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Monaco Classic Week: an event combining yachting and tradition.

A prestigious appointment. The Monaco Classic Week has been organized since 1994 by the Yacht Club of Monaco. This event, which is characterized by elegance and tradition, takes place every two years at Port Hercule. Its uniqueness lies in bringing together traditional sailboats, vintage motor yac ...


At Museums for You: free activities in the museums of the French Riviera.

are participating in the first edition of the A Musées Vous event. Fun activities await you in every corner of the Alpes-Maritimes department and in Monaco, thanks to the participation of the following museums: • The Fernand Léger National Museum in Biot at 225 chemin du Val de Pôme 06110 Bi ...


The Monaco Christmas Village: an enchanted world

The magic of Christmas in the Principality Every year since 1999, the Monaco Christmas Village has invited young and old to enter an enchanted universe. On this occasion, the Quai Albert 1er takes on a festive atmosphere with : - a Christmas market featuring handicrafts and regional specialties ...


French Riviera: where to see the most beautiful Christmas cribs?

he Christmas village of Cannes you can also admire a traditional Provencal crib rich with more than 150 santons from Provence! The Way of the Cribs in Monaco Since 2014, the Principality of Monaco has been exhibiting about 60 Christmas cribs along a route from the Rampe Major to the Rock. The ...


Hôtel de Matignon: 5 unusual facts about this building and its garden

1- This mansion belonged to the princes of Monaco Did you know that before becoming one of the symbols of the French state, the Hôtel de Matignon belonged to the princes of Monaco? The current residence of the Prime Minister owes its name to Jacques III de Matignon, who bought it in 1723 from t ...


Roquebrune-Cap-Martin: a superb seaside resort.

Discover Roquebrune-Cap-Martin Roquebrune-Cap-Martin is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department located between Monaco and Menton, a few kilometers from the Italian border. This beautiful seaside resort on the Côte d'Azur covers 933 hectares and 7 kilometers of coastline. Its different neighb ...


Monaco Yacht Show: the largest international yachting show

Presentation of the exhibition Monaco, the world capital of yachting, welcomes the international flagship of yachting every September for the Monaco Yacht Show. This show, created in 1991, is the largest exhibition of superyachts in the world: a must-attend international event in the sector! ...


The Monte-Carlo Television Festival: an unmissable event

Presentation The Monte-Carlo Television Festival was created in 1961 by Prince Rainier III of Monaco in order to 'encourage a new form of artistic expression in the service of peace and understanding between men'. This event brings together every year in June eminent television personalities fro ...


Ascros : 5 good reasons to visit this village in the Alpes-Maritimes

uld have been built in the 11th century, is closely linked to the Grimaldi barony. This is why the village is now part of the Grimaldi historical sites of Monaco (see link below). As for the village's well-preserved Romanesque church, it dates from the 12th century. Don't hesitate to take the Mon ...


Travel to the United States: what are the formalities?

tion are: Andorra, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brunei, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. You are eligibl ...


The Legion of Honor: History and Characteristics

rder of the Legion of Honor cannot be made in a grade higher than that of Knight, except when it comes to honoring a foreign personality: Prince Albert of Monaco was thus directly elevated to the dignity of Grand Officer of the order in 1984. Winning a gold medal at the Olympic Games is subject to ...


Josephine Baker: 5 things to know about this extraordinary artist

man and the first black woman to receive this national honor, one of the greatest tributes that can be paid in France. Her body, however, will remain in Monaco where the artist is currently buried. The only thing that will be seen at the Pantheon is a cenotaph with a plaque as for Aimé Césaire ...


The Platypus: the amazing boat that scans the Mediterranean

ation to lead a reconnaissance and cleaning expedition in the Mediterranean Sea. This boat criss-crossed the Mediterranean coastline from Marseille to Monaco. An observation mission organized by Blue Odyssey From June 8 to 28, 2022, the Platypus sailed and cleaned the Mediterranean Sea as part o ...


The Baux-de-Provence: a magical destination for Christmas.

half-troglodytic. Its two naves carved into the rock date back to the 12th century. The stained-glass windows, which were donated by Prince Rainier of Monaco in 1962, bear the Bethlehem star which is the symbol of the commune. But above all, it is in this beautiful Romanesque church that the midnig ...