Monte Carlo Rolex Masters 2017

For a tiny Principality which measures just three miles long by one and a half miles wide, Monaco plays host to a number of world-class sporting events. There is of course the famous Monaco Grand Prix, which takes place in the heart of the Principality and not far from some of our most prestigious Monaco property for sale. Additionally, the world’s second smallest state also hosts one of the biggest tennis tournaments in Europe every April at the highly esteemed Monte Carlo Country Club. The event, called the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters in recognition of its sponsors, is part of the ATP tour’s clay court season and will take place this year between 15th and 23rd April. Continue reading

SIAM 2017: Monaco’s New Car Show

Monaco recently welcomed another high-profile show to add to its overflowing annual calendar of events. Those lucky enough to own or rent property in Monaco know that there are already a number of great car rallies and races in the Principality, but the new Motor Show takes the prestige to a whole new level. The brand new international car show, Salon International de l’Automobile de Monaco (SIAM), took place from 16th-19th February 2017. This was its inaugural event and it was a resounding success with 35,494 visitors attending during four days of shows, debates and conferences. Continue reading

AS Monaco Vs. Manchester City: An Historic Encounter

Ever since the announcement of the clash between two of the most in-form teams in European football in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions league, excited anticipation has been steadily building among the international football community. After a thrilling first leg, this anticipation is at a peak as fans look ahead to the second leg of the fixture, which is to be held in Monaco mid-way through March.

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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.

Video credit: Fête du Citron

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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