Monaco, incomparable venues for your gatherings
If you’re looking for a reception venue that makes an impression, Monaco is an exceptional setting for hosting your gala dinners, closing evenings or banquets in style. This small Principality is the home to a wide choice of unique spaces with tailored services that will astound your guests. An overview of unusual and magnificent venues in different quarters, suitable for hosting your large-scale events.
On the Rock: an evening at the museum
Built on the side of a cliff, facing the Mediterranean, the Oceanographic Museum is an iconic spot in Monaco, renowned for both the quality of its exhibits and its commitment to protecting the oceans. Your event could take place in this prestigious setting and benefit from its exceptional aura. The museum can be closed for private hire in the evening, to host a cocktail party for up to 1,400 people. With its terrace set 85 metres above the sea, guests can enjoy a sublime view of the Principality. Its aquariums filled with coral and colourful fish, the exhibition rooms housing rare collections, and the outdoor space around the sea turtle pool could also be the setting for your receptions.
Fontvieille: under the big top
Famous for hosting the Monte-Carlo International Circus Festival every year, the marquee at the Espace Fontvieille is one of the most unique places in Monaco. Located in the Fontvieille district built on land reclaimed from the sea, it is close to the Princess Grace Rose Garden and the business district. Throughout the year, it is used to host business events, gala dinners and exceptional parties. Its large capacity and modularity make it perfect for large-scale events: its 2,000 sq.m indoor space and (extendable) 2,500-sq.m outdoor esplanade make it possible to host a sit-down dinner for up to 1,500 people, or 1,700 guests in cocktail configuration.
Cocktail party in the port of Monaco
In the heart of Monaco, Port Hercule sees a never-ending stream of luxury yachts and sailboats come and go. The bars and restaurants on the port are an integral part of nightlife in the Principality. Most of these establishments can be closed for private hire for an evening event, and will provide memorable moments in one of the most prestigious marinas on the Mediterranean. In particular, La Rascasse, set in the legendary corner of the Monaco Grand Prix circuit, is a hotspot for local nightlife. This iconic bar offers cocktails and buffets with music, either live or hosted by a DJ. Gourmet finger food, a chic and lively atmosphere, La Rascasse is THE place to host a fun party in Monaco.
Le Larvotto: a reception under the stars
On the Larvotto peninsula, overlooking the water, the Salle des Etoiles is one of the most renowned reception venues in Europe. A place where international stars perform or grand events like the Rose Ball are held. It is also perfect for hosting your galas and banquets for up to 950 guests in its 1,000-sq.m modular spaces. The crowning jewel of the venue is its retractable roof, which allows you to spend an evening under the stars during the season, facing one of the most beautiful vistas in Monaco. Set in the heart of the Sporting Monte-Carlo complex, it adjoins the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort: extremely convenient if you wish to combine your event with top-of-the-range accommodations.
Monte-Carlo: home to Monaco’s most beautiful monuments
Indulge your guests with the cachet of an event in the Monte-Carlo district, the beating heart of the Principality. With its unique heritage, there is no shortage of superb reception areas, such as the Salle Empire at the Hôtel de Paris Monte-Carlo or the Salle Belle Epoque at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo. For an unforgettable outdoor setting, the Terrasses du Casino offer an exceptional location, at the foot of the Casino de Monte-Carlo and the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, with the Mediterranean as the backdrop stretching as far as the eye can see. This completely modular outdoor reception area can accommodate up to 1,000 people for cocktails and 500 seated guests for dinner.
Incomparable venues to host outstanding soirées that will undoubtedly leave your guests with lasting memories.