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Juan Manuel Fangio Memorial

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 […]

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Grimaldi Forum

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 […]

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Fort Antoine Theatre

  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 […]

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Amber Lounge

Amber Lounge (Sea Club, Le Meridien Beach Plaza Hotel, 22 Avenue Princesse Grace, Monaco) – this is a three-day event (Friday to Sunday) that’s held only during the weekend of the Monaco Grand Prix auto race (late May). On Friday afternoon, a celebrity auction is held for an international charity – attended by the Grand […]