Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi) in Monaco

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Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi)

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OwnerPrincess Stéphanie of Monaco
First elephant arrived2013
Address Mont Agel
Place La Turbie
District Alpes-Maritimes
Province Provence-Alpes-Cote dAzur
Region ,
Country Monaco
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Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi), located at Mont Agel, in La Turbie, Monaco and the first elephant arrived in 2013.

Living elephants

At the private owner Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi) lives 1 elephants with records in this database: (detail list)
  1. Baby born 1968

Comments / picturesRoc Agel is a privately owned retreat in France, purchased by Prince Ranier II in 1957.

2013-07-13: Two circus elephants who were threatened with euthanasia in France, arrived in their new luxury home near the Cote d´Azur on Friday after being taken in by Princess Stephanie of Monaco, French media reported. The two pachyderms made the 500-kilometre road trip to the Monaco royal family´s estate in Roc Agel in two giant air-conditioned containers.

2020-10-02: Princess Stephanie of Monaco has spoken out against a ban on wild animals in circuses in France, claiming the creatures are treated like 'family' by their handlers. The Monaco royal, 55, who is the patron of the International Circus Festival of Monte-Carlo, told local paper Monaco Matin that circus animals are 'loved and spoiled', saying: 'We've come a long way since the stool and the Whip '

References for records about Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi)

Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Palace Roc Agel (Grimaldi), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at (archived at the Wayback machine)

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2013-07-13Princess saves doomed elephants - Elephant News
2013-07-12Bardot's elephants settle into new royal home - Elephant News
2020-10-02Princess stephanie of monaco claims circus animals are 'well-treated and spoiled’ and likens france’s recent decision to forbid travelling shows with wild animals to 'banning farming' - Elephant News

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