You don’t need really anything to inspire you to visit Monaco. Just say the word Monaco and peoples eyes light up. It is the epitome of luxury travel. One of the nicest places in the world. Did you know Monaco was a country and that it’s not actually a part of France, even though it’s along the French Riviera? Our driver was extremely knowledgeable as he toured us around this tiny country. Monaco is the second smallest country by area in the world; only Vatican City is smaller. Monaco is also the world’s second smallest monarchy, and is the most densely populated country in the world.