by the Team
MONACO. Due to the Principality’s idyllic location on the verdant Cote d’Azur, flowers are abundant in the region and fill the most luxurious apartments of Monaco with fine scents. Those fortunate enough to live in the principality have access to some incredible arrangements year-round, whether it’s a wedding, a birthday or a gift to give to someone special.
We’ve selected our favourite florists and plant specialists in Monaco.
Narmino-Sorasio is the place to buy flowers in Monaco. The business is over 100-years-old and has two branches; one in Monte-Carlo at 33 Boulevard Princesse Charlotte and the other on Rue Grimaldi. The staff at Narmino-Sorasio consider flowers both a science and art with employees trained in the most up-to-date techniques to cover garden design and events among their extensive services. They also sell decorations and perfumed candles, all of which are perfect for a home, a garden or a luxury yacht.
Gastaldi Fleurs has been providing Monegasque citizens with flowers for more than 60 years and can create the magnificent arrangements for any occasion in any season. There are three branches in Monaco, which specialize in signature bouquets. With names like “Gala au Casino” and “Grandiose au Palais”, a tribute to Princess Grace who loved roses, these special bouquets certainly have a glamorous local theme. The staff specializes in space planning for your garden or terrace, garden makeovers and plant maintenance.
For beautiful home decorations, stunning floral displays, an array of scents and incredible memories, locals come to Marco Traverso. The family-run business puts a lot of consideration into creating the perfect arrangement for your special occasion. The shop is located at 3 Avenue Prince Pierre and is an aesthetically-pleasing myriad of plants and baskets waiting to be discovered and adopted.
Green Plus is a different kind of florist in Monaco. The company specialises in sales and rentals of pots and plants, as well as the installation and maintenance of plants in residences and offices. Their interior and exterior landscaping extend to living walls and other innovative features. Green Plus also sells garden furniture and accessories. Expect to see green wall partitions and “moss fashion”, a sustainable, low-maintenance addition to any home or workplace. The talented technicians not only know the latest methods and techniques in landscaping, but they also have the environmental know-how.
Wayne Riley Flowers
Wayne and Jeff, the creative directors of Wayne Riley Flowers have earned a great reputation for their stylish floral designs and arrangements at events. They have a particularly strong portfolio of weddings that look like something from a movie set. The bilingual team work with an international clientele along the Riviera and are happy to give free consultations and work with a variety of themes from classic to contemporary and everything in between.