Monaco Introduces Curfew, Fines Up To €200

Port Monaco night

Photo: Nancy Heslin

Effective Sunday, March 22 and until further notice, the government has announced “a restriction on night travel,” between 10 p.m. and 5 a.m in the Principality.

Individual physical activity, or taking out or walking the dog is now banned during this time.

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The message comes directly from Prince Albert, following curfew measures taken by the Prefecture of the Alpes-Maritimes on Saturday. Exemptions will be made for authorized workers only.

For those having to purchase essential supplies for professional activity, or for purchases of basic necessities in establishments and local shops authorized to be open to the public, the restriction on night travel will have also apply. Shops now have a right to close to the public at 9:30 p.m.

Any resident not respecting the curfew could be fined up to €200 by police.