Montecarlo is known for its casinos, beaches, skyscrapers, fashion and being elected as a place of residence of many famous men.

Monte Carlo is home to the Circuit of Monte-Carlo, which takes place on the Grand Prix of Monaco Formula 1 venue for boxing matches also valid for the world championship, fashion shows and other events.

Monte Carlo, for decades, has been visited by members of royal families, movie stars and ordinary people. James Bond, the British spy protagonist of the famous Ian Fleming’s novels and the movies they inspired, in fiction, is a frequent visitor to the casino in Monte-Carlo, as in 007 – GoldenEye.

The Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters is an annual tennis tournament for male professional players . The event is part of the ATP World Tour Masters 1000 on the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) Tour. The tournament is played on clay courts and is held every year in the April-May period.

Rafael Nadal has won the title 8 consecutive times between 2005 and 2012, making him the only player in the open era to win 8 consecutive titles at the same tournament.

During the Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters, La Riserva di Castel d’Appio Hotel & Restaurant offers to all participants (players and visitors) special discount fairs (room+breakfast; room+half-board) for more informations, please contact the reception at

The Monaco Grand Prix (Grand Prix de Monaco) is Formula 1 motor race held annually on the Circuit de Monaco on the last weekend in May. Run since 1929, it is widely considered to be one of the most important and prestigious automobile races in the world .The circuit has been called “an exceptional location of glamour an d prestige”.