King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a 4-day State Visit to Italy and the Vatican from June 20-23 to strengthen political, economic and cultural ties between the two countries. Click HERE for Day 1, and HERE for Day 2. Earlier in the day, the King and Queen went on a State Visit to the Vatican.
In the afternoon, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima hosted a reception for the Dutch Community in Italy at the residence of the Dutch Ambassador in Rome. Afterwards, they traveled to Milan, where they were welcomed by Mayor Giuseppe Sala at the Museo Cenacolo Vinciano, which includes the mural “The Last Supper” by Leonardo da Vinci among it’s collections.
Afterwards, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima visited the culinary concept store Eataly, where they toured they store, and saw a cooking show of Dutch and Italian cookery. In the evening, the King and Queen visited a football clinic for young players from the region. They were hosted by Clarence Seedorf at the clinic, which was next to the cathedral. Afterwards, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima attended a Trade Dinner with members of the economic mission and their Italian network.
King Willem-Alexander wore a blue suit with a blue tie. Queen Máxima wore a Lisa Marie Fernandez with tassel earrings. For the Dinner, King Willem-Alexander wore a dark suit with a mauve tie. Queen Máxima wore black maxi dress and gold hoop earrings.