Prince Albert visits former Grimaldi strongholds in Italy

Photo: Facebook Palais Princier de Monaco
Photo: Facebook Palais Princier de Monaco

As part of his regular travels to places historically linked to his family, and in order to receive a doctorate honoris causa granted to him by the University of Naples, Prince Albert travelled to Italy on May 15 and 16 for a friendly visit to several venues.

On Tuesday Prince Albert was welcomed by Valentina Pontromoli, Mayor of Bardi (Emilia-Romagna). The Sovereign visited the castle, in which a monumental fresco decor was discovered a few years ago representing the coat of arms and views of the various possessions of Prince Honore II of Monaco in the early seventeenth century.

Photo: Facebook Palais Princier de Monaco
Photo: Facebook Palais Princier de Monaco

HSH continued his visit, still in the province of Parma, to the municipality of Compiano, also a former Landi stronghold. The Sovereign inaugurated a renovated square at the foot of the castle.

On Wednesday, Prince Albert continued his travels in southern Italy to Naples and Campagna.


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