Important dates: 2024 to be a “Year of Sport” for Monaco

2024 looks set to be a thrilling year for sport in Monaco, with everything from world-class motorsports, tennis and athletics to a moment in the global spotlight for the Principality as it becomes the official host of the final stage in the Tour de France. Here are all the key dates you need to know about.


Kicking off the year will be the 92nd Rallye Automobile Monte-Carlo, which is scheduled for 22nd to 28th January. This event marks the commencement of the FIA World Rally Championship season. For more information, click here

It will be closely followed by the 26th Rallye Monte-Carlo Historique that will be taking place from 31st January to 7th February. This national treasure of a rally features cars from 1955 to 1980, and harks back to a golden age of rally racing. For more information about the event, click here.

Rallies have long been a favourite sporting event in Monaco. Photo credit: ACM

The seventh edition of the Monaco E-Prix will hit the Principality on 27th April. A host of the sport’s biggest names have already confirmed that they will be taking part – Sébastien Buemi, Jean-Éric Vergne, Antonio Felix Da Costa and Stoffel Vandoorne, to name but a few – so be sure to reserve your seat well in advance by clicking here.

Then, come May, Monaco’s most famous event comes to town: the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix, from 24th to 26th. This time round, however, it will be preceded by the Grand Prix Historique Monte-Carlo from 10th to 12th May. This latter event takes spectators on a nostalgic journey through motorsport history and features real races between legendary cars on the authentic Circuit de Monaco. For more information, click here.

In 2024, the Formula 1 Monaco Grand Prix will be taking place from 24th to 26th May. Photo credit: Scuderia Ferrari Press Office

Tickets for the official Grand Prix, which will take centre stage at the end of the month, are available online now. Click here for more information.  


Talking of iconic events, the Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters tennis tournament will be returning to the clay courts of the splendidly located Monte-Carlo Country Club from 6th to 14th April. A major date in the ATP World Tour Masters 1000, the Monaco round regularly attracts the world’s top international players.

See more: Monte-Carlo Rolex Masters 2024: Early bird ticket sales begin

A few months later, towards the end of July, the Tour de France will be coming to the Principality. It has been 15 years since Monaco welcomed any section of the Tour so it is particularly exciting that it will act as the start line for the final stage – a time trial – on 21st July. Read about the full route here

See more: Monaco to officially welcome the Tour de France in summer 2024


Three weeks before the Olympic Games commence in Paris, Monaco’s Stade Louis II will provide the perfect warm-up for top track and field athletes with the Herculis EBS Meeting on 12th July. Read more about the event here.  

The Stade Louis II will host some of the world’s finest athletes in the weeks ahead of the Olympic Games in Paris. Photo credit: Herculis EBS Meeting

The Jumping International de Monte-Carlo is another big sporting highlight for the Principality, especially given the deep-rooted love and appreciation for horses and equestrian sports that is shared among almost all Grimaldis. The date is yet to be confirmed, but it usually takes place at the end of June or in early July.  

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Main photo credit: Rolex Monte-Carlo Masters