Club Vivanova & Q4 degustation in Monaco

Join Club Vivanova at Wine Palace Monte Carlo this Wednesday for an exclusive tasting of Q4, a dynamic new Argentinian winery, with owner Marcel Elefant. It will be the first ever such tasting held in Monaco: guests will sample the first two wines released by the vineyard as well as speciality cheeses and charcuterie.Read more

2018 begins in earnest at the Grimaldi Forum

Riviera Insider was invited along to a press conference at the Grimaldi Forum in mid-January to discover the arts and culture agenda for the first half of 2018. The occasion was also an opportunity for renowned private bank in Monaco, Compagnie Monégasque de Banque, to announce the renewal of its support for the principality’s leading cultural institution.Read more

The Circle of Life in Monaco

The Mairie de Monaco has released its 2017 statistics on the number of births, deaths, marriages and divorces in the principality… And it was an overwhelmingly happy year! The birth rate outweighs that of mortality by almost 2 to 1 and there were more than double the number of marriages than divorces, including four marriages between exclusively Monegasque citizens.Read more

Prince Albert's family visit micro-crèche

Monaco’s sovereign family attended a new micro-crèche for children – A Farandola – in the principality earlier this week. Made possible thanks to a generous private sponsor, the concept is part of a wider approach to tackle over-crowded services in Monaco.Read more

Fête Nationale: Monaco celebrates its National Day

The history of Monaco’s National Day goes back to 1857, when then-Prince Charles III designated a day of feasting and celebrations for his people. Upon his ascension to the throne in 2005, Prince Albert II decided to continue the 19th November tradition, which falls on Saint Rainier’s Day, in memory of his father, Prince Rainier III, who had died just six months earlier.Read more

Inauguration of unique botanical centre

In late 2017, Prince Albert II and a host of Monegasque dignitaries, such as Archbishop Bernard Barsi and Minister of State Serge Telle, inaugurated the new botanical centre of the Jardin Exotique park and reserve in the north of the principality following two years of extensive conservation and construction efforts.Read more

Monaco strengthens ties to World Heritage Marine programme

During a speech given at the 39th Session of the UNESCO General Conference on 1st November 2017, Monaco’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Gilles Tonelli, announced the signing of a collaborative agreement and ‘strategic partnership’ between the international institution and the principality. Read more

MYS: the inaugural Monte-Carlo Gala for the Ocean

Actor-activist Leonardo DiCaprio is to be honoured by Prince Albert II for his work and efforts to preserve the planet at the inaugural Monte-Carlo Gala for the Global Ocean Gala. Taking place on Thursday 28th September on the terraces of the principality’s famous opera house, the event is the result of a collaboration between Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation and Global Funding.Read more

Club Vivanova: Luxury Life International private beach launch party

On 31st August, celebrate the launch of Club Vivanova’s latest magazine partner Luxury Life International at Monaco’s intimate coastal retreat, ADAMAS Monaco, at Le Méridien Beach Plaza in Monaco.

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The future face of Monaco: ambitious land extension project enters new phase

It’s a two billion euro project that will forever change the topography of the Principality of Monaco. 60,000m² of new land is to be added to its borders as the nation seeks to find a solution to the growing needs of a demanding population. Riviera Insider met with the director of the government’s Urbanisation en Mer branch, Jean-Luc Nguyen, to learn more about the project and its impact on the environmental and social landscape.Read more

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