NEW DELHI, 24th December 2018-Magnificent decorations, luxurious shopping and a Christmas village...

If you'd like to celebrate the end-of-the-year festivities and welcome the New Year like a true star, Monaco is the place to be. Many special performances and galas are offered throughout the Principality on Christmas and New Year's Eve, Parades, Concerts including activities for children. Stroll through the pretty streets of Monaco and discover the Principality festooned with decorations and lights. Stars will be raining down on the establishments of the Principality. Get ready to be swept away by the Magic of Christmas! Admire the Casino Squarewith fellow revellers to ring in the new year! Casino de Monte-Carlo will set the stage for a holiday light show like never before, with magnificent colours and projections moulding every line and curve of this architectural wonder. Full of festive fares, Christmas melodies and the aroma of something warm and comforting, the Monte-Carlo Shopping Promenade is also lit up with its head-turning luxurious brands. By the Port of Monaco, children will be thrilled to discover the ice rink and the Christmas Village with Christmas market featuring local craft products.

Dream-like luxuriant stays...

The hotels of Monte-Carlo are famous for its elegance, class and luxury. The Hotel de Paris Monte-Carlo will be unveiling its new decor and a majestic Christmas tree decorated by Chopard is set up in the lobby. Share the magic of Christmas and celebrate with family at Hotel Hermitage Monte-Carlo with its special family-friendly events. At the Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort, decorations and events are sure to please you. Don't miss the chance to see Rudolf, Santa's oldest reindeer, a large-than-life "animatronic" creation, who will thrill the children with amazing stories about his life and incredible adventures with Father Christmas. This year, the Métropole Shopping Monte-Carlo is offering visitors traditional festive decorations on the theme "American Christmas". Feel the seasonal atmosphere with candy canes and gingerbread men adorning a majestic eight-metre tall Christmas tree, inspired by the famous New York trees. Get ready to be dazzled once again by the magic of Christmas and the festive atmosphere of New Year celebrations!

The magic of Christmas and the New Year in the world-famous Michelin-starred restaurants...

Christmas lunch, brunch or dinner? Choose from a wide selection of lunch and dinner options in various prestigious restaurants of Monaco. Select a refined gastronomic restaurant or a cafe. Enjoy gourmet meals in a festive atmosphere at the stunning Le Grill or three Michelin-starred restaurant - Le Louis XV by Alain Ducasse at Hotel de Paris. The Blue Bay by Marcel Ravin and Le Vistamar by Chef Benoit Witz will be everything you could wish for the end-of-the year festivities. Winter is chic in Monaco as Cafe de Paris, in the heart of the Principality, is the perfect backdrop for an evening where winter goes hand in hand with the year-end festivities! Unwind and enjoy at the Bar Americain for a relaxed atmosphere. And for those who like to party, you will have a choice of world-renowned DJs at the Buddha-Bar and La Rascasse. Walk in to the doors of the most exclusive club in Monaco - Jimmy'z will be exceptionally open this christmas and end of the year to celebrate the New Year with you! Day or night, relax in a pleasant winter atmosphere at the Blue Gin bar, the bar will become a "Snow Star", transforming itself into a genuine mountain chalet.... And this new pop-up concept of the bar new is going to make you love winter!

A scintillating New Year in Monaco...

Celebrate the arrival of 2019 with the Italian diva, Laura Pausini at Salle des Etoiles. This New Year's Eve concert will be her 9th concert at the Sporting Monte-Carlo where she will enchant the public with old and new songs alike. With its bright blue sky, dazzling bay, and stunning skyline, Monaco is a dream destination to enjoy the end-of-year festivities. Experience a luxurious as well as an unforgettable festive season in the Principality. Whether you are with your friends, family or partner, come experience the magic of Christmas and the New Year in Monaco.

Witness the magical Principality of Monaco, when the clock strikes midnight!

About Monaco

Welcome to Monaco. A Riviera Gem. An international cultural center for ballet, opera, music, theatre and exhibitions. A place where great minds meet for business at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco. Experience heart-stopping sports action at Monaco's F1 Grand Prix and Tennis Masters and at the tables of the Casino de Monte-Carlo... or retreat to our luxurious spas (Les Thermes Marin, ESPA, Les Cinq Mondes, Willow Stream). World-class hotels (including the Hotel de Paris, Hotel Metropole Monte-Carlo, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monte-Carlo Bay Hotel, Le Meridien Beach Plaza, Monte-Carlo Beach Hotel, Port Palace Monaco and the Hotel Hermitage) host the world's most discerning guests.