The Condamine / The Port is one of the oldest districts of the principality after Monaco-Ville. It is known as the place of the starting and finish line of the famous Grand Prix Formula 1. Some buildings in the area with a view over the race are also popular among tourists during the event. La Condamine is located near the Port Hercule and is known for its authenticity and its traditionalist looks. It is considered the traditional shopping area of Monaco with its magnificent view over the Rampe Major and its sixteenth century gates. One characteristic of this neighbourhood: the Place d'Armes where is held each day a typical south of France market with breweries under the arcades. The area is also the favourite destination for boat lovers and festive atmosphere lovers. Port Hercule, located very near, indeed reflects the atmosphere perfectly. The Port is home to the Automobile Club and the Yacht Club of Monaco.