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Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Visit the Raixa Country Estate. (VIDEO)


On Monday, August 11, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain accompanied by their two daughters, Her Royal Highness Princess Leonor and Her Royal Highness Princess Sofia, visited the historic Raixa country estate in Bunyola on the island of Mallorca.

According to the website, See Mallorca, the Raxia country estate, located in the Tramuntana mountains, dates back to the 13th century:

“The house has passed through several noble families through the centuries, and was transformed to its present Italian style villa in the 18th century.

The estate consists of several homes arranged around a central courtyard, with several farm buildings. The present gardens date to the 19th century, and feature a large pond, the gardens of Apollo and the southern gardens. To the east lie faux ‘ruins’ (common for this period) such as a manmade grotto, a neo-Arabic view point and a neoclassical temple.”

Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Holiday on the Island of Palma de Mallorca. (VIDEO)


On August 5, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain accompanied by their two daughters, Their Royal Highnesses Infanta Leonore and Infanta Sofia, met with the press outside Palacio de Marivent on the island of Palma de Mallorca, Spain.

The royal family will remain on holiday on the lovely island for the next several days.

Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Visit Paris, France. (VIDEOS)

On Tuesday, July 22, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived in Paris, France, for a one-day official visit.

After landing at the airport where they were warmly welcomed to France by various government officials Their Majesties arrived at the Palais de l’Élysée to attend a luncheon held in their honor and hosted by the President of France, Mr. François Hollande.

In the afternoon, Their Majesties attended a meeting at the Assemblée Nationale with the Président de l’Assemblée Nationale, Mr. Claude Bartolone, and met with the Prime Minister of France, Mr. Manuel Valls, at the Hôtel Matignon.

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Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Meet with Students at the Palacio Real de El Pardo. (VIDEO)

On Monday, July 21, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Palacio Real de El Pardo in Madrid to meet with 200 students participating in the program, Ruta BBVA 2014.

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His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Attends the Opening of the Exhibition, Diseñar América: El Trazado Español de los Estados Unidos. (VIDEO)

On July 3, 2014, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain arrived at the Biblioteca Nacional de España in Madrid to attend the opening of the exhibition, Diseñar América: El Trazado Español de los Estados Unidos.

According to the official website for Biblioteca Nacional de España this unique exhibition:

“…brings together, under the same looking glass, Spain’s ample contribution to the construction of the United States territory, landscape and cities, presenting this as a living legacy under constant renovation. This is, therefore, a fluid dialogue between past and present illustrated by more than 70 original works from the collections of the National Library of Spain, the Spanish General Military Archive and the Archives of the Spanish Naval Museum.”

Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain Attends the 150th Anniversary Celebrations of the Fundación de Cruz Roja Española. (VIDEO)

spainOn Friday, July 4, 2014, Her Majesty Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos in Madrid to attend the 150th anniversary celebrations of the founding of the Fundación de Cruz Roja Española and the annual commemoration of the Día Mundial de la Cruz Roja and the Media Luna Roja.

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His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Holds an Audience.

casarealOn Thursday, July 3, 2014, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain held an audience at Palacio de la Zarzuela in Madrid with representatives from the European Australian Business Council (EABC).

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Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Preside Over the Delivery of Scholarships. (VIDEO)


On Thursday, July 3, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Casa de America in Madrid to preside over the delivery of Becas y Ayudas a la Investigación of the Fundación Iberdrola (Investigation Scholarships of the Iberdrola Foundation).

Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Attend an Award Ceremony in Valladolid, Spain. (VIDEO)


On Tuesday, July 1, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Museo de la Ciencia de Valladolid in Valladolid, Spain to attend the Premios Nacionales de Innovación y Diseño 2013 (National Innovation and Design Awards 2013).

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His Holiness Pope Francis Holds an Audience with Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain. (VIDEOS)

On the morning of Monday, June 30, 2014, His Holiness Pope Francis held a private audience inside the papal library at the Apostolic Palace at the Vatican with Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain.

According to the Vatican News Agency, during today’s 40-minute meeting discussions focused on, “…social issues, including unemployment, the situation of young people in Spain, and the importance of promoting dialogue and collaboration between the Church and the State for the good of all Spanish society…”

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Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Attend the 2014 Premios Fundación Príncipe de Girona. (VIDEOS)

On the evening of June 26, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at the Auditorio-Palacio de Congresos de Girona in Girona, Spain to attend the 2014 Premios Fundación Príncipe de Girona.

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Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain Participate in a Meeting at Palacio de Zurbano. (VIDEO)


On Saturday, June 21, 2014, Their Majesties King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain arrived at Palacio de Zurbano in Madrid to participate in a meeting with representatives of associations and foundations for victims of terrorism.

His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain Meets with Prime Minister, Mr. Mariano Rajoy. (VIDEOS)


On Friday, June 20, 2014, His Majesty King Felipe VI of Spain held a meeting with the Prime Minister of Spain, Mr. Mariano Rajoy, at Palacio de la Zarzuela in Madrid.

According to the Spanish newspaper, El Pais, the meeting:

“…took place at 9am, before the cabinet meeting in the office formerly occupied by his father Juan Carlos.

Details of the king’s upcoming schedule of engagements have also been gradually emerging: he and Queen Letizia will meet with victims of terrorism on Saturday, and their first official trip abroad will be to the Vatican, where they will meet with Pope Francis.

Foreign Minister José Manuel García-Margallo has confirmed that after that the king and queen will travel to Morocco, France and Portugal, though no dates were provided.”