August is a time when many of Monaco’s residents rest, relax and recharge on a summer getaway. And Monaco’s biggest names are no different. With eleven months of the year packed with busy schedules and big events, many Monegasques takes a break during the month of August and leave on a much-needed holiday. Where are Monaco’s biggest names spending this year’s summer break?
Princely Family stays close to Home
After a busy summer which included meeting the Pope in the Vatican and attending the legendary Red Cross Gala, the Princely family will be recharging close to home this summer. Prince Albert II, Princess Charlene, Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella are set to head on a Mediterranean vacation, which will no doubt be full of quality family time.
Where are Monaco’s Celebrities spending their Summer Holiday?
Charles Leclerc is currently vacationing in Corsica. The driver recently shared a photo of himself in swimming trunks aboard a yacht in Bonifacio, the southern tip of Corsica.
“Tough one today. Not the race we wanted before the holidays but it’s now time to recharge the batteries and come back stronger in a month,” said Charles Leclerc after his upsetting 6th place finish at the Hungarian Grand Prix. But the 24 year old Ferrari driver still has a lot to celebrate: this season is his best yet, with 3 victories and 5 podium finishes so far.
Mayor Georges Marsan will be spending one week in August in the Swiss Alps with his wife. Meanwhile, President of the National Council, Stéphane Valeri, will be holidaying from 13 to 28 August with his family in their country house in Saint-Martin de Peille before spending time in Megève. Vice-president of the National Council, Brigitte Boccone-Pagès, will also be spending time with her family in Piedmont. She will have an exciting hike up Monte Mondolè, a steep mountain which stands at 2,382 metres tall.
While most vacationers opted to head south for the holidays, the Archbishop of Monaco, Mgr Dominique-Marie David, will be vacationing in the North-West of France. He’ll return to the Principality on 26 August.