Monaco is one of the world's capital of luxury and it is a great place to shop for jewellery, perfumes or designer clothes. All the luxurious brands have set at least one boutique in the Principality and to be sure to not miss anything, you might want to read our guide on where to go shopping in Monaco
The "Carré d'Or" boutiques
If you are looking to buy the latest creations from fashion creators such as Christian Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton or Gucci, then head to the "Carré d'Or" neighbourhood, and especially the Avenue de Monte-Carlo, the Avenue des Beaux Arts and the Allées des Boulingrins. Located at the heart of Monaco, this world-renowned shopping area also features outstanding jewellery shops and amazing art dealers. A must-do if you like shopping Monaco
The Metropole Shopping Center Monaco
A shopping mall like no other, the Metropole Shopping Monaco
Center features 80 luxury stores spread on three floors where you will find the best in homeware, fashion, jewellery and bags. Ideal for a complete upscale shopping experience, the Metropole mall also has a gourmet area with exquisite restaurants and cafes. With its beautiful and luxurious decoration, it is definitely the best place to go shopping in Monaco on a rainy day.
The Monte Carlo Pavilions
With a futuristic design by the French architect Richard Martinet and a total surface of 2,500 squared meters, the Monte Carlo Pavilions is the new luxury shopping area in Monaco. Located in the Boulingrins Gardens, very close to the casino, these beautiful pavilions house upscale shops like Chanel, Miu Miu, Chopard and Balenciaga, but be quick, they are temporary and will only remain for two years.
The Fontvieille Commercial Centre
If you want to buy groceries and other "standard" products, go to the Fontvieille Commercial Center, close to Fontvieille harbour, where you will find a Carrefour supermarket and a Decathlon store, great for sports equipment. There are also some fast foods and cheap restaurants, making an interesting spot for families.
The Condamine Market
Like every other Mediterranean cities, Monaco has its own daily market with a very Provencal touch. It's probably the best place to go if you want to shop fruits and vegetables or other local delicacy. For the complete morning experience, stop at a cafe on the square and relax on the terrace, watching others do their shopping Monaco