Best time to visit Monaco

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Best time of year to visit Monaco

This tiny country has enough glamour, luxury, and fashion to surpass all of its much larger neighbours. July is the best time to visit Monaco and take advantage of its upscale parties and festivals. Visit classical music concerts at the Prince's Palace, prestigious Monte-Carlo International Jumping equestrian competition, and Fête de la Mer. If you are into car racing, come in January for Monte-Carlo Rally or in late May for F1 Monaco Grand Prix. In September you can enjoy less crowded beaches and the Monaco Yacht Show.

6 THINGS TO DO IN MONACO (APRIL 10 - APRIL 19)

Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters

Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters

April 9–17, 2022 • event

Spend your vacation with true masters of tennis

Tourrette-Levens Medieval Festival

Tourrette-Levens Medieval Festival

on holdApril 2022 • event

Discover the medieval world of Tourrette-Levens

Exotic Garden of Monaco

Exotic Garden of Monaco

all year round • nature

Find shelter under the exotic trees of Monaco

Socca

Socca

all year round • food

Discover the south coast of France by tasting local street food

Sailing Season

Sailing Season

April–October • activity

The coastline of Monaco can be explored best by boat

Climbing

Climbing

March–May | September–November • activity

Check out one of Europe’s most beautiful and interesting climbing venues

16 THINGS TO DO OUT OF SELECTED DATE RANGE

Art en Ciel: International Fireworks Competition

Art en Ciel: International Fireworks Competition

out of rangelate July–early August (canceled in 2020) • event

Visit one of the oldest events of its kind in Europe

Monaco Run

Monaco Run

out of rangeFebruary 12–13, 2022 • event

Run with the hare and hunt with the hounds by taking part in the Monaco Marathon

Fête du Citron (Menton Lemon Festival)

Fête du Citron (Menton Lemon Festival)

out of rangeFebruary 12–27, 2022 • event

The bright, colourful, and fragrant Lemon Festival is among the most important events of the Riviera

Concerts at the Prince's Palace

Concerts at the Prince's Palace

out of rangeJuly 15–August 5, 2021 • event

Listen to the sounds of Monaco as a guest of the Prince’s Palace

Christmas & New Year Festivities

Christmas & New Year Festivities

out of rangeDecember–early January • event

If you are looking for something special for New Year’s Eve, Monaco has plenty to offer

Monte-Carlo Rally

Monte-Carlo Rally

out of rangeJanuary 17–23, 2022 • event

Appreciate the abilities of contemporary automobiles while visiting the Monte-Carlo Rally

Formula 1 Grand Prix De Monaco

Formula 1 Grand Prix De Monaco

out of rangeMay 20–23, 2021 • event

Watch the world’s no. 1 motor race!

Jumping International de Monte-Carlo

Jumping International de Monte-Carlo

out of rangeJuly 1–3, 2021 • event

Don’t miss the world’s finest jumping show. All the best riders and horses wish to demonstrate their skills

Monaco Yacht Show

Monaco Yacht Show

out of rangeSeptember 22–25, 2021 • event

This celebration of magnificence and grace draws both professionals and amateurs alike

National Day of Monaco

National Day of Monaco

out of rangeNovember 19 • event

Monaco National Day is a good chance to see the royals and learn about the history of this country

The Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

The Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival

out of rangeJanuary 22–30, 2022 • event

Are you brave enough to see hundreds of clowns?

Feast of Sainte Dévote

Feast of Sainte Dévote

out of rangeJanuary 27 • event

A beautiful ceremony to honour a 19-year-old Corsican woman—the patron saint of Monaco

Fête de la Mer (Festival of the Sea)

Fête de la Mer (Festival of the Sea)

unconfirmedJune 26, 2021 • event

The sea is an integral element of Monaco

Beach Season

Beach Season

out of rangeJune–September • activity

Despite all its attractions and colourful events, Monaco is still beloved for its golden beach season

St. John's Day Festival

St. John's Day Festival

out of rangeJune 23–June 24 • event

Celebrate St John’s day and summer solstice in Monte-Carlo

Barbajuan

Barbajuan

out of rangeNovember 19 • food

Every country of the world has their national dishes. Monaco is no exception

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