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Maximise Your Experience at the Monaco Grand Prix!

Ellie Swain

Senior Contributor

As one of the world’s most iconic sporting events set in a spectacular city-state, the Monaco Grand Prix is a bucket list experience for many. This prestigious race has been running since 1929 on the same track and this year the event will take place between 27th-29th May. From Monaco’s royal family to the entertainment world’s A-list stars, the Monaco Grand Prix is an event that draws in big names and plenty of action. If you’re attending this year – lucky you. To help you make the most of this unforgettable experience, we’ve put together a guide on maximising your time whilst there. Keep reading.

Buy F1 Monaco Grand Prix Grandstand Tickets

First of all, make sure you bag excellent seats for the race at the famous Circuit de Monaco.

Here at ASMALLWORLD, we’re offering packages that provide access to either a two or three-day admission to watch the epic races on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, depending on your choice.

This allows you to attend one of the oldest races in the world, with reserved grandstand seats offering fabulous views of the track.

For a truly lavish Monaco Grand Prix experience, invest in the Grandstand O tickets, where you’ll observe the race from the T-Quai, a prestigious dock home to the biggest and most extravagant yachts. Guests will face the Piscine sector to enjoy clear views of the high-speed entry and chicane.

Higher seats offer views of the pit lane, too. Purchase your tickets here to experience a sporting event you’ll never forget.

Visit Casino de Monte Carlo

No trip to Monaco is complete without a visit to the ultra-grand Casino de Monte Carlo, one of the most famous casinos in the world.

Built in the flamboyant, glitzy Beaux-Arts style in 1893, the casino is well worth visiting, even if you’re not a gambler.

On entry, you’ll be blown away by the extravagant and ornate style and the vast amounts of money being wagered on roulette, poker, blackjack and Trente et Quarante, a French 17th-century card game.

Purchase a drink or two at the bar as you take in the views of one of Europe’s finest buildings, admiring the sparkling chandeliers and stunning artworks.

Explore beautiful Nice

Even if you’re not staying in Nice, it’s still worth visiting this iconic French seaside town, just 14 miles from Monaco. Overlooking the pristine cerulean waters of the Baie des Anges, Nice has inspired visitors and artists for decades.

Be sure to take a stroll through the charming Vieille Ville (Old Town), with it’s narrow winding streets, colourful buildings, and the grand Castle Hill overlooking the city.

Soak in the city’s vibrant culture, relaxed atmosphere and old-world charm as you pass bustling flower markets and buzzy cafes on the cobblestone streets.

The Marché aux Fleurs is a traditional Provençal flower market in the Vielle Ville, and another must-visit is the palm-fringed Promenade des Anglais along Nice’s pretty beaches, the perfect spot for a relaxed stroll.

Modern and ancient culture lovers rejoice, as Nice is home to some impressive museums and art galleries. Amble through the likes of the Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Galerie Jean Renoir, Musée Matisse and Musée National Message Biblique Marc Chagall.

Indulge in the Local Food Scene

Monaco offers a diverse range of food options from traditional brasseries and bistros to Michelin-starred establishments.

The city-state is home to a blend of cultures, which shows in the cuisine. Enjoy everything from French, Italian and fusion dishes in all types of eateries.

La Condamine Market originally opened back in 1880, and is a favourite among locals and visitors. Choose dishes including Monégasque specialities like barbagiuan. This yummy appetizer is a fritter packed with Swiss chard and ricotta, among other ingredients. Enjoy one under the shade of an arcade as you people-watch in the market.

For a meal to remember, book a table at Mada One to tuck into chef Marcel Ravin’s menu featuring French breakfast favourites like crumbly, buttery pain au chocolat and eggs benedicte as well as tasty lunch specials, including colourful salads and scrumptious pasta dishes.

Another Michelin star restaurant to visit is Yoshi, where chef Takeo Yamazaki treats guests to Japanese cuisine, including delicious sushi and maki, all lovingly created with Yoshi (kindness).

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