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onaco’s surroundings are very varied, stretching from the French Riviera to the
Italian “Riviera of Flowers” and into the hinterland of France’s Alpes-Maritimes.
The region offers culture and elegance, quaint traditions and architectural
modernity, local gastronomy and leisure pursuits, arts and crafts, sports and
hiking trails... just to list a few of the many attractions.
Monaco is a land of splendour in the Mediterranean tradition. Its luxurious homes, beautiful
parks and gardens, breathtaking views and sumptuous venues will plunge you into the world of
sophistication and legendary creativity for which this world famous destination is so known.
Its marine environment constitutes an outstanding natural treasure. Monaco’s majestic
Oceanographic Museum, towering above the sea, is a temple dedicated to the oceans.
Inaugurated in 1910 by its founder, Prince Albert I, the museum is famous around the globe for
its collections and its aquariums, including the famous “Shark Lagoon” inaugurated in 2001.
On top of an ideal climate and exemplary economic drive, visitors benefit from a vast array of
very high-level hotels plus a wide range of facilities to foster wellbeing and getting fit for your day
to day life.
With easy access to Nice International Airport, only 30 minutes by car and just seven minutes
by helicopter, Monaco is easily combined with other destinations for incentive group travel. The
variety and the level of the accommodation, venues and dining options combined with the
activity options make it a perfect destination for high level incentive groups.
One of the most surprising things about Monaco is that it is an affordable destination. Aside
from the peak periods such as Monaco Grand Prix in May and Monaco Yacht Show in
September, the price point of the accommodation is extremely good value for money. The
destination is often overlooked by those who wrongly assume that it will be out of their budget.
An unforgettable stay
With four five-star hotels and four four-star hotels, the principality nurtures excellence in the field
of accommodation and hospitality.
From exquisite palaces charged with history to the most recent avant-garde buildings, all types
of architecture and interior design are gathered together under the same banner of high quality.
Whether you want to organise an exclusive or an international event, in a period setting or
ultra-modern ambiance, for a huge crowd or small group, the principality of Monaco has a
whole palette of solutions to suit every need.
Each hotel has its own signature. They offer panoramic views of either the Mediterranean, the
port, or the casino, and areas set aside for social events and meetings are embellished with
parks and gardens.
For those in search of utter perfection and prestige, timeless uber classic hotels add that
tailor-made and exclusive touch to your incentive evenings and events.
There are 2500 rooms and suites across the principality, offering hotel guests the best
possible comfort. And because Monaco is truly committed to protecting the planet, its hotels
have put in place a whole range of ingenious environmentally-friendly initiatives.
For more information about Monaco contact the Monaco Tourism and Convention Bureau Australia on
(02) 8206 9311, email email@example.com, or visit www.monacoconventionbureau.com.
ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES
• Changing of the guard at the Royal Palace
• Monaco’s Oceanographic Museum
• Monte-Carlo Opera House
• Monte-Carlo Ballet Company
• Monte-Carlo Philharmonic Orchestra
• Casino of Monte-Carlo
• Botanical Gardens / Princess Grace Rose
• New National Museum of Monaco (NMNM)
• Monaco Top Cars Collection
• Monte-Carlo Golf Club up on Mont-Agel
• Tennis and squash at the Monte-Carlo
• Larvotto beaches
• Watersports at Monte-Carlo Beach Club, Le
Méridien Beach Plaza and Monte-Carlo Bay
• Rose Ball - March 28, 2015
• Spring Arts Festival – March 20 – April 12
• Monte-Carlo Rolex Tennis Masters – April
• Monaco e-Prix (First ever 100% electric
Grand Prix) – May 9
• Monaco F1 Grand Prix – May 21-24
• Monte-Carlo Television Festival – June 13-18
• Monte-Carlo International Show Jumping
Competition – June 25-27
• International Firework Contest – July 25-27
• Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival - July
• Monaco Red Cross Gala – July 25
• Summer concerts at the Prince Palace in July
• Monaco Classic Week – September 9-13
• Monaco Yacht Show – September 23-26
• Prince’s Day
• Monte-Carlo Jazz Festival - November
Live the dream
ADVERTORIAL | MONACO GOVERNMENT TOURIST OFFICE
The legend began when the first casino opened in 1863, marking a turning
point in the history of this legendary principality. Monaco then invented
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