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Buy Monaco Grand Prix Formula 1 Tickets for the Most Exciting Sports Vacation Ever

Feb 28th 2015 at 1:02 AM

If you are a fan of Formula 1 racing, you will know that Monaco epitomizes all that Formula 1 stands for; exhilarating speed, the screaming clamor of high-performance engines, glamour and high fashion and just perhaps a suggestion of danger with the cars racing by just a few meters away. In a sport that is celebrated for speed, the legendary Monaco circuit draws celebrities and high-profile visitors like nothing else, despite it being the slowest and the shortest race in the entire F1 calendar. Evidently what the race lacks in quantity it makes up abundantly in quality.

An Exceptional Circuit Calling For Exceptional Skills

Prince Peter of Monaco inaugurated the circuit in 1929 that has remained virtually unchanged ever since. The Grand Prix takes place on the last Sunday of May every year and is also billed as one of Europe’s leading social events with the rich and the famous descending to this idyllic spot in the French Riviera. The race itself comprises 78 laps of a 3.34 km route carved out from the most twisted and narrow streets of the city. Despite the circuit being the slowest GP track in the world, it has established its place in the sun for being the most difficult requiring exception driving skills by the racing drivers. This Grand Prix is among the most spectator-friendly since spectators get the chance to see the cars screaming by at very close quarters. Getting to watch the Monaco Grand Prix live is the chance of a lifetime for most motor sport fans and surely an unforgettable experience due to its amazing aura of sporting passion and glamour.

Plan Early For the Big Event

If you intend to go to Monaco to enjoy the thrill of the Grand Prix, be sure to start planning early for the annual end-May event. Since there are only around 3000 seats available for sale it pays to book your Formula 1 tickets well in time. The rates range from €90-500 plus. You may also be able to view the event from the terraces of many houses that line the circuit as enterprising owners rent them out at astonishing premiums; the going rates start from around €800 and can go up to €140,000 and more for four days of unbridled pleasure. If you are going as a group then it makes great sense to take these terraces on rent, however be sure to check them out for location and facilities before putting your money down. As hotels in Monaco are exorbitant, you will do well to find accommodation in one of the many small towns on the coast that are easily accessible.

More than Just Cars Going Round the Track

While viewing the Grand Prix up and close may be your aim you will not find the rest of the family complaining about a trip to Monaco as it is easily a vacationer’s paradise. While there’s are lots of things you can gawk at, like mammoth yachts in the marina, exotic sports cars lining the streets, amazing scenic vistas, boutiques and high-fashion brand stores, you can still enjoy some really pleasing and affordable tourist attractions. Enjoy strolling around the exceptionally clean streets; however you will find many of them closed due to the race, so it is an activity that you will want to reserve for the post-event period. Enjoy some of the best cuisine that you can possible have anywhere in the world and lose yourself in the magic of operas and concerts. Gaze in wonder at the splendor of the palace and cathedral and go crazy exploring the old town. Enjoy a meal at the Grand Central hotelto celebrate the finest vacation you are likely to ever enjoy. With completely different attractions though, do not miss out on the Oceanographic Museum and the seductive charm of the casinos.

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