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Clarence House May 11
To begin the third and final day of the , The Prince and The Duchess are touring Knossos Archaeological Site on the island of Crete. Knossos was the centre of the Minoan culture of Bronze Age Crete, established around 7,000 BC.
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The Royal Family May 11
Today marked the end of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall's as the couple made several visits around the island of Crete. TRH visited Knossos Archaeological Site, which was the centre of the Minoan culture of Bronze Age Crete around 7,000 BC.
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Clarence House May 10
During a walking tour of the Kapnikarea area of central Athens, The Prince and The Duchess meet local residents and try traditional Greek coffee in a local café. ☕️
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Clarence House May 10
While visiting Athens today, The Duchess spent time at a women’s shelter to hear the stories of women who have been affected by issues including domestic abuse and violence.
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The Royal Family May 11
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The Prince of Wales also visited the Heraklion Development Agency, which is currently supporting over 700 across the area. HRH was briefed on their current project to integrate refugees into Cretian society.
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Clarence House May 10
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The beautiful Church of St. Eirini is one of the stops on the walking tour in Athens.
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Clarence House May 10
The Duchess joins local schoolchildren for a literary event at Kaisariani Monastery near Athens. HRH read a passage from Harry Potter to the children before they discussed their favourite parts! 📚
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The Royal Family May 11
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The Prince of Wales and The Duchess then joined a cultural celebration on the island, touring stalls showcasing Cretian produce, crafts, local initiatives and entrepreneurs. More on .
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Clarence House May 11
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Thank you to everyone who came out to meet TRH - and for inviting them to try some special Greek delicacies!
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Clarence House May 11
In Archanes, Greek dancers welcome The Prince and The Duchess to a fantastic celebration of local Cretan food and culture.
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Clarence House May 10
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The shelter provides free housing, counselling and emergency support to women and children. The services are available to anyone living in Greece. The children who live at the shelter gave HRH a beautiful posey before she departed.
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Clarence House May 11
At the Heraklion Development Agency (HDA), The Prince is briefed on the organisation’s refugee project, which provides accommodation and support to help refugees integrate into Cretan society. The HDA is currently supporting over 700 refugees across Crete.
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Clarence House May 10
While HRH watched from aboard the Hellenic Naval Trireme, the conducted a flypast to mark the . The flypast was dedicated to two pilots from the Greek Air Force and Red Arrows who recently lost their lives.
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♔ RoyalArjan ♔ May 9
The Prince of Wales’s lovely reference to his paternal grandmother’s heroic behaviour during WW2 in his speech at the dinner at the Presidential Manson (the former royal residence) in Athens. 🇬🇧🇬🇷
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Clarence House May 10
The Prince of Wales is meeting with His Beatitude Archbishop Ieronymos II of Athens and All Greece this morning on the second day of .
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Clarence House May 10
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The Duchess of Cornwall is a passionate promoter of literacy and encouraging a love of reading from an early age. Find out more about HRH’s literacy work:
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Red Arrows May 10
The Red Arrows over Flisvos Marina, . HRH The Prince of Wales watched the flypast as part of
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Clarence House May 10
The Prince of Wales was given a tour of HMS Echo today during a visit to Piraeus Harbour in Athens. HRH was briefed on the ship’s work with EU Naval Forces and met members of the Ship’s Company.
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The Royal Family May 10
After , The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall have arrived in Athens for . Follow the visit live on Read the full story:
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James Brookes May 10
Day two of underway. Prince Charles met The Archbishop of Athens this morning. Charles & Camilla have also been shown around Kapnikarea area of the city, trying traditional Greek coffee and local delicacies. Visit to Commonwealth War Graves on the cards later.
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