Court of Honor
The Honorary Courtyard is considered the former central part of the 13th century fortress. He took on his true architectural appearance during the reign of Honor II. His successor, Prince…

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Formula 1. Grand Prix of Monaco
April 14, 1929, at 13 hours 30 minutes under the High patronage of His Serene Highness Prince Louis II, Prince Pierre opened the first Grand Prix of Monaco. 16 riders…

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Monaco Yacht Club
The principality's interest in sailing regattas has a long history. Indeed, back in 1886, the “Regatta Committee” was created, which, with the assistance of the Society of Sea Baths, organized…

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Monthly Archives: November 2017

The Country Grace Kelly Created

On April 19, 1956, Hollywood actress Grace Kelly married Rainier III, Prince of Monaco. This date was the beginning of the heyday of the principality. After the marriage of Prince Rainier to a Hollywood movie star, the inconspicuous and gradually fading Monaco turned into the center of European social life and one of the most expensive countries in the world.

I was relaxing in Nice in one of the hotels near the Anglais promenade, from where I raided nearby villages, famous for something or someone, or just seemed to me worthy of attention for no apparent reason. So, Cannes was honored with a visit because of the film festival, Grass – as the perfumery capital of the world, Bridget Bardot lives in Saint-Tropez, and Cap-Ferrat – the most beautiful place of Cote d’Ajour, here lived Baroness Rothschild, Churchill, Isadora Duncan and the king Leopold II Belgian. Continue reading

Monte Carlo Golf Club

This club is located in France, on Mount Mont-Agel 900 meters above sea level; its site includes 18 holes on 71, with a total length of 5,667 m. It is a private golf club, uniting about 400 members of various associations. Here, anyone can freely play golf throughout the day.

Monte Carlo Golf Club

The golf club was created in 1911 under the influence of a large British colony, which at that time lived in the principality and neighboring cities. Continue reading

Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco annually hosts a significant event in the world of the yachting industry – a yacht show. Only luxury yachts take part in it, so for those who are not members of the list of billionaires, the role of the audience in the luxury museum is exclusively for them. In 2009, the Monaco Yacht Show was held from September 19 to 22, and gathered a lot of eminent and wealthy people from around the world. The largest representatives of yachting – designers, entrepreneurs and athletes also gathered.

But the global financial and economic crisis has affected the luxury yacht show. Which, however, is not surprising, because in the global shipbuilding market the global crisis lasted a whole year, and the market is just beginning to recover from such a blow. Continue reading

The memory of a trip to Monaco (part 1)
In travel plans, a visit to the state of Monaco was not made in advance. But, since these places were nearby, we decided to visit as many attractions in the…

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Monaco Cathedral
Cathedral of Monaco - the main cathedral of the Principality of Monaco was built of white stone, brought from La Turbi. The cathedral stands on the site of an older…

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The best museum of Monaco (part 2)
After the death of Albert I, the museum went dead, because the sea was not at all interested in the new owner of the rock of Monaco. Inflation, which swept…

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