The Famous Menton Lemon Festival 2017

Introduction to the Festival

The Menton Lemon Festival brings the French Riviera to life each February in one of the most creatively unusual ways imaginable. What started in 1929, when a hotelier organised an exhibition of flowers and citrus fruits in the garden of Hotel Riviera, has flourished into the one of the largest events in the French Riviera, attracting a greater crowd even than Monaco’s Grand Prix.

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Best skiing near Monaco for 2017

The Principality of Monaco is renowned the world over for its glamour and prestige. Not only does it have a myriad of attractive streets that are lined with designer boutiques, five-star hotels and elegant bars, but it is also host to an array of famous events such as the F1 Grand Prix. However, its coastal location and superyacht-filled port mean that many fail to realise just how close the tiny sovereign state is to some of France’s finest skiing regions. Skiing near the French Riviera and Monaco is easy to access and varied. Continue reading

The Monaco Motor Show 2017: An Exciting New Addition to Monaco’s Calendar of Events

Residents of Monaco are used to an exciting calendar of events year round and this year, there are even more to look forward to. Car enthusiasts who have invested in Monte Carlo real estate are fortunate that a brand new international car show is coming to the Principality. The open-air Salon International de l’Automobile de Monaco (SIAM) will take place from 16th-19th February 2017. Those who live in apartments in Monte-Carlo will be right on the doorstep of a huge exhibition of top-of-the-range vehicles since the event will be held across eleven central locations including Quai Albert 1, the Grimaldi Forum and the Casino Square. Continue reading

Cultural Highlights: What’s On in Monaco in 2017?

Monaco is a small country, but it packs a lot of events into 12 months and two square kilometres of space. The prestigious Principality enjoys a rich sports and cultural programme that benefits from no expense being spared. Monaco offers an endless array of year-round entertainment to its residents and visitors for both business and pleasure. Those who live in the luxury apartments of Monaco have a fantastic range of events to look forward to in 2017. We’ve highlighted the main events below, but there are a host of other smaller events, exhibitions and shows to look forward to throughout the year. Continue reading

The Parks and Gardens of Monaco

The Principality of Monaco is an incredibly appealing place to set up home. Aside from some of the world’s most luxurious real estate, Monaco offers world-famous cultural events, easy access to most of the Mediterranean, and a scenic environment to enjoy. In addition to the natural beauty of the Mediterranean Sea and the verdant mountains that tower above, various parks and gardens are scattered throughout the settlement, enriching the scenery and the standard of living for Monaco’s inhabitants. We’ve compiled a list of Monaco’s major parks for you to enjoy throughout the year. Continue reading