
Currency: Euro (EUR)
Calling Code: +377

Power Sockets

Type C European 2-pin  C European 2-pin
Type D Old British plug  D Old British plug
Type E French 2-pin  E French 2-pin
Type F Schuko plug  F Schuko plug