In a few days, King Charles III and his wife, Camilla Parker Bowles, will be visiting France and Germany. And on this Friday, March 3, the Parisian revealed the details of this first official trip across the Channel since the death of Queen Elizabeth II.
A first for King Charles III. Since the death of his mother, Elizabeth II – who died on September 8 -, his eldest son has ascended the throne. And in this month of March, the new sovereign will soon make his first official trip to France and Germany. How long will he stay and where will he spend with his wife?
According to the information revealed by Buckingham Palace (relayed by our colleagues in Le Parisien this Friday, March 3), Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla will be in France and Germany from March 26 to 31. They will be on French soil between the 26th and the 29th – where they will pass through Paris and Bordeaux – and then head for our neighbors where they will pass through Berlin, Brandenburg and Hamburg (between the 29th and the 31st). A very busy program for the 74 year old king…
Charles III: what will he do in France?
On February 28, our colleagues of Sud Ouest had reported some details on the passage of Charles III and Camilla. After a planned meeting with Emmanuel Macron, the sovereign and his wife should also meet the current mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo. Then, the father of Princes William and Harry and the Queen Consort “will stop in Gironde Tuesday, March 28.” Their plans include “visiting Bordeaux” and “two or three other sites in Gironde.”
The King’s last visit to Gironde was on May 9, 1977, when he attended the opening of the exhibition “British Painting from Gainsborough to Bacon”. He took advantage of his visit to “take a tour of the Bordeaux vineyards, notably at Château Latour in Pauillac.
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