From 23d June to 23d August 2018 the Network of European Royal Residences organizes its first photo contest on Instagram which will occur simultaneously in 11 royal residences through Europe. #EuropeanRoyalPalaces

The European Royal Residences

Since 1995, the institutions in charge of the most prestigious Palace Museums in Europe have come together to form the Network of European Royal Residences, registered as an association since 2001.
The network enables its members to work together and share their knowledge and experience in the preservation and development of the rich cultural heritage in their care, to the benefit of the millions of visitors they receive each year.



The Instagram photo contest #EuropeanRoyalPalaces  allows all the visitors of the royal residences to participate for free and share the pictures taken during their visit. 11 institutions, in 6 different countries, are involved in this contest, discover their Instagram accounnts :



  • The royal palace of Gödöllő




  • Historic Royal Palaces : Tower of London, Hampton Court Palace, Banqueting House, Kensington Palace, Kew Palace, Hillsborough Castle




The Contest

From 23d June to 23d August 2018 the Network of European Royal Residences organizes a photo contest on Instagram! Share your most beautiful pictures of the participating residences. The theme of the contest is wide but the pictures will have to try to answer this question : How is the royal residence expressed ?

To participate :

1 - Publish your picture using the hashtag #europeanroyalpalaces
2 - Tag the Instagram account of the involved palace

At the end of the contest, each residence will choose one winner and will share their picture on their account. The winning picture will then be published on the social networks of all the participating residences. Moreover, each winner could be invited for a special private visit.

Les participants

The palace of Versailles

© EPV / Thomas Garnier

Le château de Chambord

© Sophie Lloyd

The royal palace of Gödöllő

La Venaria Reale

The royal museums of Turin

The palace of Caserta

The royal residence of Monza

The royal palace of Warsaw

Museum of the royal palace Łazienki

Kremlin museums of Moscow