the spectacular vacation homes of royalty

Marivent Palace, Palma de Mallorca

The palace in which the Bourbon refers to the words sea Y windand its location could not be more privileged, with spectacular views from the coast of Cala Major, in Palma de Mallorca. The palace was built in 1925 by the architect William Forteza for the painter John of Saridakiswho lived there until his death. Later, in 1973, the property was transferred to Juan Carlos and Sofiathen princes of Spain.

Queen Letizia, Princess Leonor and Infanta Sofía in an official pose at Marivent in 2017.

It is traditional that every year, the king and his children make an official pose in the residence -in 2007 it was the last image of the King Juan Carlos with the whole family-, so since 2014 it is the turn of the kings Felipe and Letizia and their daughters, Eleanor and Sofiato be photographed

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Queen Elizabeth spends the summer in Balmoral, Scotland.

Balmoral Castle, Scotland

It is said that this is the favorite house of the Queen Isabelwhich happens without fail every summer on the property. Here he takes the opportunity to rest, as well as receive visits from his family and close friends. Since walks to picnics and barbecues to horseback riding and hunting. The royal family takes advantage of these moments in complete privacy to feel like a ‘normal’ family.

Prince Charles and his two sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, walking along the River Dee in Scotland in August 1997.
William and Harry were on a trip to Balmoral in 1997 when Princess Diana died.

The castle was built in 1390 but it was not until 1852 when the prince albert he bought it for his wife, queen Victoria. The place has even more history: here was the Honeymoon of Charles and Diana of Walesand it was also there william and harry they learned of their mother’s death in August 1997, just as they were spending the summer with their paternal family.

DANISH ROYALS AT THE CHATEAU DE CAYX, CAHORS, FRANCE - AUGUST 11, 2005
The Danish royal family’s castle in the Château de Cayx vineyard is one of their most treasured properties.

Cayx Castle, France

It is in this vineyard north of Toulouse, France, that the Danish royal family spends the summer. The 10-bedroom property is a relative newcomer to the family: the prince henry and the queen margaret They bought it about 50 years ago. The place was chosen because not far from there was where Enrique, who died in 2018, spent his childhood.

DANISH ROYALS AT THE CHATEAU DE CAYX, CAHORS, FRANCE - AUGUST 11, 2005
Margaret and Henry of Denmark, who died in 2018, bought the castle 50 years ago.

The queen, mother of crown prince frederick and mother-in-law of princess maryhe loves painting, and the place offers him the inspiration and tranquility to do so, not to mention the spectacular views of the vineyards. There she receives his grandchildren and walks through the local market.

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