29 Sep '17, 6pm

Wonder at the Prestigious Musee Oceanographique in #Monaco. #travel #France #luxury #holiday

At Essential Sailing, we love the history, culture and cuisine of the places we visit almost as much as the sailing to get there. Our Captain’s Blog brings you a taste of what to expect from our luxury crewed sailing holidays around the French and Italian Riviera. In this blog we wonder at the prestigious Musée Océanographique in Monaco. Sit back and be inspired. Perched high on a sheer cliff, this museum of marine science with its spectacular aquarium is the finest of its kind. Monaco’s prestigious Musée Océanographique on the French Riviera was founded in 1910 by Prince Albert I, who was an eager oceanographer, as an institute for scientific research and to house the many marine specimens he collected on his numerous voyages. Financed by profits from the Casino, it took 11 years and 100,000 tons of white stone from la Turbie to build. The resulting edifice, with its stag...

Full article: http://www.essentialsailing.com/musee-oceanographique/

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