In the theme of “Fall in love with Monte-Carlo”, all Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer’s hotels, restaurants, casinos and clubs have conjured up a creative selection of exciting experiences that will make guests admire this beguiling destination even more. From 10 September to 10 November 2022, those visiting Monaco can look forward to star-studded gastronomic events, kid-friendly activities and fun-filled outdoor excursions.
Monte-Carlo Festival Des Etoilés, 2022 Edition
Following the success of last year’s Festival des Etoilés Monte-Carlo, this incredible celebration of culinary excellence is back with a bang. With seven Michelin stars under its umbrella, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer remains the most highly-decorated resort in Europe, and guests can experience all of this gastronomic prowess this October.
Marcel Ravin and Shaun Hergatt Four-Hands Dinner
On 7 October 2022, two-Michelin-starred chef Marcel Ravin is joining forces with his internationally renowned colleague Shaun Hergatt for a collaboration dinner beyond compare. Set within the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort’s Blue Bay restaurant, this exciting culinary experience will offer a blend of Ravin’s creative, Caribbean-inspired fare and Hergatt’s modernist cuisine.
Yannick Alléno and Bruno Verjus Four-Hands Dinner
Taking place on 15 October 2022 at the luxe Pavyllon Monte-Carlo at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo, the Yannick Alléno and Bruno Verjus event will be the venue’s first-ever four-hands dinner. Expect Alléno’s world-famous, award-winning French cuisine paired with Verjus’ standout two-Michelin-starred fare — there’s no doubt your mind and palate will be left in awe after this unparalleled eating experience!
Dominique Lory and Davide Oldani Four-Hands Dinner
This two-day event, taking place on 21 and 22 October 2022, will be hosted at Le Grill at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo. Offering one lunch and two dinner services, guests can look forward to a fusion of the highest-quality French and Italian cuisine, served to the backdrop of spellbinding sea views.
Festival des Etoilés Gala
In November, the Festival des Etoilés Gala will take place at the Salle des Arts of the One Monte-Carlo. A showcase of the height of culinary talent, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer’s quartet of Michelin-awarded chefs — Alain Ducasse, Yannick Alleno, Dominique Lory and Marcel Ravin — will put on a cooking display that is second to none. The perfect event for foodies, guests can watch these chefs in action as they prepare their remarkable cuisine in front of an audience, promising a scintillating evening filled with good food and a vibrant ambience.
All Hail the Holidays
Monaco is the ideal destination for a family getaway. To cater to those looking for a break during the autumn half-term holidays between 22 October and 7 November 2022, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer has curated a selection of activities that will be ideal for entertaining both children and adults.
Very Important Kids
A haven for the young ones, the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo offers an array of services specially tailored to children — or, as the hotel says, your “V.I.K.s” (Very Important Kids).
This stunning property has transformed into a fairytale, with magical bedrooms specially designed for children and a kids club offering fun and original entertainment. From PlayStations to tea sets, the Kid’s Room offers endless entertainment. The Kid’s Programme also creates the perfect opportunity for the little ones to make friends and have a good time together. The itinerary changes every week, with various children’s films scheduled and a sweet buffet brimming with crêpes, waffles and pancakes available in the lunch room.
Time for tea
Afternoon tea is a must during the holidays, and the Eiffel Mezzanine at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo offers one of the best in the Principality. Every Saturday and Sunday from 15:00-18:00, guests can sip on a selection of heart-warming teas while savouring an array of sweet treats, such as scones, cakes and pastries.
A spot of sport
Avid sports lovers can indulge their passion while visiting Monte-Carlo this autumn. With football with AS Monaco and basketball with AS Monaco Basket on the agenda, be sure to book your seats for afternoons filled with sporting splendour.
Monaco vs Angers: Sunday 30 October
Monaco vs Belgrade: Thursday 3 November
On 28 and 29 October 2022, the Terrasses du Soleil will host to the sixth E-Rally Monte-Carlo organised by the Automobile Club de Monaco. Featuring 100% electric cars, this is a thrilling opportunity to enjoy a unique type of car racing in the heart of the Principality.
Monte-Carlo is always jam-packed with enticing cultural experiences. Whether you’re in search of a music show, a ballet performance or an art exhibition, there’s something for every preference on the agenda.
Specially for this autumn, the Department of Cultural Affairs will be partnering with Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer to offer a glimpse inside the dressing rooms of Monaco’s theatres over the course of a century. This incredible exhibition will take place from 15 October to 31 December 2022.
Those who revel in moments spent in nature should definitely make a stop at the Zoological Gardens. As one of the world’s few remaining royal menageries, this stunning spectacle is home to around 250 animals comprising some fifty different species. Sightings include exotic birds, turtles, caimans, hippopotamuses, reptiles, primates and farm animals. Located at the foot of the Rocher in Port de Fontvieille, this is the idyllic family destination where panoramic views are met with the sounds of chirping birds and the smells of verdant flora.
FUN FOR THE YOUNG
Located in the centre of Monte Carlo, near the Japanese garden, the Monte-Carlo Munchkins Club presents a selection of fun and educational activities for children aged between one and eight years old. From art and cooking workshops to dance classes and music lessons, the endless array of entertainment on offer here will ensure that these bright young minds won’t be bored.
Another place to visit that’s perfectly suited for children and teenagers is the new Escape Game at the Oceanographic Museum. Offering an odyssey through time and space, it’s sure to keep kids entertained for hours.
Take a dip
In Monte-Carlo, swimming isn’t reserved just for summer. Here, guests can enjoy the delights of taking a dip year-round with Monte-Carlo Bay’s outdoor heated pool, indoor pool and jacuzzis. Book your pool day now, and relish in moments of bliss by the water.