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Old 07-26-2013, 05:46 AM
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Do Philippe and Mathilde live just with the kids in Laeken? no other member of the RF lives there?

And was Philippe that desperate to get out of his parents' house that he went to the huge and cold Royal Palace?
Just Philippe/Mathilde and their children,King Albert and Queen Paola live at Chateau du Belvédère.
Queen Fabiola resides at Château du Stuyvenberg.

Not sure where Princess Astrid and Prince Lorenz reside.
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Old 07-26-2013, 09:11 AM
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Astrid and Lorenz live at Villa Schonenberg, which is near to the Castle of Stuyvenberg.

I attach a map of the park of Laeken, where you can see where the four royal residences are exactly.
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Old 07-26-2013, 01:46 PM
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Do Philippe and Mathilde live just with the kids in Laeken? no other member of the RF lives there?

And was Philippe that desperate to get out of his parents' house that he went to the huge and cold Royal Palace?
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Yes, Philippe and Mathilde and their family occupy Laeken Palace. Other members of the royal family have their own residences. His parents have always lived at the Belvedere Palace even though it is usual for Belgian monarchs to live at Laeken.
Why do you find it so odd that a young, well educated bachelor prince would have wanted his own apartment in the capital? It would seem an extremely normal and usual thing for a young man to want to do. Not an act of desperation at all.
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Just wondering where Laurent and Claire live? They seem the odd ones out not living close by to the rest of the family.
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Old 07-26-2013, 04:50 PM
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Astrid and Lorenz live at Villa Schonenberg, which is near to the Castle of Stuyvenberg.

I attach a map of the park of Laeken, where you can see where the four royal residences are exactly.
Thanks MAfan ,I guess I should have looked in the Belgian Royal Residence thread!
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Yes, Philippe and Mathilde and their family occupy Laeken Palace. Other members of the royal family have their own residences. His parents have always lived at the Belvedere Palace even though it is usual for Belgian monarchs to live at Laeken.
Why do you find it so odd that a young, well educated bachelor prince would have wanted his own apartment in the capital? It would seem an extremely normal and usual thing for a young man to want to do. Not an act of desperation at all.
Thanks for the info! and the "desperate" part was meant as a joke, hence the
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Old 07-27-2013, 08:20 AM
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Just wondering where Laurent and Claire live? They seem the odd ones out not living close by to the rest of the family.
They live at Villa Clémentine, in Tervuren, a municipality near to Bruxelles.

Here is the thread about Villa Clémentine:
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