The globally acclaimed Bahrain International (BIC) hosted the first ever Arabian F1 Grand Prix in 2004 and has since become known as the "Home of Motor Sports in the Middle East" and for good reason! The friendly island nation comes to life at race time, putting on an extravaganza of exciting on and off track events and entertainment that are designed to keep every member of the family happy.
This year, Bahrain's Formula 1 Village has really gone all out, bringing together world class entertainment from all corners of the globe! From spectacluar animatronic life size dinosaurs, interactive sensory playgrounds, shows and workshops, to colourful parades and breathtaking circuit acts - the Bahrain F1 is much, much more than just a great motor sport event.
As well as being the "Home of Motor Sports in the Middle East", this culturally rich yet modern archipelago of 33 islands on the Arabian Peninsula has a lot to offer today's traveller. Visitors can explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, discover prolific archaeological digs and prehistoric cemetaries, wander through the vibrant alleys of colourful and ambient bazaars or shop in exclusive malls.
Bahrain's capital Manama offers a thriving music, food and burgeoning art scene, and as such was named the Capital of Arab Culture in 2012, Capital of Arab Tourism in 2013 and the Capital of Asian Tourism in 2014. For watersports lovers the warm shallow waters of the Arabian Gulf and all year round warm weather make the Kingdom a perfect destination for night time fishing, sailing, scuba diving and many other water activities.
Bahrain really does offer a travel experience that is unique in the Middle East - A culturally rich, yet modern and cosmoplitan travel destination that embraces visitors from all parts of the globe - and where a rich history and bright future come together!
2017 Bahrain Formula One Grand Prix is just around the next bend so contact us now by emailing us or calling us on: 0116 231 1222.