12 Reasons for you to discover Monaco
With 700 unrivalled events, hosted in the Principality, round the year, vacationing in Monaco is an experience that you will treasure for the rest of your life!
Why should you visit Monaco at least once in your life? Monaco is an independent state located on the French Riviera between Nice and Menton. The Principality of Monaco is known throughout the world for its Grand Prix and its casino, but it is also full of other surprises. Come and discover them throughout the year 2022.
Every year the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo meets in January, for the traditional Monte-Carlo Circus Festival and the New Generation Festival. Considered the most famous circus festival in the world, the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival raised the bar for its 45th edition this year.
In February, enjoy your romance rhymes with gastronomy for Valentine’s Day with your partner in Monaco. The Resort offers a breath-taking selection of suites, enough to enhance your weekend and discover the other treasures of the Principality. Monaco is full of the best gastronomic addresses to celebrate this Valentine’s Day!
In the month of March, discover the Principality’s mythical concert halls with the Printemps des Arts, a way to see Monaco from another angle.The festival will take place from March 10th to April 3rd where you will be able to discover new concert formats, with performers who take risks and go off the beaten track. Live this unique experience not to be missed!
In April, tennis is in the spotlight with the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters. The competition will be held from April 9 to 17 at the Monte-Carlo Country Club. It is one of the oldest and most prestigious competitions in the world of tennis where the best players in the world compete. It is the event of the season not to be missed!
If there is one season when you should go to the Principality, it is in May. Monaco will host 3 Grand Prix to delight all F1 fans. The Historic Grand Prix will launch this F1 season. It will be held from May 13 to 15. It is the perfect race for lovers of vintage cars. The E-Prix will also be back this year with only electric cars on the track. The Monaco Grand Prix will take place from May 26 to 29. It is the mythical Grand Prix par excellence that all drivers have dreamed of winning on the Principality’s track. Attending the Monaco F1 Grand Prix is an unforgettable moment!
Set against the mythical Rock of Monaco, the Oceanographic Museum is the “flagship” of the Foundation and raises awareness among more than 650,000 visitors per year. Beyond its remarkable architecture, it stands out for its world-renowned aquarium, its exhibition events and the alliance of art and science. The “Polar Mission” exhibition will be on display at the Oceanographic Museum from 4th June 2022.
Monaco often rhymes with fashion; many designers and luxury houses are in the Principality to benefit from the Monegasque notoriety. What if you took advantage of your visit to discover the new summer exhibition of the Grimaldi Forum? This year, the convention center welcomes the famous Christian Louboutin from July 9 to August 28, 2022.
Discover Monaco through spas. Whether you are looking for haute couture treatments, anti-aging or ancestral rituals, you are bound to find what you are looking for in the Principality. Take advantage of this summer on the French Riviera to discover unique Spas in the World: Indulge in extravagant massages of Spa Metropole by Givenchy for ultimate rejuvenation and take advantage of special Mediterranean Care treatments at Thermes Marins de Monte Carlo, for absolute pleasure and well-being.
In the month of September, the Monaco Yacht Show is the event of the year that brings together the yachting world in the Principality. This Show is world-renowned for the exceptional quality of its superyachts and their impressive length. This year the event will be held from 28th September to 1st October.
October is the perfect season to enjoy the Principality without the hustle and bustle of summer. Take the opportunity to stroll through the streets of Monaco-Ville and wander in the Condamine market, located in the heart of the Principality, a district where you can taste Monaco’s local specialties! At this time of the year, you will also be able to discover a funfair on the Port Hercule, something to delight young and old.
November is synonymous of the Principality’s National Day. The national day is celebrated on 19th November for all Monegasques and residents.
Visiting Monaco at this time of the year is an opportunity to associate with the Monegasques and the Prince’s family to live a true authentic experience close to the locals.
Why not spend your Christmas break in the Principality? At this time of the year, the mood is festive! Discover the famous lighting of the Christmas tree with all its decorations throughout the city. Take the opportunity to stroll around the Principality. The famous Casino Square is also decorated in the colours of Christmas with a splendid decor.
There is always a good reason to discover or rediscover the Principality of Monaco. Come and capture beautiful memories in Monaco with your loved ones!
Welcome to Monaco. A Riviera Gem. An international cultural center for ballet, opera, music, theatre and exhibitions. A place where great minds meet for business at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Experience heart-stopping sports action at Monaco, F1 Grand Prix and Tennis Masters and at the tables of the Casino de Monte-Carlo… or retreat to our luxurious spas (Les Thermes Marin, ESPA, Les Cinq Mondes, Willow Stream). World-class hotels (including the Hotel de Paris, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, Port Palace Monaco and the Hotel Hermitage) host the world’s most discerning guests.