With the French Riviera as your homebase, you will head to Monaco to be in the heart of the action and watch the race from your grandstand seats.
Experience the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, a race which has long been considered the most important and prestigious automobile race in the world. Under the watchful eye of three generations of Monaco's royal family this race provides and exceptional location of glamour and distinction to motor sports. The race has been held on the same circuit each year since 1929 as the world's premiere drivers navigate through the famous harbour and into the city streets of Monte Carlo and La Condamine. The race is held on a narrow course with many elevation changes and tight corners as well as a tunnel, making it one of the most demanding tracks in Formula One.
Ask your destination expert about upgrading your credentials to a private terrace or even to the Paddocks. Add Pit Lane Tours, the Amber Lounge Fashion Show or even the Billionaire's Party.
Contact us for Monaco Grand Prix group packages, corporate events, yacht rental, or complete Riviera vacations.
Airport transfer with private vehicle and English speaking driver. (A supplement for transfer between 8pm and 7am may be charged).
A welcome package with your vouchers, and itinerary, city map(s) and train tickets (where relevant) and any other touristic information that we deem you may find useful will be waiting for you upon your arrival at your first hotel on your trip.
Enjoy any of the number of shared tours in and around Nice such as a morning panoramic tour of the city, a tour to the medieval towns of Biot (known for its glassblowing) and Grasse (known for its perfumes), an excursion to many of the pretty villages along the French Riviera such as Gourdon, Tourettes and Vence or a day to discover Northern Italy's markets. There are lots of options to choose from. Please contact your Kensington Sales Advisor if you are interested in any of the above activties or would like to discuss other possibilities.
The Best Western Hotel (3*), an attractive Belle Epoque building, is located in the centre of town, close to the main shopping areas and Massena Square. The hotel is only 10 minutes from the beach. The lobby with a large chandelier is small and tastefully decorated and leads off to a bar and lounge area furnished with comfortable chairs, sofas and wrought iron tables with glass tops. This hotel has been entirely refurbished; it is an excellent property in a prime location.
Enjoy the short train ride to Monaco. You can purchase your tickets for the train locally. Your journey will take approximately 30 minutes.
The Circuit de Monaco hosts arguably the world's most famous auto race, The F1 Monaco Grand Prix. The circuit's reputation has been built on luxury with its exceptional location in the harbour where drivers race past glamour and prestige. This narrow city course is laid out on the streets of Monaco with many tight corners, elevation changes and a tunnel which makes it one of the most difficult, demanding and deangerous courses in history. This course lives up to the expectations of its Royal family who have overseen the race for 3 generations.
Your grand stand seats will offer an upclose view of the track and drivers as they fly past you. There are various options in terms of location of grandstand tickets with varying prices depending on the vantage points. Please refer to the grid above to reference which area ticket(s) have been included in your itinerary and speak with your destination expert if you would like to discuss potentially changing location.
As a bonus, you will have complimentary access to the the pits on Friday May 24th!
Enjoy the short train ride to Nice. Your journey will take approximately 30 minutes. Please note that these tickets must be purchased locally so have not been included in your trip cost.
After the qualifying day yesterday today the excitement continues to mount as this is RACE DAY!!! Make your way to your grandstand seat for the final Race day. Catch all the action on the track and watch as the winner celebrates their victory!
Citizens of other countries may require a visa. Please ask your Sales Advisor. These requirements change often and therefore it is best that you check with the Embassy of France for the most up to date visa information.
HEALTHHealth insurance is recommended. Medical facilities are good quality. We recommend that you see a health-care provider who specializes in Travel Medicine. The doctor or health-care provider will determine what vaccinations and medication you will need, depending on factors such as your health and immunization history, areas of the country you will be visiting, and planned activities. For more information on travel requirements, visit the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) website: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/destinations/france.aspx COUNTRY INFOCapital: Paris. Government: Republic since 1792. Language: French is the official language. Many people speak at least some English. Religion: Approximately 83% Roman Catholic; Protestant 2%; Muslim 5% Time: GMT + 1 (GMT + 2 from last Sunday in March to last Sunday in October). Electricity: 220 volts AC, 50Hz. Two-pin plugs are widely used. Telephone: Country code +33. Mobile Telephone: Roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone companies. Coverage is excellent. Internet: Public access is available at Internet cafes in most cities.
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