Juan Manuel Fangio Memorial (1 Blvd. Albert 1er, Monte-Carlo, Monaco) – this statue depicts the Argentine native & five-time Formula 1 champion racer standing next to his Mercedes-Benz race car. Fangio’s Monaco Grand Prix victory in 1950, along with Rainier III’s marriage to Hollywood actress Grace Kelly, helped transform the principality’s image into a jet […]
Grimaldi Forum (10 Av. Princesse Grace, Monaco) – this futuristic-looking building is a major conference and congress center — located on the seafront of Monaco’s eastern beach quartier, Larvotto. Les Ballets de Monte Carlo and the Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra regularly perform there. This was the original site of the famed “Amber Lounge” celebrity event held […]
Fort Antoine Theatre (Avenue de la Quarantaine, Monaco) — this is a small amphitheater on the Avenue de la Quarantaine in the Monaco-Ville ward of Monaco. The fort hosts open air plays in the summer months. The theatre was originally constructed as a fortress in the early 18th-century before its destruction in 1944 Prince […]
YCM Gallery (Quai Louis II, Port Hercule, Monaco) — located on the Quai of the Yacht Club de Monaco, this seaside shopping mall offers a dedicated shopping haven at the heart of the Port Hercule (with a variety of retailers to choose from). YMC houses four major galleries, which include the famed watchmaker Rolex. […]
Metropole Shopping Monte Carlo (17 Avenue des Spelugues. Monaco) — the Métropole Shopping Monte-Carlo was officially opened in 1988, basing its reputation on its luxurious, inviting atmosphere, in a setting made from precious materials. Marble, extracted from the prestigious Carrara quarries in Italy, helped give the interior a resolutely modern Mediterranean feel. Two majestic […]
Marché de La Condamine (15 Place d’Armes, Monaco) – this old school market was first opened in 1880, when Count F. Gastaldi was mayor. It was renovated for the first time in 1992 to reflect evolutions in foods and consumer expectations. A complete overhaul gave La Condamine market hall a more regional focus, both […]
Fontvieille Shopping Center (25 Avenue Albert II, Fontvieille, Monaco) – this mall combines practicality and completeness with elegance. With its vast parking and 36 shops including electronics, music, furniture and clothing, together with various restaurants, a Carrefour hypermarket and even a McDonalds, both residents and visitors will find everything they need on a daily basis.
Twiga (10 Avenue Princesse Grace, Larvotto, Monaco) — in a pleasant setting, Twiga Monte Carlo offers a lounge concept, shisha, restaurant and night club. Like other VIP watering holes, this one regularly books big-name international DJs as its main entertainment. What makes Twiga stand out is its owner: Flavio Briatore (former boss of the Renault […]
Star Deck (6 Quai Antoine 1er- La Condamine, Monaco) – this is a welcoming, comfortable lounge bar with bay windows overlooking Port Hercule. After midnight, it is transformed into a nightclub with live DJ.
Sass Café Club (11 Avenue Princesse Grace, Larvotto, Monaco) — Sass Café was launched in 1993 and is still going strong after all these years. The restaurant serves Mediterranean & Italian cuisine, with a portion of the floor dedicated to dancing later in the evening (with live DJing sessions, and occasional live musical acts).