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The Monegasque bathing season starts with full respect for the environment and health.

The Reserve de Larvotto, the Plage des Pêcheurs and the Solarium Nouvelle Digue are ready to welcome Monegasques and visitors for a new summer season.

The Gouvernement Princier (Prince's Government) reaffirms its commitment to guarantee safe bathing and provide high quality of beach facilities while inviting users to adopt behaviour that respects the environment and collective well-being.

To achieve this outcome, Guidelines have been published to inform and raise awareness on waste and sea pollution reduction, safe swimming, drowning prevention and nature respect. The Guide pour une baignade responsable et sûre en Principauté (Guide for responsible and safe swimming in the Principality) can be easily donwloaded via Prince's Government official website.

Photo >> The most popular Larvotto Beach ©

As for the sanitary monitoring, the Environment Directorate carries out weekly samples and analyses. The results are then disclosed on a weekly bases at the Larvotto police station to ensure a straight-to-the-point communication and to allow audience finding the development of sea water quality. Moreover, hygiene and cleaning services by Société Monégasque d’Assainissement will be offered every day on the coastal area from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m..

As for waste prevention, a special attention will be paid to cigarette ends within «Monaco Zero Mégots» project , led by the Mairie de Monaco (Town Hall of Monaco), the Monegasque Sanitation Company and the Directorate of Tourism and Congress, an awareness campaign with the aim to encourage waste collection and pollution prvention.

Photo >> Abstract from "Guide for responsible and safe swimming in the Principality" © Gouvernement Princier

As previous years, a special net will be set at Larvotto Beach to avoid contact of bathers with jellyfish, under the supervision of the Directorate of Maritime Affairs.

All residents and visitors are warmly invited by Monegasque authorities to follow the rules of common sense to allow a peaceful coexistence with natural elements throughout summer 2024. ***

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By Maurice Abbati

Journalist; Editor; Communication, Media and Public Relations Specialist

Lecturer and Author in English language of Technical Articles and the Manual: "Communicating the Environment to Save the Planet, a Journey into Eco-Communication" by Springer International Publishing.

Cover page of PhD manual by Maurice Abbati


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