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Is Monaco Tap Water Safe To Drink?

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LAST UPDATED: 12:53 pm, April 8, 2021

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Can You Drink Tap Water in Monaco?

No, tap water is not drinkable.

Tap Safe includes data from many publicly available sources, including the WHO (World Health Organization), CDC (Center for Disease Control), and user submitted databases, but unfortunately there's not enough data about Monaco.

To see user submitted ratings of the water quality for Monaco, see the "User Submitted Ratings" box on this page.


Tap Water is considered to be fine for consumption within the European Union (EU). However, bottled water is still regulated by water regulations based on volume and contaminant levels. While bottled water may be deemed to be safe, when you travel to Monaco, be sure to talk to your travel agent to check that the quality of the tap water is up to par. Old pipes may be leaking dangerous water or other contaminants in that country could have pesticides or other harmful chemicals in it.

Tap Water Quality in Monaco is a bit better than in most European countries. The pipes have fewer problems than many other countries, however, the treatment and filtration systems used are not as advanced as they are in other parts of Europe or America. This is the main reason that bottled water is more affordable than tap water. As mentioned earlier, some older pipes may be leaking, but there are new ones being laid. As long as these old pipes are repaired, there shouldn''t be a probl

The estimated price of bottled water

$1.63 in USD (1.5-liter)


Monaco tap water
  • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 47% Moderate
  • Water Pollution 62% High
  • Drinking Water Quality and Accessibility 53% Moderate
  • Water Quality 38% Low

The above data is comprised of subjective, user submitted opinions about the water quality and pollution in Monaco, measured on a scale from 0% (lowest) to 100% (highest).

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Always take extra precautions, the water may be safe to drink when it leaves the sewage treatment plant but it may pick up pollutants during its way to your tap. We advise that you ask locals or hotel staff about the water quality. Also, note that different cities have different water mineral contents.

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