A guide to the best Made in Monaco gifts this Christmas

From gifts inspired by Princess Grace herself to spirits and jewellery crafted right here in the Principality, look no further than our guide to the best Made in Monaco gifts for ideas on what to buy your loved ones this Christmas.  

A cheery souvenir piece might be alright if you are looking for a location-specific present for a friend or family member, but when that place is as glamourous as the Principality of Monaco, nothing short of the best will do.

There is no need to feel overwhelmed by the task, though, as Monaco Life has searched high and low to put together a special list of items that fit the bill perfectly, and many can only be found in the Principality.


Boxes of gourmet chocolates from La Chocolaterie de Monaco will get a tick from everyone from your grandmother to your work friends. It is a particularly good shout for corporate gifts as the elegant Monaco Ville boutique offers a streamlined personalisation process and fast turnaround for deliveries within the Principality. 

The hampers from La Distillerie de Monaco in La Condamine are another great option for gifts for party hosts or business partners, and can be thoughtfully tailored to individual tastes. Love a fizzy aperitif? Then try the ‘Monaco Spritz’ option. Need something for a coffee guru? The ‘Le Café Monégasque’ is sure to be a hit. Click here for more information. 

La Distillerie de Monaco in La Condamine has become an iconic Monegasque brand. Photo source: La Distillerie de Monaco

For the environmentally-conscious gin lover, the Prince Explorer Monaco Gin from The Monaco Beverage Company on Avenue Albert II is a match made in Christmas gifting heaven. The Expedition 01 Gin is priced at €62 and blends flavours from around the globe for a unique taste experience. To sweeten the deal, 80% of its profits go towards ocean conservation!

Monte Carlo Beer, also on Avenue Albert II, encapsulates Monaco’s lively spirit in a range that include an amber, a blonde, an IPA and limited edition Christmas ales, which are all available in various pack sizes to suit different preferences and budgets. For more information, click here.

For a refined Christmas gift choice, Amura, a renowned caviar brand from Monaco, presents premium caviars at local boutiques including Rinaldi Ange, Castleroc, Utile and La Maison du Vin Kurkoff. Click here for the online shop.

Discover a premium selection of caviar at the Monaco-based Amura. Photo source: Amura


Beyond the Olympians and top professional athletes, Monaco is home to many an avid fitness fan, and n excellent selection high-performances bicycles just for them can be found at Stajvelo on Rue du Gabian. The ‘Nomades R’ and ‘Montagel’ models in particular stand out for their elegance and functionality. Click here to see more. 

Monaco Fit Coaching, located at Avenue Saint-Michel, offers innovative fitness sessions starting from €20€ per session, making courses a great option for a friend or family member who seems keen to get going with their healthy New Year’s resolutions in the weeks after Christmas. For more information, click here


The Charlotte B. Jewelry collection is created right here in Monaco. Available online or at the Ferret store, it blends luxury with custom items, such as earrings, bracelets, necklaces and rings. Click here to see the range.

See more: Behind the brand with Monaco-based jeweller Charlotte Barbotin

Looking for something meaningful and stylish? Consider the Protect the Oceans bracelet, a collaboration between Charlotte B. Jewelry and the creators of the Prince Explorer Monaco Gin. Priced at €150, this elegant accessory symbolises the harmony between humanity, sea and earth. A portion of the proceeds will go towards ocean conservation organisations. Click here to find out more.

A portion of the proceeds from the sale of a Protect the Oceans bracelet, a collaboration between Charlotte B. Jewelry and the creators of the Prince Explorer Monaco Gin, will go towards ocean conservation projects. Photo source: The Monaco Beverage Company

Les Dessous de Monaco on Rue de Millo offers bespoke lingerie crafted with a focus on sustainability. The designs, crafted at an onsite atelier, are simply stunning.  For more information, click here.

For a gift favoured by Monegasque F1 driver Charles Leclerc, check out APM Monaco’s collections in person at the Métropole Shopping Centre or online here. This is a jewellery brand with a cutting-edge aesthetic and an uber cool ethos. 


Monoïkos 1297, located on the Rue Princess Caroline, is a brand at the crossroads of luxury and historical reminiscence. Its luxurious products boast an ethical and eco-friendly vibe, and prioritise local artisans. The collections include candles, room scents and clothing accessory items. Explore the online range here

Grace de Monaco pays tribute to Princess Grace’s enduring legacy of beauty and elegance with a home and accessory range that offers unparalleled craftsmanship and the highest-quality materials. Explore the selection of original perfumes, diffusers, candles and silk scarves here.

The elegance of the Grace de Monaco boutique takes its inspiration from Monaco’s most famous princess. Photo source: Grace de Monaco

For classic home gifts, Manufacture de Monaco on Avenue des Spélugues sells beautiful porcelain gifts, ideal for Christmas, that showcase expert craftsmanship and timeless design. Visit the online store here for more information. 

A stunning collection of homewares classic and contemporary awaits at Manufacture de Monaco. Photo source: Manufacture de Monaco


A truly special range of gifts is available via the Hôtel Métropole with the ‘Just for You’ packages. Perfect for those hard-to-buy-for individuals, but reserved for hotel clients, the hotel is offering unique experiences such as a nocturnal all-access pass to the Musée Océanographique, a day at the Francis Bacon Foundation for art lovers, a personal portrait by painter David Django and exclusive tours of the Principality. To find out more, click here


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Compiled by Stephanie Horsman, Niki Borisova and Benedetta Pizzonia. Main photo source: Prince Explorer Gin Monaco