A city of glitz, glamour and wealth, Monaco wins the hearts of tourists and F1 fans looking for a luxury getaway.
A destination filled with history, fame and stunning beauty, this tiny country situated in the picturesque French Riviera has plenty of sights to explore when you’re not soaking up all the racing action. Here are our top things to do whilst you are in Monaco.
Test your luck at the Casino
Casinos have played a large role in shaping Monaco’s history and as a result, the country is now recognised as one of the world’s most sumptuous and lavish destinations for high-rollers.
To truly immerse yourself in this experience, start at the famous Casino de Monte Carlo – the epitome of luxury. Built in 1863, this building is the beating heart of the principality and retains its original architectural beauty. Head inside to see its incredible décor including marble atrium and grand chandeliers and try your luck at one of the tables. Make sure to check opening times over the Grand Prix weekend to ensure you don’t miss out.
Relax at Larvetto Beach
Get your designer sunnies and sunbathe with the rich and famous at Larvetto Beach. With a backdrop of luxury apartments and a stunning view of the Mediterranean, this man-made beach is open to the public and packed with bronzed international bodies. Take a dip in the calm waters or step up the action and try activities like jet-skiing, kayaking, waterskiing or wakeboarding.
Visit the Collection de Voitures Anciennes
Housing over 100 vintage vehicles including a De Dion Bouton from 1903 and an American post-war 1953 Cadillac, the Collection de Voitures Anciennes is the perfect destination for car enthusiasts. Located on the Terrasses de Fontvieille, the museum contains the car collection of Prince Rainier III who collected the cars since the 50s. His haul includes various Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis, Rolls-Royces and several F1 and rally cars.
Discover the Old Town
Uncover Monaco’s history in Monaco Ville, the only part of the country to have retained its original old town. Located on a rock overlooking the Mediterranean, the town features windy, narrow alleyways from the middle ages that lead to extraordinary cathedrals, gardens and palaces. Discover the Place Saint Nicolas and Placette Bosio, the Chapel of Mercy, Palais de Justice and the Cathedral, a Roman-Byzantine style building built in 1875.
Sports Car Experience
Feel the rush and take the ride of your life in a luxury sports car. Take to the famous streets of Monaco with a 30 or 60-minute driving experience in a Lamborghini, Ferrari or Aston Martin. Take a tour of the amazing Cote d’Azur and see the coastline, beaches and harbours fly by as you enjoy the stunning views.
F1 Yacht Experience
Spend the F1 weekend onboard a luxury tri-deck yacht and watch the Formula 1 from the harbour.
Imagine yourself with a glass of champagne on one of Monaco’s luxurious yachts, taking in views of the harbour and the F1-action on the track.
Spending the Grand Prix on a yacht is the ultimate Monaco experience, and the Yacht VIP Package will treat you to impeccable service and top selections of food and drinks in a supremely luxurious setting. Book your Yacht Experience with Keith Prowse Travel.
Discover Monaco when you book your Monaco Grand Prix package with Keith Prowse Travel.