The second meeting of the Grimaldi Historic Sites of Monaco will take place on the Place du Palais on June 22 and 23. It is an opportunity to discover the history of the Principality and the Grimaldi dynasty through its ancient territories.
This is a small historical and heritage event that the Monaco Palace Square will host on the 22nd and 23rd of June. The meeting of the Grimaldi Historic Sites of Monaco, which will celebrate its second edition for the occasion, is organized by Prince Albert II. It aims to display and value the traditions and know-how of the twelve former fiefs of the Grimaldi family.
Former Monegasque fiefdoms on display
Delegations will be present from the former Marquisat des Beaux in Provence, and the County of Carladès in Auvergne, whose hereditary Prince Jacques and Princess Gabriella respectively bear their titles. The cities of Menton and Roquebrune-Cap-Martin, which have been part of the Principality for five centuries, will also be there. Like those of Montélimar, capital of the former Duchy of Valentinois, but also of Romans-sur-Isère, Buis-les-Baronnies, Chabeuil. and Crest. So many former fiefdoms that once belonged to the Grimladi family and who will present the history that binds them to the Principality and the Monegasque dynasty. It’s also An occasion for these delegations made up of elected officials, tradesmen, craftsmen, and makers to highlight their cultural and artisanal heritage.
Medieval combat, sack races, piñata games, a coloring workshop, a treasure hunt, and a snakes and ladders session… Plenty of fun to go around for both children and adults will also be proposed during these two days of very noble celebrations.
*Article originally published on the French edition of the Monaco Tribune.