Monaco Grand Prix at the Fairmont

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Monaco’s Formula 1 Grand Prix is undeniably one of the most prestigious sporting events in the world. Who has never dreamt of one day actually attending the race? Who has never longed to mingle with the event’s “aficionados” in the legendary Principality of Monaco, watching race cars negotiate the most famous bend in the championship? Set against the sparking Mediterranean Sea, stunning architecture, limestone cliffs, glamorous casinos and a plethora of celebrities, it is no wonder that the season’s most coveted ticket is to the Monaco Grand Prix. This premium package gives you access, on both Saturday and Sunday, to an exclusive terrace overlooking 75% of the racetrack complete with 5 star hospitality featuring delicious gourmet cuisine, fine spirits, bilingual host & hostess. Guests will enjoy a thrilling Ferrari tour along the French Rivera, helicopter transfers to and from the airport, lavish accommodations at the Fairmont Monte Carlo and much more. If you are looking for a prestigious, exciting and championship experience, welcome to Monte Carlo! Show More »

Day
Activities Hotel & Meals
Hotel & Meals
  • Day 1 Nice
    Nice
    • Transfer - Private - Airport Transfer & Panoramic Tour (4hrs) - Vehicle/Driver
    • France - Welcome Package South
    Negresco (5*)
    Breakfast
  • Day 2 Nice
    Nice
    • Private - 1/2 Day Antibes, Cannes and Grasse with Perfumerie Visit (5 hrs) - Vehicle/Guide
    Negresco (5*)
    Breakfast
  • Day 3 Nice to Monte Carlo
    Nice to Monte Carlo
    • Air - Nice - Monaco [Helicopter (shared flight) - incl. transfer to Hotel in Monaco] - Helicopter/Vehicle/Driver
    • Grand Prix Welcome Amenities
    • Fairmont Room Description
    Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room
    Breakfast
  • Day 4 Monte Carlo to Monaco Grand Prix
    Monte Carlo to Monaco Grand Prix
    • Buffet breakfast
    • Private - 1/2 Day Walking Tour (4hrs) - Guide
    • Optional Ferrari Drive
    • Access to Roof Top Terrace overlooking Hairpin Turn
    • Complimentary Internet Access
    • Optional Fine Dining in Monaco
    Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room
    Breakfast
  • Day 5 Monte Carlo
    Monte Carlo
    • Access to Roof Top Terrace overlooking Hairpin Turn
    Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room
    Breakfast
  • Day 6 Monte Carlo
    Monte Carlo
    • Access to Roof Top Terrace overlooking Hairpin Turn
    Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room
    Breakfast
  • Day 7 Monte Carlo
    Monte Carlo
    • Transfer - Monte Carlo - Nice [Helicopter (shared) to Nice Airport] - Vehicle/Helicopter/Pilot
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Day 1: Nice

Be met at the Airport arrivals hall by a professional English speaking Driver and take a panoramic tour of the city of Nice. The tour end up at Nice City center. 

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.

Accommodation: Negresco (5*)

Negresco Hotel (5*) is designed from the Belle Epoque era and is located on Promenade des Anglais, overlooking the Bay of Angels in Nice. Built in 1912 and classified as a National Historic Monument in 1974, Hotel Negresco is one of the few remaining privately owned palaces still existing in the world. Jeanne Augier, owner and chairman, has created a unique living museum. Throughout the hotel, epic periods in the history of France are represented, from the renaissance to the 3rd Millennium. The 96 rooms and 21 suites are individually decorated, reflecting styles such as Louis XIII and Art Deco. Dine at the luxurious Michelin Star restaurant Le Chantecler and feast on Provence-inspired cuisine. The vibrantly coloured La Rotonde Brasserie features a simple menu full of creative surprises. Dine on the beautiful terrace, which opens onto the sea and the sun. Unwind with a refreshing cocktail while listening to the rhythm of jazz and Latino music at Le Relais Bar. Venture out into the city to explore local shops, or, visit the hotel’s partner private beach, Le Neptune. Negresco has also partnered with a local spa, which features massages, hairdressing, manicures and more. The concierge at Negresco Hotel are happy to arrange guests’ opera and theatre tickets, as well as any other activities.

Nice
Nice
Negresco Hotel
Negresco Hotel

Day 2: Nice

Enjoy a private half day tour and visit the Provencal towns of Antibes, Cannes and Grasse. After your hotel pick up by a private vehicle and driver-licensed guide, admire the sea view from la Garoupe, pass the celebrities villas of Cap d’Antibes and arrive by the ramparts in Antibes. Free time to discover Old Town, Billionaire’s Quay, home to dynastic yachts and overlooked by the 16 c. Fort Vauban. Enjoy the coast line to Golfe-Juan where Napoleon landed in 1815, Juan-Les-Pins, passing by the famous seafront and Pine Grove with trendy boutiques. In Cannes, city of Festivals, fireworks and film stars, stop at the Film Festival Palace and see the stars handprints, the shops, the sandy beaches and enjoy the famous Croisette Boulevard and the chic of Cannes. Get to Grasse, the world capital of perfume and enjoy a guided visit of the perfume factory Fragonard. Discover the old town of Grasse, before you will be returned to your hotel.

Accommodation: Negresco (5*)
Perfume bottles - Grasse
Perfume bottles - Grasse

Day 3: Nice - Monte Carlo

Enjoy a shared helicopter flight between Nice Heliport and Monaco. The service also includes a transfer to your hotel.

To put you in the mood, you'll be presented with a special Grand Prix welcome amenities upon arrival.

All Fairmont rooms are large and relaxing offering private terraces overlooking the hotel’s private gardens. The terrace includes a deck chair and breakfast sitting area. The rooms feature all the lastest modern amenities for a confortable stay in Monte Carlo. The marble bathroom features a bath with shower, separate bidet and water closet. Bed Type: one King or two Twin beds  Size: 377 sq. ft. - 35 m²  View: Garden view.

Accommodation: Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room

The Fairmont Monte Carlo hotel is an unique luxury convention resort located in the heart of the Principality of Monaco, nestled between Italy and France on the Côte d’Azur. The hotel is one of the largest in Europe. The Riviera offers over 300 days of sunshine throughout the year. Monaco is a synonym for luxury. A place where the international elite gather, a harbor for the most beautiful yachts, a prestigious location for the most prestigious events, the Principality is known to everyone. Among Monte Carlo hotels, The Fairmont is a lavish retreat that puts the Principality at your doorstep and allows you to immerse yourself in the region’s joie de vivre. Fairmont Monte Carlo offers 602 guest rooms, residences and suites, two restaurants, a bar, a new pool space on the roof, a stunning new Willow Stream Spa, that let you rediscover all your energy and the new Willow Stream Fitness & pool, the ideal place for a work-out overlooking the Riviera, shopping arcade and in-house Casino.

View of Monte Carlo
View of Monte Carlo
Fairmont Monte Carlo
Fairmont Monte Carlo

Day 4: Monte Carlo - Monaco Grand Prix

A buffet breakfast is on offer each morning at the L'Horizon Deck restaurant which boasts a 360° view over the Principality's legendary Opera House, Prince's Palace, and Casino. The restaurant offers a new-concept in harmony with the health of the planet and sustainable development with a focus placed on Mediterranean food based on local products.

Enjoy a private walking tour of Monte Carlo today. Your guide will help navigate through the narrow streets of the old town. You'll see the cathedral where Monaco's princes and princesses are buried, and Prince Albert II's residence in Palace Square. You'll be able to view the harbour and Casino Square from this vantage point, before continuing to explore the old town streets. There is much charm to discover in this small city.

With the exposure to all of the racecars over these few days, you may well feel like getting behind the wheel of a luxury car yourself! Consider taking a spin during your time here. Options are available from 15 to 30 minutes as well as a 2 hour excursion, with either with a professional driving instructor as your pilot or the choice to take the wheel and be in the drivers seat with the driving instructor as your passenger. Just imagine it - taking a thrilling drive along the most beautiful roads and panoramas of the French Riviera between Monaco and Nice, or  exploring the winding hill side road that is as spectacular as the scenery. Ferrari has built its reputation on creating a symbolic and emotional relationship between car and driver. With its racing pedigree, Ferrari has built cars which far exceed the expectations of their owners. Please speak to your Sales Advisor if you are interested in adding this into your itinerary. 

Enjoy access to the Roof Top Terrace of the Fairmont Monte Carlo which overlooks the famous Hairpin Turn during your stay.

Enjoy complimentary Internet Access during your stay.

There are lots of fine dining options to choose from in Monaco. Interestingly, some of the best fine dining options are restaurants within some of the luxury hotels. Here are a couple of suggestions;
Le Louis XV: Alain Ducasse's legendary three-Michelin-starred restaurant in Hôtel de Paris. The 17th-century Versailles-style golden chic of Le Louis XV sets the scene for a memorable culinary feast.  Everything is light and attuned to the seasons, with intelligent, modern interpretations of provençale and northern Italian dishes. Tel: 377-98-06-88-64. Website: http://www.hoteldeparismontecarlo.com
 
Le Grill de l'Hôtel de Paris:
In the flood of publicity awarded to this hotel's street-level restaurant, Le Louis XV , it's been easy to overlook the equally elegant contender on the rooftop. The view alone is worth the expense, with the turrets of the fabled casino on one side and the yacht-clogged harbor of Old Monaco on the other. The decor is gracefully modern, with an ambience somewhat less intense than that in the self-consciously cutting-edge Ducasse citadel downstairs. Despite that, the place is undeniably elegant, with exceptional grilled and spit-roasted meats such as Charolais beef and roasted lamb from the foothills of the nearby Alps.Tel: 377-98-06-88-88.

Joël Robuchon Monte-Carlo:
Joël Robuchon vies with Ducasse for top position within the pantheon of Michelin-starred Monaco restaurants. His buttery mashed potatoes with truffles attract a loyal following in this conservatively contemporary dining room in the landmark Hôtel Métropole. The menu changes regularly, but dishes likely to remain long-term include grilled filets of John Dory seasoned with "perfumes of the Mediterranean," some of the best lamb chops in France (from the Sisteron region), and crayfish served with crisp-cooked pasta and basil sauce.Tel: 377-93-15-15-10.

Accommodation: Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room
Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse at Hotel de Paris
Le Louis XV-Alain Ducasse at Hotel de Paris
Ferrari Tour
Ferrari Tour

Day 5: Monte Carlo

Enjoy the buzz around town, and of the harbour, as well as the Historical old town, the action of the pit lane and charge of the cars up Casino hill. See the spectacle from the comfort of your rooftop terrace again today.

Accommodation: Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room

Day 6: Monte Carlo

Enjoy great views again today from the rooftop terrace at the Fairmont and watch all the action from a birds eye view.

Accommodation: Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room

Day 7: Monte Carlo

Transfer by helicopter flight to Nice airport (shared). Includes transportation from your hotel in Monte Carlo to the helipad in Monte Carlo. The helicopter will deliver you right directly to Nice airport.

Accommodation:

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  • Your deposit is due immediately on booking (30% of program price, minimum $350). The balance is due 90 days prior to departure.
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Negresco (5*): Nice

Negresco Hotel (5*) is designed from the Belle Epoque era and is located on Promenade des Anglais, overlooking the Bay of Angels in Nice. Built in 1912 and classified as a National Historic Monument in 1974, Hotel Negresco is one of the few remaining privately owned palaces still existing in the world. Jeanne Augier, owner and chairman, has created a unique living museum. Throughout the hotel, epic periods in the history of France are represented, from the renaissance to the 3rd Millennium. The 96 rooms and 21 suites are individually decorated, reflecting styles such as Louis XIII and Art Deco. Dine at the luxurious Michelin Star restaurant Le Chantecler and feast on Provence-inspired cuisine. The vibrantly coloured La Rotonde Brasserie features a simple menu full of creative surprises. Dine on the beautiful terrace, which opens onto the sea and the sun. Unwind with a refreshing cocktail while listening to the rhythm of jazz and Latino music at Le Relais Bar. Venture out into the city to explore local shops, or, visit the hotel’s partner private beach, Le Neptune. Negresco has also partnered with a local spa, which features massages, hairdressing, manicures and more. The concierge at Negresco Hotel are happy to arrange guests’ opera and theatre tickets, as well as any other activities.

Negresco Hotel
Negresco Hotel
Superior
Superior

Fairmont Monte Carlo Hotel - Fairmont Room: Monte Carlo

The Fairmont Monte Carlo hotel is an unique luxury convention resort located in the heart of the Principality of Monaco, nestled between Italy and France on the Côte d’Azur. The hotel is one of the largest in Europe. The Riviera offers over 300 days of sunshine throughout the year. Monaco is a synonym for luxury. A place where the international elite gather, a harbor for the most beautiful yachts, a prestigious location for the most prestigious events, the Principality is known to everyone. Among Monte Carlo hotels, The Fairmont is a lavish retreat that puts the Principality at your doorstep and allows you to immerse yourself in the region’s joie de vivre. Fairmont Monte Carlo offers 602 guest rooms, residences and suites, two restaurants, a bar, a new pool space on the roof, a stunning new Willow Stream Spa, that let you rediscover all your energy and the new Willow Stream Fitness & pool, the ideal place for a work-out overlooking the Riviera, shopping arcade and in-house Casino.

Deluxe Sea View
Deluxe Sea View
Fairmont Monte Carlo
Fairmont Monte Carlo
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