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by Zsolt Szemerszky

Zsolt Szemerszky

Family oriented

Family oriented

One of the things that people rarely talk about is how family-oriented the Principality of Monaco is. It may be obvious that an ultra-rich environment offers various ultra-luxury and lifestyle services, but it is also important to see that Monaco offers exceptional care for families as well.

Despite its small size, Monaco has many small baby clubs, that your child can attend at an early age. I had some experience with the toddler club, and I have to say it is also a great place to meet with international people. While your toddler plays with other children, you can enjoy some tea, coffee and the good and interesting international company of the parents.

Most of these toddler clubs offer occasional entrance as well, therefore, if you are just visiting Monaco, you can still go there to get some inside experience about the Principality and its residents.

Of course, Monaco has many possibilities for education in local or private schools as well. Not to mention, most of the schools offer a multi-language education. When the time comes for university, the International University of Monaco offers well-recognised education and MBA programs.

I believe by relocating to the Principality of Monaco, you will be able to offer a good start for your children through strong start-up knowledge and credit for their aims.

There are various sport activities as well. Football in Monaco is highly cultivated, and AS Monaco is among the greatest football teams in Europe. Monaco also offers many sport activities for children such as basketball or swimming. The popularity of swimming is also growing, since H.S.H. Princess Charlène and her team came in fifth in swimming at the Sydney Olympic Games in 2000.

In the same year, the Princess won the gold medal for the 200m backstroke event at the “Marenostrum” international swimming meeting in Monaco. This is when she met Prince Albert II for the first time. He was presiding over the international competition.

And still nowadays, the Princess of Monaco holds many swimming lectures for the young ones, just as she also supports swimming education in her home country, South Africa. Basically, the Princess of Monaco launched her foundation in 2012 with the primary objective to save lives by putting an end to drowning.

Monaco also carries exceptionally equipped hospitals and medication centers, as well homes for elderly people.

However, what is really exceptional is the way that the Principality handles the question about heritage. In Monaco, the focus is always on your children. In the Principality, they are the biggest beneficiaries of your wealth and assets, not your spouse. You can also see that the legal system within the Principality protects your family and serves the best interest of your children in every respect.

And for those who did not believe in this, a few years ago, one can see a completely transformed Princely couple. Since 10 December 2014, the birth of the Princely twins, H.S.H. Princess Gabriella Thérèse Marie and H.S.H. Prince Jacques Honoré Rainier, family values are becoming more and more of a focus in the Principality of Monaco.

By having their new family, the twins not only strengthened the Princely couple’s love, but also their appreciation towards each other and other families in the Principality.

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