Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia at the Vatican, 1962

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Newlyweds Prince Juan Carlos and Princess Sofia of Spain (wearing Queen Ena’s Pearls, the Order of Saints Olga and Sophia, and the Order of Queen Maria Luisa) depart the Palazzo Torlonia (home of his paternal aunt) on their way to visit the Pope at Vatican, during their honeymoon in Rome on this day in 1962, following their Wedding in Athens.

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