Official Visit from the UK to Norway, Day 2 and 3

  March 22, 2012 at 6:42 pm by

On the second day of their official visit, the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall were in Bergen together with King Harald and Queen Sonja.

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While King Harald and Prince Charles began their programme with a visit to the research vessel M/V Brennholm, Queen Sonja and the Duchess of Cornwall visited Granebo Outdoor Nursery School located at the top of Fløyen mountain. Afterwards all four of them attended a concert and a reception at Håkonshallen, Bergenhus fortress, followed by a guided walking tour of Bryggen, the old Hanseatic wharf of Bergen, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

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In the afternoon, King Harald accompanied the Prince of Wales on a visit on board the frigate HMS Liverpool. Meanwhile, Queen Sonja and the Duchess of Cornwall paid a visit to Troldhaugen, the home of Norwegian composer Edvard Grieg, outside Bergen, which became a museum in 1928.

On the last day in Norway, the Prince of Wales met representatives of Norwegian trade and industry at the residence of Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador, while Queen Sonja and the Duchess of Cornwall visited the Cancer Clinic at Oslo University Hospital.

They concluded their official visit at the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design in Oslo, where they viewed the exhibition “Royal Journeys 1905-2005”, accompanied by King Harald and Queen Sonja.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall left Norway to travel to Sweden and Denmark in continuation of their tour of Scandinavia.

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