Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Berlin

Prince Charles and Camilla to visit Berlin

According to the British Embassy, Prince Charles (70) and his wife Camilla (71) will pay a visit to Berlin early May 2019.

  • Prinz Charles and Camilla© dpa
    The British Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwal will visit Berlin in May 2019.
  • Prinz Charles und Camilla© dpa
    The British Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwal will visit Berlin in May 2019.
The British Royals will stay in Germany from 7 to 10 May 2019, as the British Embassy announced on Monday, 15 April 2019. The visit by the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall on behalf of the British Government is aimed to express "the diversity and continuing importance of British-German relations", a spokesperson said.

Prince Charles and Camilla at Brandenburg Gate

The couple's programme includes a meeting between Prince Charles and Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier in Berlin on Tuesday, 7 May 2019. At 3.50 p.m. in the afternoon, the royal couple and Michael Müller, the Governing Mayor of Berlin, will attend a wreath-laying ceremony at the Luftbrückendenkmal in Tempelhof. At around 4 p.m., Müller, Charles and Camilla are expected at Brandenburg Gate.

Royal couple to visit Leipzig and Munich, too

On Wednesday, Charles and Camilla will arrive at Leipzig where they will visit Thomaskirche, Nikolaikirche and Alter Markt. In Munich, the couple will attend a dinner with Bavarian Prime Minister Markus Söder (CSU) on Thursday. "Of course, the couple will also appear in public so that as many people as possible can personally experience the two royals," said Sir Sebastian Wood, British Ambassador to Germany.

Not the Prince of Wales's first visit to Germany

Charles, the eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II has been in Germany more than 30 times since his first visit in 1962. Camilla came to Germany for the first time in 2009. The couple has been married since 2005.
TV Tower at Alexanderplatz
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