SOURCE: Marriott International
CAP D'AIL, FRANCE--(Marketwire - Mar 4, 2013) - The city streets of Monaco will again revert into a race track as the Monaco F1™ Grand Prix 2013 makes it way into the French Riviera populace for the much anticipated May 26 contest. Yachts, restaurants, street side stands and hotels in Monaco will provide viewing of this time-honored race which debuted in 1929 when the circuit was inaugurated by HSH Prince Louis II.
Drawing a steady following of sports car fans from around the world every spring into the Principality of Monaco, the race provides a unique experience as it is the only race in the world to establish its track over city streets. Supported by the Automobile Club de Monaco, which celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2010, the Monaco Grand Prix has established itself as one of the world's most popular sporting events and will make its annual rally May 23-26 with a series of exciting pre-race events that include the Porsche Michelin Supercup and Formula Renault races, lots of qualifying and practice sessions, as well as exciting entertainment and festivities throughout the city before culminating with the F1™ Grand Prix 2013 on Sunday afternoon.
Capturing the spirit of Monaco and its rich traditions with a grand seafront location, the Riviera Marriott Hotel La Porte de Monaco welcomes Grand Prix fans with luxurious Monaco hotel accommodations and stunning vistas of the Mediterranean Sea and Cap d'Ail Yacht Harbor Marina. Recently undergoing renovations that included revamping its terrace, bar and swimming pool area into a uniquely vibrant gathering space that entices guests with a trendy outdoor lobby, this French Riviera luxury hotel's exciting new space includes the C Bar -- a connecting force between indoor and outdoor socializing and a perfect spot for race enthusiasts to enjoy fine food and drinks reflecting a wide range of International culinary flavors.
Early booking for the F1™ Grand Prix 2013 weekend is now available and travelers may check rates and availability at www.marriottportedemonaco.com.
About Riviera Marriott Hotel La Porte de Monaco
The Riviera Marriott Hotel La Porte de Monaco provides French Riviera travelers with opulent accommodations and outstanding service while surrounding them with a serene ambience created by crisp décor, sparkling blue hues of the Mediterranean Sea and fragrant seafront breezes. While located within walking distance of popular Monaco destinations such as Casino Square and the Monaco Palace, this service-oriented lodging also pampers guests with convenient and complimentary transfer service to Monte Carlo and other nearby attractions. Boasting spacious guest rooms and three exclusive suites with panoramic bow windows, hotel accommodations reflect a nautical theme welcoming travelers with elegant yacht décor and a host of amenities to ensure a remarkable French Riviera hotel experience.