PLAYGROUNDS OF MONACO

The children of Monaco are blessed with year round outdoor play weather and an abundance of playgrounds, but how sure are you that you've seen them all? Feel free to browse through our compilation of playgrounds hidden in the various district's of the Principality left for you to discover. The public parks are managed according to eco-friendly principles and are all distinctive in their own way.


Princess Antoinette Park

Princess Antoinette Park has playgrounds for children of all ages spread out over different levels. At the bottom entrance of the park you will find an enclosed toddler playground with sand-pit, a summer café that offers light refreshments, and access to the clay mini-golf court. In the middle and higher sections of the park there are a variety of other play areas and activities for children and adolescents including a multipurpose sports grounds for ball games, table tennis, badminton, volleyball, as well as a small skateboard park. For the youngest visitors, there’s the mini farm, which is home to sheep, goats, ducks, chickens and rabbits. Recently a new bamboo "Zen Area" has been added to the middle of the park where you might find someone practicing Yoga or TaiChi.

Entry: Free Opening Hours: 8.30 am (17:30 winter/19:00 summer) Tip: In the summer months take mosquito protection for the late afternoon

Address: 54 Boulevard du Jardin Exotique, 98000 Monaco


Trocadéro Playground

The popular Trocadéro playground at the Place du Moulin was completely renovated with a new shock absorbing floor, new playground structures and installations in March 2018. A very popular park for after school play and throughout the weekend, including lots of room to run and climb.

Entry: Free Opening Hours: 9/10am - 6/7pm depending on the season

Address: Place du Moulin, 98000 Monaco


Larvotto Beach Playground

CLOSED DUE TO STORM DAMAGE

Pebble playground with climbing structure and a ship-shaped slide, located on Larvotto Beach. With trees providing some sun coverage, and easy access from the promenade, this is a busy place during the summer.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Left end of beach, Larvotto, 98000 Monaco

Bus Stop: Larvotto


Fontvieille Playground

The Fontvieille Playground is located beside the Princess Grace Rose Garden of Fontvieille and the Duck Pond (ducks, geese, water turtles). The combination of the three locations makes one’s visit here even more interesting. The playground has recently added a small shaded area behind the toddler playground but is otherwise exposed to the sun throughout the day. There is a small carousel operated by the kiosk next to the playground. It is open throughout peak hours (late afternoons on weekends, and more frequently in the summer).

Age: two separate playgrounds: one with a part for children from the age of 6 months - 5 years, equipped with two swings, a slide, a spring game and educational games for children. The second playground is dedicated to children aged 6+, equipped with a large climbing frame and spring-loaded games.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Behind the Chapiteau de Fontvieille 5 Avenue des Ligures, 98000 Monaco

Bus Stop: Roseraie


Costa Playground

A small, clean open playground with a train engine theme, measuring 54 m2, is located on the top of the Costa Car Park or next to the elevators descending to the port.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: 10-12 Avenue de la Costa, 98000 Monaco


Le Palais Playground & Saint-Martin Gardens

A cozy playground located in Monaco-Ville, next to the Palace, which is hard to spot at a first glance. This is a wonderful place with a soft rubber carpet and a panoramic view at Fontvieille. The benches are available in the shadow of the trees for you to relax. Locals are rare here, but the tourists’ children are rushing back and forth in a cheerful international crowd. Public transport is available, take bus number one or two up to the Monaco-Ville, and go until the last stop, then walk towards the direction of the Palace and descend downhill to the left from the Palace Square. Don't miss the calm gardens which the playground sits next to, which includes beautiful view and a small fish pond.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Down to the left of the Palace, Monaco-Ville, 98015 Monaco

Bus Stop: Monaco-Ville


Rue Princesse Caroline Playground

Located at the bottom of the popular pedestrian zone in la Condamine, on the corner of rue Princesse Caroline and boulevard Albert 1er, this small play area has a cute fire engine to climb on and a few benches for enjoying a short break.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: 20-22 Rue Princesse Caroline, 98000 Monaco


Place d’Аrmes Playground

Also referred to as the Market Square, this playground is located next to the major roundabout in the Condamine. While the parents are at the covered or open market or are drinking coffee at the square, the children can play in their plain view. Many local kids come here in the evenings with their scooters and balls.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Place d'Armes, 98000 Monaco

Bus Stop: Place d'Armes

Promenade Honoré II Playpark

At the end of the Promenade Honoré II you can find a medium sized play area surrounded by lots of room for children to ride their bikes and play without the worry of streets. Climbing structures and slides can be found here, with something for children of all ages.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Promenade Honoré II , 98000 Monaco


Jardin d'Enfants - Pont de la Rousse Playground

A smaller and less busy playground is located near the Chateau Perigord, just in front of the tall Annonciade building in the Rousse district of Monaco. Kids of any age, from the most little to big ones, can play here. The playground is small, but offers two climbing and play areas. If anyone thinks it is too noisy at Trocadéro (Place des Moulins), this playground usually offers a smaller crowd. It is likely to be the most comfortable choice for the most little children, so that bigger kids do not push them down. The playground has benches in the shadow.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Chemin de la Rousse, 17 avenue de l'Annonciade, 98000 Monaco

Bus Stop: la Rousse


Le Jardin de L'Âne Playground

A quiet playground near the Ecole de Fontvieille and behind the Louis II Stadium for children to run, play and explore. Workout center for adults can also be found here. This playground is different from the other playgrounds in Monaco as it has more of a nature feel, surrounded by trees and lots of wooden activities to enjoy. Don't miss the hidden little library box (wooden structure): Take Book, Share a Book. Everything just a short walk from the Fontvieille Shopping Center.


Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: near 3 Avenue des Guelfes, 98000 Monaco

Bus Stop: Roseraie


The Fontvieille Shopping Centre Play Area

A tiny strip of fun for those kids who need to burn some energy before or after a big shop.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Centre Commercial Fontvieille, 98000 Monaco

Bus Stop: Centre Commercial Fontvieille


Les Bougainvilliers Playpark

Tiny play area near the entrance to the train station and above the Rue Grimaldi Post Office on the Bougainvilliers Allée.

Entry: Free

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: 15 Allée Lazare Sauvaigo, 98000 Monaco


Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

A stunning rooftop area to play and relax after a visit to the museum. It includes a panorama terrace, turtle island for observing, and a restaurant overlooking the large open children's playground. Definitely worth the visit. Just bring sunscreen as there is zero coverage for the kids at play.

Entry: Included in your admission to the museum

Opening Hours: 24/7

Address: Av. St-Martin . MC 98000 Monaco

Bus: Take bus numbers 1 or 2 in the direction of Monaco Ville and get off at the last stop.

Website: www.oceano.mc


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