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Princess Mary shares rare family photograph with surprise guest

Princess Mary shares rare family photograph with surprise guest

Rarely do we get treated to candid family photos from any royal families over the world, however the Danish royal family are sharing a rare look into their private life.

Princess Mary has shown there is nothing quite like a European summer and in an extremely thoughtful move, the Danish royal family have shared a family photograph with a very special addition.

In a gorgeous candid snap, Prince Frederik and his wife Princess Mary are pictured at Gråsten Palace, in southern Denmark, along with their four children - as well as Frederik's mother and Mary's mother-in-law Queen Margarethe.

The family are known to spend many family summers at the grand mansion where they get the opportunity to sit back and put their feet up in their own home.

Aussie-born royal Mary had a wide grin on her face as did her four children, Prince Christian, 13, Princess Isabella, 12, and 8-year-old twins Prince Vincent and Princess Josephine.

It was the extra addition to the family, 79-year-old Queen Margarethe, who surprised fans. Pictured in simple, casual clothes, the grandmother of eight and mother to two was shown cosying up to some of her grandchildren – a rare sight indeed!

Not only were fans treated to a photograph of the whole family outside their gorgeous palace, they also took to Instagram to share another sweet snap, this time showing the Queen just with her grandchildren.

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As Aussies continue to shiver through a chilly winter, it is no wonder we are a little envious of Princess Mary and her family, who are all basking in the glorious European sun.