May 09, 2011 12:00 PM

In a principality not far from Westminster Abbey, another prince and his beautiful bride are planning their own regal bash. Though details remain scant, longtime bachelor Albert, 53, and his fiancee, 33, will celebrate with a lavish two-day fete on July 1 and 2. Says Monaco royals expert Colombe Pringle: “It’s going to be the event of the summer.” Here’s how the two royal weddings stack up:

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