he King and Queen have been cheered and applauded by crowds after arriving in south-west France.
Locals waved French and Union flags, and shouted “God Save The King”.
Butcher Georges Britouille, 57, mentioned: “This, for us, is historic, to have the King go to the place we dwell is one thing to be remembered.”
They had been proven images of the King’s go to to the town in 1977, in addition to the late Queen Elizabeth II’s cease there in 1992.
Bordeaux, well-known for its wine, is dwelling to about 39,000 Britons and is twinned with Bristol.
Charles and Camilla met the Mayor of Bristol Marvin Rees and his Bordeaux counterpart Pierre Hurmic earlier than being proven a memorandum of understanding – a doc outlining an settlement – between the 2 cities.
They signed the city corridor’s visitor e book earlier than going out to the backyard to plant a loquat leaf oak tree.
Charles giggled as Camilla poured water on the plant, saying “superb”.
The King and Queen arrived in Bordeaux by way of airplane and had been greeted by the French minister of defence.
Camilla wore a turquoise Anna Valentine coat costume, earrings and the late Queen Elizabeth II’s diamond brooch.
It got here after the couple spent two days in Paris, the place Charles turned the primary British monarch to talk within the French senate chamber.
In addition they frolicked with Emmanuel and Brigitte Macron, together with a sport of desk tennis between Camilla and the French president’s spouse, and a star-studded state banquet.