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When to Go

With festivals and events scheduled every month of the year, there really is no wrong time to vacation in Monte Carlo. Weatherwise, summer months can be quite hot. Racing fans will enjoy the months of January and May, when the biggest car races come to town. The most agreeable seasons are spring and fall. Winter is also lovely, when the weather turns rainy, but not too cold.

Region: Europe

Featured Monte Carlo Hotel

Le Meridien Beach Plaza

Le Meridien Beach Plaza

Our 4-Star classification designates those properties with well-appointed, deluxe accommodations, extensive amenities and comprehensive guest services. Expect attention to detail and a warm and hospitable staff ready to cater to your needs. These superb properties offer a truly refined getaway.

The only hotel in Monte Carlo with its own private beach, Le Meridien Beach Plaza offers plush accommodations and contemporary flair.

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Fast Facts

Chef Carpentier created that iconic Paris delicacy, crêpe Suzette, during the 19th century at the renowned Café de Paris Monte-Carlo.

World famous actress turned Princess, Grace Kelly’s final resting place is the Cathedrale de Monaco.

Gamblers looking for luck rub the knee of the bronze statue of Louis XIV located in Grand Hôtel de Paris’s main hall before entering the casino.

Monte-Carlo Casino’s ornate façade and posh interiors have served as backdrops for three James Bond films, Casino Royal, GoldenEye, and Never Say Never Again.

Citizens of Monaco pay no taxes. Casino winnings used to be the country’s main source of income; however, these days, Monaco earns far more from tourism than gambling.


Practical information to assist you before and during your trip.

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