Monaco is both a city and country on the French Riviera which is sovereign and independent. With a glamorous and luxurious Mediterranean coastline, Monaco is one of the top destinations for superyachts and beautiful boats. Visitors are also wowed by the luxe hotels, shops, restaurants, and casinos. Also, the Formula One Monaco Grand Prix, which takes place once every year, is a crowd puller. With regards to casinos, the Monte Carlo Casino is a grand location that has pulled the rich people to go to Monaco and play. The official language is French and the food is mainly French but there is also a heavy Italian culture present.