Rafael Nadal has continued his Monaco legacy of success with an impressive 11th win at the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters this last Sunday. The Spanish tennis player is now at No. 1 in the ATP Rankings as he makes his way to the Barcelona Open Banc Sabadell, where he is a 10-time titlist.
If you were planning on travelling by train over the next couple of days, we highly recommend that you think again! Strikes on the French SNCF train network are seriously limiting services on Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th April, with just a handful of rail connections and replacement bus routes running.
What do the landmark villas Le Trident, Château de l’Horizon and Villa Aujourd’hui have in common? American architect Barry Dierks. One of the most notable architects of the Côte d’Azur, Mr Dierks is credited with building or remodelling 120 homes between the 1930s and 1950s.
To mark the launch of the new – and quite surprising – collaborative album by Police frontman Sting and Jamaican musician Shaggy, which comes out today, the Palais des Festivals have temporarily reduced the price of tickets to their upcoming show in Cannes.
From 25th April to 6th May, Nice will host a major sailing event unlike any the city – or the Mediterranean – has experienced before. Billed as an XXL boat race featuring the largest racing boats in the world alongside the sport’s finest skippers, Nice Ultimed is inviting ultimate-class trimarans to the shores of the Côte d’Azur.
Under the patronage of Prince Albert II of Monaco, the very first edition of PhotoMonaco is taking place from 5th to 8th April at the Quai Antoine Ier exhibition space. With the theme The Time of Vision, 35 top-class exhibitors and photographers from around the world have been invited to showcase their work within an overall panorama of art andcollectible photography.
Join Club Vivanova members and guests at the recently opened Maya Jah Indian Restaurant in Monaco on Wednesday 4th April. Founder of the club Bradley Mitton has selected 15 of the chef's most specialist dishes and paired them in sharing-courses with four Scottish craft gins from the Eden Mill Distillery in St Andrews, Scotland. The oriental spices in these various dishes marry incredibly well with the flavour profiles of the boutique gins.
On Friday 13th and Sunday 15th April (at 8.30pm and 4.30pm respectively), Christophe Mazeaud on the oboe will lead a troupe of Baroque de Nice musicians in vibrant renditions of works by: Tomaso Giovanni Albinoni, Georg Philipp Telemann, Antonio Vivaldi, Johann Georg Pisendel and Johann Sebastian Bach.