Get to know Monaco, St. Tropez, and the Palace of Versailles. Monaco. For centuries this tiny principality, has been the playground for royalty. And, more recently, for the rich and famous. Resting on the colorful coast of the French Riviera and overlooking the beautiful waters of the Mediterranean, it's amazing climate, luxurious resorts and world famous casino, attracts tourists from all over the world. With a total area of less than one square mile, this tiny country uses every inch of space.
The French Riviera is one of the most famous resort destinations in the world. Its warm climate and its location on the Mediterranean, has made towns like San-Tropez and Monte-Carlo European hot spots for more than 100 years. Today, it continues to attract some of the world's most celebrated figures, Sir Roger Moore, Sir Elton John, Joan Collins, Tina Turner, just a few who call the French Riviera home.
The Chateau of Versailles, where the art and architecture of acclaimed artisans united with the abundance and arrogance of the aristocracy. Originally built in 1623 by Louis XIII as a hunting lodge, the king loved the Chateau so much that he decided to enlarge it. When his son, Louis XIV, ascended to the throne, he felt that Versailles was too small and too plain. So he began Embellishing the Chateau and work continued on Versailles all during his reign. Spending half of France's treasury and employing 30,000 workers, Louis XIV's grand vision for Versailles nearly bankrupted the country he loved and was so proud to rule.
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