Monaco real estate is amongst the most sought after in the world, with limited space within the Principality keeping prices high and ensuring that property for sale in Monaco will always remain an investment. The majority of property for sale in Monaco is found in modern apartment blocks, many of which offer sea views, excellent facilities and 24-hour concierge service. The mainstay of Monaco luxury real estate also boasts second-to-none security solutions which are so essential for the majority of residents who travel to and from the Principality regularly and need to be able to leave their apartments - and loved ones - in the utmost security.
The Principality of Monaco is one of the safest places on the earth to live, with a very low crime rate and very high quota of policemen to residents. Walk down every avenue in the Principality and you are sure to bump into one of the state’s impeccably dressed policemen. All officers are armed. However, as well as having the largest police force and police presence in the world on a per-capita and per-area basis, the majority of apartments for sale in Monaco also benefit from sophisticated security systems ensuring complete peace of mind for those living there.
Five Reasons Why Monaco is One of the World’s Safest Places to Live:
There is one policeman for every 100 residents.
There is a system of 24-hour video surveillance spanning the entire surface of the Principality meaning that nothing goes unnoticed.
There are extra surveillance teams inside the Casino de Monte-Carlo and other gaming venues, as well as in many of the five-star hotels.
The Police can block all access in and out of the Principality in several minutes should the need ever arise.
The court system in Monaco often pronounces maximum sentences, which has resulted in a very low rate of delinquency.
How to get to Monaco
When driving in from France:
Continue on A8 from Nice towards Monaco.
Take exit 56-Monaco toward Monaco/Cap-d'Ail/Beausoleil.
Continue onto A500.
Continue on D6007.
When driving in from Italy:
Follow A10/E74/E80 and A8 to Route de la Turbie/D2564 in Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, France.
Take exit 58-Roquebrune from A8.
Take D51, Route de la Moyenne Corniche/D6007, Boulevard de la Turbie/D53 and right into Avenue de Verdun.
Good to know
Monaco is just 30 minutes drive - or six minutes in a helicopter - from Nice Cote d’Azur International airport, which offers direct flights to many international airports.
It is the world’s second smallest country; the Vatican City in Italy is marginally smaller.
The Principality of Monaco boasts one of the most successful football teams in Europe today - AS Monaco - which last season finished third in the French Ligue 1.