Monte Carlo Rolex Tennis Masters. Top Tip: Take The Train from Grasse.

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If you’re visiting the Monte Carlo Rolex Tennis masters tournament in Monaco this April, you could combine it with a family holiday near Grasse.

More are more people are finding that taking the train from Grasse to Monaco is the easiest way to get to the tennis. The journey takes about an hour and because the train starts its journey at Grasse, you are assured of getting a seat.

By starting at Grasse you also beat the rush for seats as the train passes through Cannes and Nice stations on the way to Monaco.

Blackwood Villas has a selection of private villas near Grasse.

By staying a few miles away from the coast, you can have more relaxed stay on the Cote d’Azur.

The ‘perched villages’ of Montauroux, Callian, Seillans and Fayence are all situated in the gentle hills about 10 miles / 15 Km to the west of Grasse.

It’s a much slower pace of life than the coast. You’ll find village markets and an authentic French way of life.

Blackwood Villas has a selection of privately owned, character villas in the area. All the villas have a pool. Most have wifi and aircon.

And if you like playing tennis as well as watching it, there are tennis clubs and public courts in Callian, Montauroux, Fayence, Mons and other small towns.

Check our selection of Provence holiday villas.


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