Monte Carlo, May 2013
The 71st edition of the F1 Gran Prix of Monte Carlo will take place on Sunday May 26, 2013, many side events will begin from Thursday May 23.
The F1 Gran Prix of the Principality of Monaco is one of the most important sport and social event of the small principality of the French Riviera.
It is always one of the most exciting circuit of the formula 1 race, a route entirely on the main streets of the city which has become along the years a leggend of the four wheels.
The real race which will take place on Sunday, will be anticipated by many social events, parties in famous locations with many celebrities and personalities from the sport world, fairs, exhibitions and many other appointments.
If you want to live the thrill of the F1 Grand Prix of Monte Carlo and pass unforgettable days in the French Riviera, you can take advantage of the offers of our travel agency!
The Spring Classic (Classicissima di Primavera ) is coming up and for edition 2013 there’s a novelty, the Milan-San Remo will take place on Sunday March 17th , the race has been moved by the organizers for the first time from Saturday to Sunday.
The Milan-San Remo is a bike race that can count over a hundred editions, one of the biggest cycle classics and one of the one-day races mostly followed by passionates of this sport.
The departure from Milan on Sunday morning will see the descent to the Riviera, the covering of 298km of roads and the toughest part will be faced just in the province of Imperia with the climbs of Cipressa and Poggio, last bastion before tackling the descent towards the mythical finishing line which even for 2013 will be on the Promenade Italo Calvino, between the palm trees and the sea.
For all those who aren’t professional cyclists but want to emulate the legends of the two-wheels can face the route of the Milan-San Remo of March in the GranFondo Milano Sanremo that is organized every year in June.
The edition 2013 will take place on Sunday June 9, for all the logistic details, registrations and curiosities you can visit the website of the GranFondo Milan San Remo.
Palazzo Ducale of Genoa hosts until April 7,2013 the Mirò exhibition ! Poesia e luce (Poetry and light), a showcase of over 80 works of the Catalan artist that represents one of the major exponent of the European avant guarde.
Joan Mirò lived from 1893 to 1983, the works in exhibition cover a time period between 1908 and 1981, over seventy years as a protagonist of one of the most complicated European period from a human and historical point of view.
The works by Mirò in exhibition are works that have never reached Italy, among these we find 50 large-format oil paintings, terra cotta, bronze scultures, water colors. Particular importance is given to the works created by Mirò in the thirties, where he past the last part of his life in Majorca, in the Balearic Islands.
Our agency Nyala Wonder Travel is ready to offer you a stay in Liguria with the opportunity to visit the Mirò exhibition at Genoa. To know more about the offer please visit our website.
On Sunday March 10,2013 there will be the parade of the flowered floats of San Remo, one of the most important and worldwide famous event of the Flower Riviera.
Sanremoinfiore 2013 chosed as this year’s theme “l’uomo nello spazio” (man in space), the floats participating will be 10, each belonging to a municipality of the province of Imperia: Golfo Dianese ” A spasso nel tempo”, Riva Ligure “Allunaggio!!! Ar…riva (Ligure) Buzz Lightyear”, Bordighera “Apollo 10″, Ventimiglia “Aspettando il ritorno”, Taggia “Avatar”, Santo Stefano al mare “Futurama”, Dolceacqua “Liguri nello spazio”, Seborga “Alla conquista di nuovi pianeti“, Ospedaletti “Passeggiata …tra i pianeti”, Vallecrosia “Verso l’infinito e oltre”.
The floats, completely decorated with the flowers of the Flower Rivier, will parade along the Calvino Promenade, Piazzale Dapporto, ex Railway Station, cycle path parallel to Via Nino Bixio reaching Vittorio Veneto Gardens.
Sanremoinfiore will take place from 10.00 to 13.30 and the event will be broadcasted by channel Rai 1 during the TV program Linea Verde.
On Saturday March 9th and Sunday March 10th there will be many side events in the city of San Remo, in the Pigna of San Remo will take place the fair Pigna & Wine, in the Cassini and Nota squares and in Colombo square you can visit for the entire weekend many craft markets, while in the area near San Siro square you can visit the monthly Antiques market .
The month of February in Cotè Azur lights up and comes to life with the rythmn of the colors and the happiness of the Carnival! The two cities that for decades symobolize all this are Nice with its famous Carnevale and Mentone with the historical Festa dei Limoni -Lemon Festival.
From February 15 to March 6th 2013 the city of Nice will undergo a great transformation giving rise to a period dedicated to the Carnival, an appointment that gets renewed for many years and can boast a solid tradition and a reputation that reaches the four corners of the world.
The theme of Carnival 2013 will be “Roi des 5 Continents” (King of the 5 Continents), 18 floats will parade day and night along the Promenade and on the streets of the city, many are the events and the appointments for young and old, music, parades, fun and lots of colors, all accompanied by the mild climate of the French Riviera.
From February 16 to March 6th the city of Mentone will put on the scenes the wonderful Lemon Festival (Festa dei Limoni), the theme of 2013 will be “Il giro del mondo in 80 giorni” (Around in the world in 80 days), an ancient and famous festival that with its originality associates the happiness of the Carnival period with a tradition of the territory, even in the city of Mentone there will be parades with floats decorated with scented citrus fruits and many side events and surprises for its spectators.
To really get in the lively atmosphere of the Carnival in the French Riviera our agency is ready to propose you an interesting offer for an unforgettable holiday!
Back like every year the grand appointment with the Circus Festival of Monte Carlo, in 2013 it will celebrate its 37th edition.
On January 17- 27 2013 the Principality of Monaco will become the greatest international stage for circus artists. The best circus artists from all over the world will be called to perform their best numbers at the Chapiteau de Fontvieille, acrobats, contortionists, tamers, clowns, trapeze artists and all the persons under the tent will have their moment of glory. The best one will be rewarded with the prestigious “Golden Clown” (Clown d’Oro), considered as the Oscar in the circus world.
The event is chaired by H.S.H Princess Stephanie of Monaco, that continues the family tradition of the love for the circus arts celebrated by her father, Prince Ranier III of Monaco, who created the Festival in 1974.
On February 2 – 3 2013 there will be the second edition of the Festival New Generation, an opportunity for all young circus artists to perform and to be noticed on a stage of international importance.
For all those who want to plunge for a few days in the magic atmosphere of the circus and discover the Principality of Monaco, our agency will give you the chance to take advantage of a special offer, find out more about, click here!
The 63rd edition of the Festival of the Italian Song of San Remo is warming up its engines and like every year there’s a lot of talking about it.
From February 12 to February 15 the spotlights will be pointed on the Ariston Theater and on the city of San Remo in its wholeness as the festival lives on and off the stage, by day and by night.
The San Remo Festival 2013 will be presented by Fabio Fazio and it will see the participation of 14 artists, the so called Big, Almamegretta, Annalisa Scarrone, Chiara Galiazzo, Daniele Silvestri, Elio and Le Storie Tese, Malika Ayane, Marco Mengoni, Maria Nazionale, Marta sui Tubi, Max Gazzè, Modà, Raphael Gualazzi, Simona Molinari and Peter Cincotti, Simone Cristicchi, that will sing 2 new, unreleased songs.
The Junior Singers will be 8, Andrea Nardinocchi, Antonio Maggio, Blastema, Il Cile, Ilaria Porceddu, Irene Ghiotto, Paolo Simoni and Renzo Rubino, their songs and their videos are already on the web, like the past years.
Like every year, many novelties during the show and secrets yet to be revealed like the pesons that will accompany Fabio Fazio on the Ariston stage and the guests that will step in during the week.
If you want to have a close up and live the emotions of the 63rd Festival don’t hesitate, run and discover the fantastic offers that our agency has in reserve for you for a wonderful holiday with music, sun and sea in the City Flower!
Back like every year the traditional appointment in the Flower City with the “International meeting of the Mediterranean”, that in 2012 arrived at its 28th edition. Organized by the San Remo Yacht Club, it’s one of the historical events of the San Remo regattas, dedicated to youth activities and in particular to the Optimist, the race will be jointed by the Kinder Cup and Sport. The starting date is set for December 28 and will continue for three days up to Dec. 30th. The challenge in the waters of the Flower Riviera will be among young sailors from all over Europe. The classes of the regatta will be Cadet and Junior. Important prizes for the winners and a grand feast for all the crews. For more information you can visit the website of the San Remo Yacht Club.
Our agency specialized in travels organized a new channel of transferts dedicated to this sport, in fact we called it “RugbyTravel “, with departure from San Remo, Imperia, Savona and Genoa.
A great opportunity for all those who love to closely follow rugby matches across Italy and want to share their passion with other supporters, passionates and with Ligurian rugby fans!
However there’s another face of the Riviera, a place distant from the sea, but not too far, a few kilometers away from the coast there’s a hidden wonderful hinterland that will make you discover villages with a millenary history.
It will open before you wide moutain-like landscapes, with peaks high about a thousand meters above sea level, up to Mount Saccarello which with its 2200 meters is the highest peak of the entire region.
The cooperative STRADE, Liguria da Scoprire, offers a series of appointments and guided excursions at the discovery of some of the most breathtaking corners of the Ligurian Ponent.
Every Sunday of October will be dedicated to walks along the trails of the hinterlands, starting from villages like Castelvittorio, Airole, Ceriana….
The guided visits between the Riviera and the Ligurian Alps have every week a detailed program that can be consulted at the touristic offices of thhe province of Imperia and Savona .
Instead all the Saturdays of the month of October will be dedicated to walks with a sea view, starting from some villages that dot the coast, you can discover the paths and the muletracks that connect the sea with the hinterland. All the programs will be available at the touristic offices of the province of Imperia and on the website of the cooperative.