The Spanish royal family has started their annual summer vacation in Mallorca. Queen Letizia (49) arrived on the Mediterranean island with her two daughters, Crown Princess Leonor (16) and Infanta Sofía (15), the regional newspaper "Diario de Mallorca" and other Spanish media reported on Monday.
The three would have met King Felipe VI on Sunday afternoon in the Marivent Palace outside the gates of the island's capital Palma. (54), who has been in Mallorca since Thursday.
Queen Letizia at the Palma Film Festival
There were no pictures of the arrival. Late on Sunday evening, Letizia attended the closing ceremony of the Atlàntida Mallorca Film Fest in Palma in her first public appearance on the island in a long black evening dress. There she met, among others, the French star actress Isabelle Huppert.
The traditional official family photo should be taken on Monday evening during a visit to the Carthusian monastery in the 2,000-inhabitant mountain village of Valldemossa in the north-west of the island, as the royal family announced. The reception for Mallorcan society, which was canceled due to the corona pandemic in 2020 and 2021, is to take place again in the Marivent Palace for the first time on Thursday.
In addition, as every year, the family will do things that are not officially announced. Felipe
However, the king also has to work during the holiday. According to the royal family, he will meet Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez on Tuesday, and next Sunday he will attend the inauguration of the South American country's new president, Gustavo Petro, in Colombia.
In addition to other family members, Felipe's mother Sofía (83) has been enjoying the summer in Mallorca for a long time. Not included, however, is Sofía's husband: former king Juan Carlos (84) has been living in exile in Abu Dhabi for two years due to various affairs.