Monaco is home to the world’s greatest number of billionaires per capita, so why not see how the other half live and make 2017 the year you take the trip of a lifetime. Here are three ways to make the most of this glamorous destination…
The tiny principality of Monaco sits on a short stretch of coast surrounded by France on three sides and the Mediterranean on the fourth. The capital Monte Carlo has been a symbol of glamour for over a century with its casino and yacht filled harbour attracting the rich and famous. Monaco is home to the world’s greatest number of billionaires per capita, with residents including Rafael Nadal and Lewis Hamilton.
The Resident has teamed up with West London escorted holiday operator GN Holidays & Voyages to offer three fabulous opportunities to visit Monaco, including two unmissable sporting events in 2017:
1 Monte Carlo ATP Masters Tennis
8 days from 17-24 April 2017
See the world’s top tennis players at one of the world’s best venues – Monte Carlo Country Club, which hosts the ATP Rolex Masters tournament on clay courts by the Mediterranean. Stay seven nights at a four-star hotel in Bordighera, Italy, near Monaco, with meals and free drinks included every night and visits to Monaco, with tennis ticket, and Cannes. Travel is by rail from St Pancras or air from London airports. From £1049pp.
2 Italian Riviera, Monaco, Portofino & Rapallo
7 days, selected dates from April to September 2017
This super holiday, staying on Italy’s Ligurian coast, also known as the Italian Riviera, in charming Diano Marina. Excursions include taking in Monaco, Portofino, Rapallo, Dolceacqua and San Remo, PLUS free drinks every night and delicious food at the popular Piccolo Hotel. And, you can choose rail or air travel. From £859pp.
3 Monaco Grand Prix experience
7 days from 23-29 May 2017
Experience the most famous event on the F1 calendar. Enjoy two pre Grand Prix days in Monaco featuring the F1, Renault 2.0, GP2 and Porsche Supercup Thursday practice sessions, and Friday’s Porsche Supercup and GP2 qualifying. You’ll also have the opportunity to attend Saturday qualifying and the final race on the Sunday. Stay seven nights at a four-star hotel in Bordighera, Italy, near Monaco, with meals and free drinks included every night and two visits to Monaco. Travel is by escorted rail from St Pancras or by air from London airports. From £1099pp.
All holidays can be arranged by rail or air. For more information and to book contact GN Holidays & Voyages (ABTA Y0291 & ATOL 9362) on 01895 83 33 33 or see gnvoyages.com. When booking quote: Resident. Lines are open 9am-5.30pm Mon-Fri and 9.30am-12.30pm Sat (closed Bank Holiday weekends).