On August 3, 2011, Their Serene Highnesses Prince Albert II and Princess Charlene of Monaco visited the exhibit, Fastes et Grandeur des Cours en Europe (Magnificence and Grandeur of the Royal Houses in Europe), in Monte-Carlo, Monaco this afternoon.

This special exhibit, held at the Grimaldi Forum:

… provide[s] visitors with a unique glimpse into the imperial homes of Europe’s most powerful and respected leaders and couples.

Never before seen as a collection, more than 600 artifacts will be on display within 2,500 square meters, providing a true ‘tour of Europe,’ which will allow visitors to explore the lives, roles and passions of personalities and couples who have marked the history of their dynasties and their countries. (source)

Royal houses represented include Denmark, Spain, Luxembourg, Sweden, Norway, Belgium and much much more.  To learn more about Fastes et Grandeur des Cours en Europe please visit the official website for the Grimaldi Forum here.  

To view photos from today’s event please click here.