We know you have questions… and we have the answers!
Whether you’ve booked with us before, or it’s your first time attending the world renowned F1 Grand Prix, at Monaco Grand Prix Direct we are committed to ensuring both the planning of your trip and your experience at this legendary race is absolutely flawless from beginning to end.
With our 20 plus years in the hospitality industry, local knowledge and insider tips, we will make sure that attending this motorsport event is one that you will never forget!
Here’s everything you need to know before coming to the Monaco F1 Grand Prix:
In 2017 the GP race is on the 28th of May.
The race is held at the end of May every year.
The best option is to fly into Nice International Airport (40min drive to Monaco). Otherwise, there are many convenient train connections from France, Italy or Spain. Driving is also an option, as Monaco is right by the A8 motorway.
Around the circuit there are numerous passages for general public, still most of them and access to many locations requires specific passes. We encourage our guests to consult us on best routes and accesses when booking your viewing, hotels or transfers with MCGP Direct.
On the very main roads of the Principality of Monaco.
Nice International Airport is the nearest one to Monaco. It is the 2nd biggest French airport, offering numerous direct flights internationally.
Distances by car from Nice Airport (trains also easily accessible):
- 40min drive to Monaco
- 10min to Nice city centre
- 40min drive to Cannes
Yes & No! Of course Monaco race is a special moment in the F1 calendar with its VIP parties and exclusive experiences available during the GP weekend.
However, if you have a small budget check out our all-inclusive packages from only 1.550€ p.person. All you need to add is your flight (e.g. NCE-LDN 170€ p.person return).
Monaco is surely the place to be during the races for all the international stars…not much effort is needed to spot one.
As for the F1 drivers, although their program is very full, there’s always a chance to see them at the Paddocks, Pits or the parties that most of them often attend.
Along with your booking confirmation you will receive an easy and comprehensive information pack, including access maps and tips for your viewing location.
Should you have any additional questions or doubts, do not hesitate to contact MCGP Direct so that we can provide you with all details needed during your stay on the French Riviera.
Our team is on a 24/7 Hotline from Thursday to Monday of the GP for any questions, requests or last minute bookings.
As the largest supplier of the Monaco Hospitality holding over 40 terraces each year, we can provide for even last minute requests. We can always find solutions for our guests.
However, booking early gives you more viewing options to choose from, at most competitive rates.
Comfortable-chic attire is recommended.
According to the program each year the approximate hours are:
While accommodations in Monaco are the most sought after, they are generally more costly. You can stay anywhere in close proximity to the race with Nice being the most reasonable with competitive rates. 4-night packages in Monaco start at 5.600€, in Nice rates start at about 1.500€ for a 3-night stay.
Check out our Packages including best and most competitive accommodation options.
The race is easily accessible on foot from most hotels in Monaco. For those staying in Nice, we recommend a direct train ride to the circuit and viewing suites which takes approximately 20 minutes.
MCGP Direct can also provide VIP private car transfers upon request. Contact us for details.
Warm and balmy – late spring/summer attire is recommended, even for those late evening parties.
Yes, the legendary parties are open to everyone, but they do come with a price tag. Be sure to check out our entertainment page (F1 Nightlife) on our website for more information.
MCGP Direct has privileged local status allowing certain accesses upon request. We can of course arrange visits at the Paddocks of selected teams. Contact us for more details and rates.
MCGP Direct is an official partner of the Paddock Club and selected F1 Teams.
MCGP Direct is an official partner of the Paddock Club.
Contact us for more details and rates.
Upon your booking you will be given the following options for you to select from:
- Passes can be sent to you by registered post/courier
- Passes can be delivered to your accomodation/hotel
- Passes can be collected from MCGP Direct office in Monaco
Cancellations made before 31st of December proceeding the GP, can be accepted and refunded. Due to the nature of the property bookings and advance planning, no free cancellations are possible after 1st of January proceeding the GP booked. Name changes for each booking are possible at anytime, free of charge.
Name changes for each booking are possible at anytime, free of charge.