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Top 10 stories of the week about Monaco

This week in Monaco revolves around Formula 1 Grand Prix but some over events might be also interesting for you. So here are 10 most interesting stories to keep you updated.

1. Top 10 Monaco terraces with a Formula-1 panorama

Today is the start of Formula-1, one of the most significant and symbolic events for Monaco. Thousands of tourists from all over the world come to the Principality to see the legendary race. Many hotels, restaurants and residences in Monaco rent out their terraces for the duration of the event. We have made a compilation of  terraces offering the best view of the famous track.

2. Private beaches will disappear?

French Riviera
French Riviera. Source:

As the summer season begins, private beaches are worried about their future due to the application of a decree involving their businesses. Some will be closing down in the autumn. The question has to do with the beach decree, which reduces their domain.

3. EV Trophy embarked on its “green” route to Monte-Carlo

EV Trophy
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From the 24th of May to the 1st of June a unique rally of electric vehicles, the EV Trophy, will run through the roads of Europe to promote electric cars as sustainable and reliable forms of transport. The rally begins in Copenhagen and ends in the eco-friendly Principality of Monaco, with stops in 7 countries; anyone can join in to promote green mobility and environmentally conscious values. HelloMonaco met with Andriy Bilyy, the CEO of Electric Marathon International, to find out more about the inspiring event and what it hopes to achieve.

4. Sir Roger Moore: James Bond legend dies after battle with cancer

Roger Moore

British actor, Roger Moore, who became famous for portraying James Bond in seven “007” films between 1973 and 1985, has died after a battle with cancer, according to British medias. He was 89.

5. Monaco restaurant that offers a 100% organic cuisine

eco cuisine

A famous eco chef who creates organic cuisine is now partnering with an expert fisherman. Paolo Sari and Eric Rinaldi are now partners. The latter fishes for Monaco fish that the starred chef proposes in his establishments and at the fish shop U Luvassu.

6. Future of the design fair Nomad


Nomad is a travelling event for collectable design that will bring together a selection of the world’s leading galleries in incredible architectural locations. Nomad establishes a unique dialog between gallery works and a very personal context, gathering a community of individuals looking for a different experience. Nomad is an event for collectors, interior designers, architects and art professionals.

7. Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg: ‘It is the greatest gift to give new life’

Nico Rosberg
The sweet photos depict the trio’s excitement at their new arrival, with little Alaia seen to kiss her mother’s stomach in one shot

‘It is the greatest gift to give new life’: Formula 1 world champion Nico Rosberg announces he’s expecting second baby with childhood sweetheart Vivian.

He shocked the racing world when he announced his early retirement, aged 31, to concentrate on his wife and family.

8. Top 5 Monaco Princely News: Beatrice Borromeo and Her Son on the Cover of Italian Magazine

Prince Albert II
Prince Albert II. Source:

Prince Albert II moved after Monaco become League 1 Champions

Very impressed after the 8th title by AS Monaco, Prince Albert II described the performance of the team on Canal +: “After an extraordinary season, this final victory at home is the culmination of many things. Four and a half years ago we were in league 2, we now find ourselves the champions of France. It has been an extraordinary time in the champions league. This group is extraordinary, talented and very good-spirited, led by a great coach. It is the job of a whole team, also of the staff, and the supporters. I think this team has a tremendous talent with young people who can still progress.”

9. The 57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival

57th Monte-Carlo Television Festival Poster

The new program for the festival, which runs from the 16th to 20th of June, has been revealed recently with a focus on exchanges between the actors and the public.

While presenting the 57th program to press and sponsors, he said: “the festival has evolved and will continue to evolve because there is nothing more noble than change.” For Laurent Puons, vice-president of the Monte-Carlo TV Festival, this year’s edition (16 – 20 June) will be in line with previous ones, with events attracting the general public and some exclusive events for Monaco featuring small screen professionals.

10. “La Dolce Vita”. How sweet is it?

La Dolce Vita

La Dolce Vita is a well-known expression and in this article we will tell you more about its historical significance and its connection to an exciting visual exhibition this spring and summer.

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