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Happy Birthday Prince Gabriel! Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia share sweet photo of their son

Happy Birthday Prince Gabriel! Proud parents Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden share a sweet snap of their son to celebrate him turning 3 – after visiting his duchy for the first time

  • Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s youngest son Gabriel turns three today  
  • The proud parents shared a sweet photograph of the young royal to celebrate
  • ‘Congratulations to our beloved Gabriel on his 3rd birthday,’ the couple wrote

Proud parents Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have celebrated their younger son’s third birthday by sharing a sweet photograph of Prince Gabriel with their fans.

Taking to their Instagram page, the royal couple posted an adorable black-and-white snap of Prince Gabriel, grinning next to his birthday cake today.

It comes after the three family members visited the youngster’s duchy of Dalarna for the first time on Thursday, to open an accessibility-adapted rest spot dedicated in his honor as a baptism gift at the Saterdalen nature reserve.

Proud parents Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden have celebrated their youngest son’s third birthday by sharing a sweet photograph (pictured) of Prince Gabriel with their fans

Taking to their Instagram page, the royal couple (pictured with their son) posted an adorable black-and-white snap of Prince Gabriel, grinning next to his birthday cake today

Taking to their Instagram page, the royal couple (pictured with their son) posted an adorable black-and-white snap of Prince Gabriel, grinning next to his birthday cake today

It comes after the three family members visited the youngster's duchy of Dalarna for the first time on Thursday, to open an accessibility-adapted rest spot dedicated in his honor as a baptism gift at the Saterdalen nature reserve (pictured)

It comes after the three family members visited the youngster’s duchy of Dalarna for the first time on Thursday, to open an accessibility-adapted rest spot dedicated in his honor as a baptism gift at the Saterdalen nature reserve (pictured)

Wearing a cosy jumper and with his hair swept to the side, Prince Gabriel couldn’t help but smile as he was presented with his huge birthday cake.

His photograph, which appeared to have been taken by one of his parents, was shared to Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia’s social media account, along with the message: ‘Congratulations to our beloved Gabriel on his 3rd birthday.’

Fans were quick to send their best wishes, with one person writing: ‘Congratulations. He is so cute.’

Prior to his birthday today, Prince Gabriel, who is the second son of Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia, who also share four-year-old Prince Alexander, visited his duchy of Dalarna for the first time.

The young royal, pictured painting a tree house with his parents, toured Saterdalen nature reserve on Thursday

The young royal, pictured painting a tree house with his parents, toured Saterdalen nature reserve on Thursday

'We hope that the resting place will be an appreciated feature for the many visitors of this nature reserve. It's definitely a new [special] place for us to visit,' Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia (pictured with their son) said on their Instagram account

‘We hope that the resting place will be an appreciated feature for the many visitors of this nature reserve. It’s definitely a new [special] place for us to visit,’ Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia (pictured with their son) said on their Instagram account

He toured Saterdalen nature reserve with his parents on Thursday, with the family opening an accessibility-adapted rest spot dedicated in Prince Gabriel’s honor as a baptism gift.

‘We hope that the resting place will be an appreciated feature for the many visitors of this nature reserve. It’s definitely a new [special] place for us to visit,’ Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia said on their Instagram account.

‘There is now also a birdhouse that Gabriel has painted,’ the royal couple revealed, after sharing pictures of their son enjoying his creative session at the nature reserve.

The young royal (seen with his father) sported an adorable outfit - a blue jumper over a white shirt - for the special occasion on Thursday

The young royal (seen with his father) sported an adorable outfit – a blue jumper over a white shirt – for the special occasion on Thursday

Prince Gabriel holds his mother's hand as the pair walk around the nature reserve. Princess Sofia opted for a brown coat and black trouser combo

Prince Gabriel holds his mother’s hand as the pair walk around the nature reserve. Princess Sofia opted for a brown coat and black trouser combo

'There is now also a birdhouse that Gabriel has painted,' the royal couple revealed, after sharing pictures of their son (pictured) enjoying his creative session at the nature reserve

‘There is now also a birdhouse that Gabriel has painted,’ the royal couple revealed, after sharing pictures of their son (pictured) enjoying his creative session at the nature reserve

The young royal sported a bright green smock when painting to make sure his adorable outfit – a blue jumper over a white shirt – didn’t get messy.

His parents appeared just as smart, with Princess Sofia opting for a brown coat and black trouser combo, while her husband sported a grey jumper with green chinos.

Prince Carl Philip, Princess Sofia and their two sons have spent their summer enjoying staycations – with the family exploring local nature spots through walking, biking and swimming.

Prince Gabriel, Duke of Dalarna, was born on August 31 in 2017 at Danderyd Hospital in Stockholm.

He was christened in a traditional ceremony in Stockholm in December and is sixth in line to the Swedish throne.