- With over 80 million foreign tourists annually, France is the most visited country in the world.
- You can start gambling as soon as you land in Amsterdam, at the Holland Casino found in the Schipol airport.
- There are 28 UNESCO World Heritage Sites in the UK including Stonehenge, the Tower of London, and Westminster Abbey.
- Germans are the world’s second biggest drinkers of beer (after the Irish), with an annual average of 119 liters per consumer.
- 44% of the world's olive oil is produced in Spain.
One of England’s finest gambling establishments, the Clermont Club, located in Mayfair’s Berkeley Square, has a long and distinguished reputation for elegance and splendor.
The building in which the club is hosted is particularly impressive. The space, with its baroque décor and spiral staircase is both stunning and theatrical. Everything about the Clermont Club oozes elegance and style, and fits the overall ambience of exclusivity, for which it is known.
In order to enjoy gambling at this elite casino, as is the rule for visiting any casino in London, you must first apply for membership to the private club at least 24 hours before you wish to visit.
In terms of gaming, the Clermont Club has undergone a number of incarnations since its inception. After numerous years in operation it was sold to Playboy Enterprises in 1972. Famous guests like Roger Moore and Princess Margaret were known to have come by for a gamble.
The Clermont Club has since changed ownership, but the casino maintains its upscale allure. Professional service and standards greet all players at every turn.
The discerning gambler is sure to enjoy roulette, blackjack, three card poker, and punto banco in a discreet setting.
In addition to casino gambling, the Clermont Club offers members the opportunity to relax and unwind in the peaceful surroundings of its bar and lounge.
For those looking for more hearty fare, you can enjoy a fine meal in the club’s restaurant, which also includes an extensive wine menu.
Upcoming Events Across Europe
Carnival of Rijeka, Croatia
Tens of thousands attend the weeks-long festivities in Rijeka, which once had Europe’s most intense carnival life. Concerts, car rallies, charity balls, performances, and parties take place in the days leading up to the main event, the Carnival itself. Stages are set up all along the carnival route where you can ogle and admire all the festive carnival groups and participants.
La Tamborrada, Spain
The Basque city of San Sebastian thunders with excitement on 20 January, when regiment after regiment of drummers parade through the streets. You’ll be thumping along with them in celebration of the city’s patron saint. The festivities begin in Plaza de la Constitucíon at the stroke of midnight and continue for 24 hours.
International Circus Festival of Monte Carlo, Monaco
There’s plenty of fun to be had throughout the tiny French-speaking principality starting from the third Thursday each January. For 11 days artist troupes and trained animals from all over the world perform and charm crowds young and old. The International Circus Festival has been going strong for almost 40 years – if you’re in Monaco this January, you shouldn’t miss it.