Kate Middleton, Prince William Paris Visit: City of Lights Brings in Painful Memories to Duke of Cambridge After Princess Diana's Death

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Kate Middleton joined Prince William as he visits Paris for the first time in 20 years after Princess Diana's tragic death in the said country. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's appointment in the city is an effort to strengthen the relationship between France and Britain.

Kate Middleton and Prince William will be busy during their two-day stay in Paris with a lot of official engagements, according to AOL Entertainment. This includes a welcoming to the young French leaders and a formal dinner at the house of Her Majesty's Ambassador.

Moreover, Kate Middleton and Prince are also going to witness the rugby match between Wales and France at the Stade de France. However, the Palace never mentioned if the royal couple brings in their lovely kids, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, on the trip.

Aside from the official visit, E! News reported that Prince William and Kate Middleton's arrival in Paris will remind the initial of the heartbreaking death of his mother. The two don't have an official schedule to visit The Flame of Liberty, the entrance of the Pont de l'Alma tunnel where the car crash happened.

But, being in the City of Lights alone brings in a lot of painful memories to Kate Middleton's husband, Prince William. To recall, the death of Princess Diana in 1997 happened when she stayed in Sardinia for a vacation with her new boyfriend, Dodi Fayed.

As Dodi Fayed was preparing to propose to Kate Middleton's mother-in-law, the news reached the media and a lot of paparazzi came over. The press that had been following Prince William's mom doubled in size that Princess Diana and her lover didn't expect.

Hence, Princess Diana and Dodi Fayed decided to avoid the paparazzi so they took the back exit of Hôtel Ritz Paris and rode a Mercedes Benz. After only five minutes of travel, their car hit the 13th pillar of the Alma tunnel and Prince William and Kate Middleton's mother was trapped inside. After 30 minutes, she got freed but suffered a heart attack that caused her life.

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