French Riviera yacht charter amongst glamour of the Monaco Grand Prix and Cannes Film Festival
As the weather heats up for summer in the Med, thoughts turn to the chic French Riviera for the season of events that attract celebrities and billionaires alike. Also known as the Côte d’Azur this beautiful stretch of coastline has been a symbol of glamour and luxury since the early 20th century and every year plays host to the Cannes Film Festival and the Monaco Grand Prix.
The annual Cannes Film Festival is perhaps the most famous celebration of cinema in the world and its red carpets draw the crème-de-la-crème of the movie industry to show off their films and fashion. Once the film credits roll, it’s all about the glitzy parties and the streets and hotels are packed with people hoping to catch a glimpse of their favourite stars. Perhaps one of the most famous stars of her time was Grace Kelly and it was at a party during the Cannes Film Festival in 1955, where she met Prince Rainer III of Monaco. Less than a year later she returned to the Riviera to take her place as Princess Grace of Monaco.
The tiny principality of Monaco is host to the annual Monaco Grand Prix which takes place in the streets of Monte Carlo and is one of the most challenging Formula 1 races in the world, gaining attention from motorsport enthusiasts and the rich and famous who are drawn by the prestige of being trackside. A yacht charter during the Monaco Grand Prix is the ultimate way to experience this event. Not only do you get to watch the race from the comfort of your own yacht, but you also get to enjoy the luxurious amenities that come with it; sipping champagne while watching the cars whizzing by or having a gourmet…
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