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 driver. (A supplement for transfer between 8pm and 7am may be charged).
A welcome package with a city map, train tickets (if 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, 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!
February 19, 2014
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Ann Saxon ,
November 06, 2013
"Our trip was fantastic!!! I cannot say enough good things. Lianne worked with our exact dates and time frame beautifully.Our drivers were prompt and friendly. The private guides were so knowledgeable. We left with an appreciation of the history, the culture, and the beauty of Andulasia. We were very pleased and will certainly recommend your company to friends and family."
Edwards Family ,
November 28, 2013
"People do not know what they are missing by not going to Romania. The landscape: beautiful, clean, untouched. The people: People exceeded friendly! Super safe. Wherever we went, we received the reception of "Welcome, welcome! You are our guest", by everyone. Food & Drink: Everything had such incredible flavor! They use only the freshest ingredients and everything is organic. Every meal was a new, exciting experience to our palettes. Architecture: The beauty, intricacy, history. One cannot help but appreciate the abundance of castles, churches and buildings boasting such incredible architecture. Experience Romania sooner than later! You’ll be so glad you did! Once again, Kensington Tours, and special thank you to Claudia.
Coby Scherr ,
November 05, 2013
"Everyone involved in our Portugal trip made it terrific. Exactly as advertised. Every event on time and most pleasant. Guides were well-informed, courteous and friendly. Really made for a great journey every time. Each hotel was clean, upgraded and staffed with knowledgeable and friendly folks. Breakfasts were complete -- almost too much to eat. It will always be a wonderful memory thanks to Kensington Tours."
Mike Mikkelsen ,
November 15, 2013
"Lianne Kim did a great job for us (on our tour of Spain). Most enjoyable - thanks for all you did."
November 09, 2013
"My trip to Holland and Belgium was a lifelong dream and Kensington Tours made it greater than my dream. I was treated like royalty, even when I missed some of my connections. They quickly solved any problems that U had. All the drivers were courteous and helpful. My accommodations were top notch. I would highly recommend them to anyone looking for a better tour experience. Thanks to Richard Racicot for booking the best fo me."
Couples Dellinger & Hubbell ,
November 06, 2013
"We've been raving to everyone about the food, the friendliness of the people and the amazing history and sites in Turkey. Yes, we want to go back."
John Edstrom ,
October 22, 2013
"Overall, our tour in Spain was very enjoyable, and well planned and executed. Our private tour of the Alhambra was excellent. Virginia, tour guide for royal palace ruins outside of Cordoba, was also excellent. In Seville, we went to the Flamenco Show/dinner, and the Flamenco was outstanding!"
Kevin Wilshere ,
October 19, 2013
"Great trip to Spain! Thanks again for all your help, Lianne. The destinations, hotels, guides and everything were all top notch."
Chery lWestlund ,
November 07, 2013
"My husband and I took a 3 week vacation to southern Europe and North Africa and had a great time. All the guides were very knowledgeable and bend over backwards to accommodate us. The arrangement made by Kensington went off without a hitch. This is our second trip with Kensington (we went to Peru in 2009) and we will certainly book with them again."
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