H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and Miss Charlene Wittstock at the Jardin du Palais Carnolès

On May 14, 2011, H.S.H. Prince Albert II of Monaco and his fiancée, Charlene Wittstock, were in Menton, France to participate in the inauguration of the Potager des Princes (Princes Vegetable Garden) at the Palais Carnolès.

The purpose of this event was to re-introduce original vegetables and rare varieties into the garden at the Palais Carnolès which was once a “… summer residence of the Princes of Monaco.”  After the ceremony the couple attended an official luncheon at the Palais Carnolès with several dignitaries and VIP guests.   To view current photos from today’s event please click the link here.   To watch a video clip of the couple during today’s inauguration please click the link here.  To learn more about the Jardin du Palais Carnolès please click the link here.

Meanwhile, according to various sources new bishops robes have been designed and are being, well, sewn for the upcoming princely wedding in Monaco.  To view photos please click here. 

Source: Monaco Matin  Photo courtesy of:  Jardins-Menton.fr