San Nicola Pellegrino Cathedral

Prince Albert of Monaco visiting Italy


The ruler of Monaco, Prince Albert II, is visiting Puglia to consolidate ties with the former Monegasque territories. The prince will visit the towns of Terlizzi, Canosa di Puglia, Poggiorsini and Spinoza, Puglia.

After celebrating Easter with Princess Charlene and their twins, Prince Albert II is visiting the towns of Terlizzi, Canosa di Puglia, Poggiorsini and Spinoza, all located in Puglia, from 20 to 22 April.

As these municipalities are among the Grimaldi Historic Sites of Monaco, the Prince visits them regularly to maintain the special relationship. On the itinerary: a visit to the municipalities of Terlizzi, Canosa di Puglia, Trani and in particular its San Nicola Pellegrino Cathedral. The Prince will conclude with the Castel del Monte, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Andria, and Garagnone castle.

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On to Genoa

On 23rd April, Prince Albert will also travel to Genoa, the birthplace of the Grimaldi family. There he will witness the opening of the 12th edition of Euroflora, an exhibition dedicated to floral arts.

He will also visit the 3rd edition of the Festa della Bandiera, which celebrates the emblematic Genoese flag. Furthermore, at the end of this stay, the Municipality of Genoa will grant Prince Albert citizenship of Genoa.

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