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9 stunning places British royals have gone to for enjoying their vacations.


The royals need some time off from their duties. And, in doing so, they have visited many places on their vacations. Here we have a list for you. 

Maybe it can help you easily choose a spot for your vacation.


Before Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate was married, they took several ski trips to Klosters, Switzerland together. It’s an amazing destination where Prince William grew up going to with his family. And you know what? It was on this trip, that William first publicly kissed Kate Middleton.


Prince Charles and Princess Diana, took a cruise on the Royal Yacht Britannia for their honeymoon in July 1981, starting at Gibraltar. It was later revealed in some letters from Diana that she ‘caught up on sleep’ during their trip.

Also read: 10 Royal baby traditions you had no idea existed.


Despite being divorced, Prince Andrew and Sarah went skiing in Verbier with their two daughters, Beatrice and Eugenie, and the family still continues to vacation here. A piece of extra information: Eugenie met her fiancee, Jack Brooksbank while visiting this ski town.

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In July of 1997, Princess Diana and her two sons, William and Harry went to the south of France with Dodi Al Fayed. A little more than a month after this trip to France, Diana and Fayed got killed in a car crash in Paris. 


Prince Charles has fondly recalled his sweet memories of early morning swims at Cottesloe Beach in Perth, Australia. It was here that a model named, Jane Priest famously kissed Prince Charles on the cheek during one of these swims.


This is one of the most common places the British royal family escapes during their vacations time. It’s the Balmoral Castle in the Scottish Highlands, which was built in 1856. Here, Queen Elizabeth and her husband, Prince Philip celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in November of 1972.

Also read: Five times when Kate Middleton did not follow the Royal protocol and traditions.


Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip spent their honeymoon in Malta. There, Prince Philip was stationed with the Royal Navy in 1947.


For Prince William and Prince Harry’s first time in the United States, their mother, Diana took them to Walt Disney World. They stayed at the Grand Floridian Resort and Spa and were also photographed taking the rides all along. 


Princess Margaret vacationed on the most northern stretch of coast on the Italian island of Sardinia in the 1960s. This particular island was developed by Prince Karim Aga Khan IV. However, this was also where Princess Diana spent her last summer holiday. So, which is your favourite spot for vacations?

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