streets of Monaco are home to the most well known
Grand Prix on the Formula One calendar. As well
as a sporting spectacle, it is also one of Europe's
premier social highlights of the year, with the
best yachts in the world visiting the Principality,
and celebrities staying in Monaco hotels such as
the Hotel de Paris, the Columbus and the Grand,
with many others staying in Nice.
Lap of the Monaco Circuit
The Monaco Grand Prix (French: Grand Prix de Monaco)
held each year on the Circuit de Monaco, is considered
to be one of the most important and prestigious
automobile races in the world alongside the Indianapolis
500 and the 24 Hours of Le Mans (with which it forms
the Triple Crown of Motorsport). The history, spectacle
and glamour result in the race being considered
"the jewel of the Formula One crown".
British sports fans voted it as top of the "Seven
Sporting Wonders of the World" in 2009.