Recent Articles

  • #Whatwomenwant

    From skincare and food supplements through to casualwear, bikinis and beach accessories, handbags, shoes, evening attire and lingerie, the new concept store LOONA has created a world for women within its Monaco boutique. 

  • Purebred Arabian Horse Championship in Menton

    The annual purebred Arabian horse ‘Best in Show’ competition will take place Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd July in Menton. Arabian horses are a distinct and popular breed of horses – recognisable for their strikingly chiselled head, gracefully arched neck and high tail carriage. Originally bred in the Arabian Peninsula in 1500BC, this breed is one of the oldest in the world.

  • A Long Goodbye to Deep Purple

    The legendary English hard-rock band Deep Purple play one last time in Monaco in the illustrious Salle des Étoiles as the opening act to the Monte Carlo Summer Sporting Festival. Deep Purple have been likened to Led Zepplin and Black Sabbath, and are known as true pioneers of heavy metal and hard rock since their formation in 1968.

  • A global programme

    For a long time now, Riviera Insider editor-in-chief Petra Hall has wanted to interview Kazuki Yamada. It’s no surprise why: the international career of this astounding 37-year-old has led him to be venerated as one of the most sought-after conductors of his generation. It takes him around the world and so the new artistic and musical director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Monte Carlo is staying in the principality for just two months…

  • 9th Monte-Carlo beach volleyball competition

    Monaco’s glamourous Larvotto beach will see the captivating ninth edition of the FxPRO Monte-Carlo beach volleyball women’s competition from 17th to 18th June.

  • Free concert in Monaco for the Fête de la Musique

    The 2017 Fête de la Musique in Monaco is hosting one of the biggest bands known to France. DELUXE will be playing a free open air concert at the famous Hercules Port in Monaco for one night on Wednesday 21st June at 9pm. The band is known for its lively and inventive performances using many different musical instruments and combining them in melodious new ways.

  • Shakespeare in Nice

    By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes on Friday 23rd June at the Francis-Gag Theatre in Vieux Nice as a one-night only performance of Macbeth is hosted. The audience is in for a surrealist and action-packed adaptation of Shakespeare’s iconic tragedy, which will be performed by the Mains d'Oeuvre Collective.


  • The PYA: fending the future of yachting industry

    The yachting industry experienced a boom time in the late 1980s and early 90s. The number of luxury motor yachts surged and owning classic sail yacht became a symbol of wealth and sophistication, but as the workforce swelled in size, so did the need for regulation and protecting the rights of crew. Riviera Insider meets with PYA Development Manager Carey Callender.