Tuesday, August 4, 2015

On Holiday with the Grand Ducal Family

The best surprised are always those, you do not expect. Case in point: This holiday fun with the Grand Ducal Family. For the first time it what seems like ages, the cour grand-ducale released some holiday snapshots from Cabasson, the Grand Ducal Family's summer home in the south of France. Each year, the Grand Ducal Family spends the weeks of summer at Cabasson in varying lineups. One comes, one goes, the other one comes back - and especially the younger generation often also has an array of friends in tow.
All photos: Cour grand-ducale / David Nivière
Our picture lineup for the group shot:
First row from left to right: 
Grand Duke Henri, Grand Duchess Maria Teresa, Grand Duke Jean, Archduchess Marie-Astrid, Archduke Carl-Christian
Second row: 
Princess Margaretha, Prince Nikolaus, Prince Guillaume, Prince Jean, Countess Diane
Third row: 
Archduchess Katarina, Archduke Christoph, Archduchess Adelaide, Prince Louis, Princess Tessy, Prince Félix, Princess Claire, Princess Amalia 
Fourth row: 
Princess Maria-Anunciata, Princess Marie-Astrid, Archduchess Gabriella, Prince Sébastien, Prince Jean
Fifth row: 
Prince Josef, Princess Alexandra, Prince Paul-Louis, Prince Léopold 

You know what, this group shot wasn't even all! But just to prove my point from above how quickly the grand ducal lineups at Cabasson can change, you can also glance Prince Gabriel and Prince Noah, sons of Prince Louis and Princess Tessy; plus Princess Marie-Gabrielle, daughter of Prince Jean; as well as Princess Charlotte, daughter of Prince Guillaume, in the following pictures...

As always, click on the pictures to enlarge! In case you have a hard time putting the names to the faces and just how they are all related, check out our Who's Who.

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