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Living around Monaco

Buying a home around Monaco is a decision that can offer many advantages, including proximity to the principality of Monaco, a pleasant Mediterranean climate and an attractive lifestyle. The Côte d'Azur offers many options for buying real estate near Monaco, including Beausoleil, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, Cap d'Ail, Eze, Menton, and others.

As each region has its own particularities, your Côte d'Azur Sotheby's International Realty teams in Beaulieu sur Mer and Saint-Jean Cap Ferrat will guide you through these exclusive markets and a lifestyle or architecture that can vary from one commune to another. Buying a residence around Monaco can offer an exceptional Mediterranean lifestyle.

Living close to Monaco while working in the Principality is a common option for many people, as Monaco is a small country with limited residential space. Many people choose to live in neighboring towns in France while working in Monaco. You can choose to live in towns such as Beausoleil, Cap d'Ail, Eze, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin or other localities close to Monaco.

Monaco is well served by public transport, including trains, buses and shuttles. Make sure your place of residence offers easy access to public transport to facilitate your daily commute. The cost of living in Monaco can be high.

By living in France, you could benefit from more affordable housing and living costs while taking advantage of Monaco's proximity.

Living in France while working in Monaco can offer a balance between proximity to Monaco and a potentially more affordable cost of living.

Roquebrune-Cap-Martin: Overhanging Elegance

Located just a few kilometers east of Monaco, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin is a picturesque little commune, a true Mediterranean pearl. This coastal town stands out for its understated elegance, peaceful beaches and breathtaking scenery. Visitors are immediately captivated by the breathtaking view from Roquebrune's old town, perched on a cliff overlooking the sea. The picturesque view is breathtaking, especially at sunset.

Culturally, Roquebrune-Cap-Martin may not be as lively as Monaco or Nice, but it still offers local cultural events such as art exhibitions, concerts and festivals. Families can enjoy the beaches and outdoor activities, including hiking, in the beautiful Parc de la Grande Corniche.

Residents and visitors alike can enjoy a tranquil lifestyle, combining nature and sophistication. Local restaurants offer first-class Mediterranean cuisine, while high-end boutiques offer luxury goods.

Synonymous with calm and authentic charm, it's an ideal escape for Monegasque residents looking for a breath of fresh air without going too far from the action of the city.

La Turbie: Historical Charm

Nestled in the hills overlooking Monaco, La Turbie is a town steeped in history and Provencal charm. Its main attraction is the Trophée d'Auguste, a well-preserved Roman monument commemorating Emperor Augustus' victory over the Alpine tribes. Visitors can explore this ancient site while enjoying panoramic views over the Mediterranean and Monaco.

Cultural life in La Turbie revolves around that of Nice or Monaco, but there are also local community events, Provencal markets and seasonal festivals. Residents appreciate the tranquility of seaside living and the proximity of nature.

For families, La Turbie offers a peaceful and secure environment, making it an attractive place to bring up children. A variety of outdoor activities can be enjoyed, including hiking in the surrounding mountains or days at the beach. The proximity of Monaco also offers educational and cultural opportunities for families.

La Turbie is also home to one of the Côte d'Azur's most famous viewpoints, the Tête de Chien, which offers a breathtaking bird's-eye view from Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat to the Italian border, while overlooking Monaco and its iconic rock.

The art of living in La Turbie is steeped in tranquility and tradition. The town offers picturesque alleyways, local markets and authentic Provencal cuisine. Hiking enthusiasts will appreciate the many trails that wind through the surrounding hills.

Although La Turbie is a little further from Monaco than Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, many La Turbie residents work in the Principality and maintain close links with Monegasque life.

Cap d'Ail: mediterranean Dolce Vita

Cap d'Ail, just west of Monaco, is a popular destination for its relaxed Mediterranean atmosphere and coastal charm. Mala beach is one of the region's most famous beaches, offering crystal-clear waters and seaside restaurants. It's the ideal place to relax in the sun and enjoy the Dolce Vita.

Lifestyle in Cap d'Ail is all about relaxation, gastronomy and conviviality. The town offers a variety of restaurants, bars and cafés where you can enjoy tasty Mediterranean dishes while watching the luxury boats go by.

Culturally, Cap-d'Ail can be quieter than neighboring big cities, but you'll find local events such as Provencal markets and summer festivals. Villa les Camélias is an outstanding cultural site to visit.

Cap d'Ail shares a land border with Monaco, making it the closest town to the Principality. Many Cap d'Ail residents work in Monaco, making it easy to commute between the two towns.

Beausoleil - Jewel of the Côte d'Azur

Known for its mild Mediterranean climate and breathtaking views of the surrounding region, including the neighboring Principality of Monaco, Beausoleil sits on a hillside overlooking the Mediterranean Sea and is adjacent to Monaco, making it a popular residential area for people working in or near the city-state.

Renowned for its proximity to the glamorous city of Monte Carlo in Monaco, it is also known for its picturesque Belle Époque and Art Deco architecture, making it an interesting place to explore for history and culture buffs.

A residential town with a peaceful atmosphere and spectacular views, Beausoleil is worth a visit: discover the Église Saint-Joseph, an example of the region's typical religious architecture located in the heart of Beausoleil; the Place de la Crémaillère, which offers a beautiful sea view and is an ideal starting point for exploring the town; the Rue de la Gare, one of Beausoleil's main streets, where you'll find stores, restaurants and cafés. Take the Montée de la Crémaillère, a staircase linking Beausoleil to Monaco, famous for its flower garden.

In conclusion, the region around Monaco offers a range of unique lifestyles, each with its own charm. Roquebrune-Cap-Martin impresses with its elegance, La Turbie with its history, and Cap d'Ail with its Mediterranean Dolce Vita.

These towns, all close to the Principality, enable their residents to enjoy the benefits of Monaco while retaining their own identity and tranquility. Whether you're looking for spectacular views, tradition or relaxation, the Côte d'Azur has it all.

For your real estate projects in the area, put your trust in the experts at our real estate agencies in Beaulieu-sur-Mer and Saint Jean Cap Ferrat.

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