Tuesday, 7 March 2017

Charles and Camilla - Tour of Europe (2017)

Prince Charles and Duchess Camilla will tour Europe 29th March and 6th April 2017. The Charles will visit Romania solo, before being joined by Duchess Camilla for a visit to Italy, the Vatican and Austria. The Tour is to highlight the UK's relationship with European partners in areas including social cohesion, military ties and combatting human trafficking.


Wednesday 29th Bucharest, Romania
  • Charles - Received by the Romanian Mission of Honour
    • Sign book of honor
  • Charles - Lay a wreath at National Memorial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
  • Charles - Meet with the President of Romania at Cotroceni Palace
  • Charles - Attend reception hosted by the President of Romania. 
    • Prince Charles will be presented with the Order of the Star of Romania

Thursday 30th - Romania
  • Charles - Visit the Romanian Village Museum
    •  View exhibitions and live demonstrations
  • Charles - Meet the Prime Minister of Romania
  • Charles - Visit Vacaresti Nature Park
    • Officially open a bird hide
    • Plant a willow tree
  • Charles - Visit an orphanage run by the FARA Foundation which transforms the lives of vulnerable and traumatized children and young people.
    • Meet children and Staff
  • Charles - Meet His Beatitude, the Romanian Patriarch of the Romanian Orthodox Church
    • Visit Patriarchal Church and light a candle
  • Charles - Attend a meeting at the British Embassy on the issue of modern slavery
  • Charles - Meet TRH Crown Princess Margareta and Prince Radu of Romania for Tea
  • Charles -  Attend a reception at the Hilton Hotel to celebrate the work of the Prince's Foundation Romania 

Friday 31st - Romania
  • Charles - Walked through the Old Town of Hanul lui Manuc Caravanseri.
  • Charles - Visited Stravropoleos Church and Convent.
  • Charles - Visited the I. L. Caragiale National Theatre
  • Charles - Attended reception at the Hospice Casa Sperantei for Hospices of Hope.
  • Charles - Visited community-based projects in Vizuresti Village
  • Joint -  visited the British Institute of Florence, Lungarno Guicciardini 9, Florence


Saturday 1st - Italy
  • Charles - Attended a Service of Remembrance at the Commonwealth War Graves Cemetery, Montecchio Precalcino.
  • Charles - Visited the Centre of Excellence for Stability Policing Units.
  • Charles - Laid a wreath at the Pasubio Ossuary, Vicenza.
  •  Charles -  Visited the Path of the 52 Tunnels 
  • Joint - Attended a Wine Industry Reception at the Villa San Michele Hotel, Florence.
  • Camilla - Visited la Gloriette - Centro Sociale Polivalente,  a villa in Naples which has been confiscated from the mafia and now houses a project to help young people socialize and integrate into their community. 
  • Camilla - Visited E. Marinella workshop and museum, Naples.
  • Camilla - Visited the archaeological site at Herculaneum, where she met with international partnerships and Italian expertise who are transforming the archaeological site and surrounding communities.

Sunday 2nd - Italy 
  • Charles - Visited the earthquake site at Amatrice, Lazio, and toured the "Red Zone" before visiting the Operations Centre and laying flowers at the Memorial.
  • Charles - Visited temporary housing and the Save the Children Pavilion at Amatrice, before attending a Reception for volunteers, emergency response personnel and local families and businesses.
  • Charles - Held a Meeting on International Cultural Initiatives, at the Villa San Michele Hotel, Florence.
  • Camilla - Met victims of trafficking and women who have experienced domestic abuse, at the Associazione Progetto Arcobaleno
  • Camilla - Visited the Vasari Corridor
  • Camilla - Visited St. Mark's English Church

Monday 3rd - Italy 
  • Joint - Their Royal Highnesses will visit a local market to celebrate the Slow Food movement
  • Joint - Visit an art restoration workshop
  • Joint - Attend an event for the Italian Wool Industry & The Prince of Wales's Campaign for Wool
  • Joint - Attend a gala dinner at Palazzo Vecchio
    •  Charles presented with the Renaissance Man of the Year Award
  • Charles - Visit the Caritas
  • Charles - Visit Palazzo Strozzi

Tuesday 4th - The Vatican
  • Joint - visit The British School at Rome
  • Joint -  visit the Vatican Secret Archives & the Vatican Library
  • Joint - Meet with Pope Francis 
    • Exchange gifts
  • Charles - visit the Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue
  • Charles - visit the Venerable English College
  • Charles - visit the Apostolic Palace
Wednesday 5th - Thursday 6th - Austria (Vienna)
  • Joint - Meet President of Austria
  • Joint - Visit to the Musikverein 
  • Joint - Visit Spanish Riding School.
  • Joint - Tour the world famous Wiener Musikverein, where they will see the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra rehearse and will view a number of original manuscripts by composers such as Mozart and Brahms from the Musikverein's archives.
  • Joint - Visit an organic Heuriger and learn about the production of Austrian wine
  • Charles - Mark the centenary of the deployment of British Forces to the Austrian Front.
  • Charles - Learn about their work with the UK on Human Trafficking. 
  • Charles - Visit the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe and will join discussions which are taking place on modern slavery and freedom of religion and belief

1 comment:

  1. The capital of Romania is Bucharest. Budapest is the city capital of Hungary.