What do a casino and a vineyard have in common? Well, when it comes to Monaco, they share a common territory. In the past 150 days, starting 22 June 2013, any visitor staying in Hôtel de Paris or a local living in a centrally-located Monaco apartment could observe a vineyard right in the heart of the Casino square. The ephemeral pop-up vineyard was opened as a part of a year-long celebration of the 150th anniversary of Monte-Carlo SBM.
Finding an excellent hotel in which to stay when you are looking for property to buy in Monaco is fortunately not something that will pose too many problems.
For the Principality is littered with exceptional, five star hotels with literally thousands of spacious rooms to choose from, many of which enjoy breath-taking views over the Mediterranean Sea. Continue reading
AS Monaco’s new star signing – Colombian striker Radamel Falcao – was presented to the media last week at the Salle Belle Époque of the Hôtel Hermitage Monte Carlo, saying he hopes to attract more fans to the Principality’s football stadium.
The signing has certainly raised some eyebrows, with a great deal of interest from major clubs including Manchester United, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain, Monaco seems an unusual choice for such a star player at the height of his career. The news is even more surprising since having spent the last two seasons in League Two, AS Monaco will not be competing in European competition in 2013-2014.