This weekend is important: the 19th of November is the National Day of Monaco.
National Day of Monaco Festivities
The National Day is traditionally determined by the reigning Prince. When Prince Albert II ascended the throne, he chose same day as his father, the 19th of November.
This weekend will be full of festivities celebrating the National Day of Monaco. There are plenty of exciting events to choose from, such as concerts, parades and medal ceremonies.
Some highlights include:
Friday, 18th of November, 8 pm – Port of Monaco the original Musical laser show – visit Ostend Avenue to enjoy the best view!
Friday, 18th of November 18, 9 pm and Saturday, 10th of November 19, 3 pm – Espace Léo Ferré “Cabaret show” – many talented artists will perform.
Saturday, 19th of November, from 8 am to 12 pm and from 1 pm to 6 pm — the frigate Guépratte will be open for the public. A delegation of 16 sailors, including the honour guard, will take part in the dress parade on the 19th of November. Visits will be made in groups of 10 to 15 people, at the rate of 5 departures per hour (no reservation required). (Bulky baggage will not be permitted onboard)
The frigate Guépratte (a sailing warship) of the French Navy is a 125-meter-long combat vessel is commanded by Captain Claire Pothier. The crew is composed of 15 officers, 85 naval officers and 53 master quarters and sailors.
After celebrating Monaco’s National Day, why not enjoy a Championship Basketball Game?
Monaco will be playing vs. Cholet on Saturday the 19th of November at 7 pm. Stade Louis II – Salle Omnisports Gaston Médecin.
We also recommend The International Organ Festival on Saturday the 26th of November at Eglise Sainte Dévote.
For a full list of events, please check our Calendar!
Enjoy this wonderful weekend!