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France PortsCannes, Corsica, Marseille, Nice, Sete, St. Tropez, Toulon, Villefranche. Includes Monaco (Monte Carlo)
We used the hop on, hop off bus for Monaco and did the complete loop twice, getting on and off.
We saw the changing of the guard at the palace. There are some great little shops both up by the palace and then on the main strip.
IMO, this is one port that you can do on your own.
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Hello - I copied this text from the VisitMonaco website. The program is called Monaco Grand Tour "get-on/get-off" bus (visitmonaco.com/en/News/Enchante-moi-Monaco/)
It stops right in front of the cruise ship pier and runs in regular intervals.
Get On or Off the Monaco Grand Tour Bus as You Please
Go and discover the Principality of Monaco and make the most of the magnificent viewpoints.
All the secrets of the Rock of Monaco, Fontvieille and Monte Carlo will be revealed to you, thanks to commentaries in your language through individual, single-use earphones.
Your “Pass,” which is valid for 1 or 2 days, allows you to get on and off the bus as you please at each of the 12 stops, so you can discover the many places of interest along our circuit – the Princely Palace, the Casino, museums …
Approximate duration of the tour without stops: 1 hour. This time can vary according to traffic conditions.
1-day pass: 17€
2-day pass: 20€
Senior Citizens/Students 1-day pass: 15€
Children (from 4 to 11 years accompanied by an adult): 7€
Special “last tour” price, non-cumulable reduction: 10 €