State Visits 2021

It’s that time of year again! For the next few days leading up to the New Year, we will have a series of ‘Year in Review’ articles, compiling and featuring the Royal Highlights of 2021, starting with all the Royal State Visits, Official Visits, and Tours of 2021, which finally came back this year as pandemic restrictions eased!  

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Spanish State Visit to Sweden

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden are hosting King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia of Spain on their State Visit to Sweden from November 23rd to the 25th, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties in the first Spanish State Visit to Sweden in over 40 years. King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden and King Felipe VI of Spain are both descended through Queen Victoria from their respective grandmother, Crown Princess Margareta of Sweden, and great-grandmother, Queen Victoria Eugenie of Spain.

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Dutch State Visit to Norway

King Harald V and Queen Sonja of Norway are hosting King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands on their State Visit to Norway from November 9 to 11, to celebrate and build diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties particularly in bilateral and international cooperation, climate change, energy transition and sustainability. Learn about the previous Dutch State Visits to Norway!

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Dutch State Visit to Germany | Day 2

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from July 5th to the 7th, which was originally scheduled for June 2020. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two countries, politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. As a neighbouring country, Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trading partner, an ally in the European Union, the United Nations and NATO. The State Visit, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, concludes a series of regional visits that the King and Queen have made to Germany since 2013Continue reading

Dutch State Visit to Germany

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of The Netherlands are on a State Visit to the Federal Republic of Germany at the invitation of Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier, from July 5th to the 7th, which was originally scheduled for June 2020. The State Visit is a confirmation of the good relations between the two countries, politically, economically, scientifically and culturally. As a neighbouring country, Germany is the Netherlands’ most important trading partner, an ally in the European Union, the United Nations and NATO. The State Visit, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, concludes a series of regional visits that the King and Queen have made to Germany since 2013Continue reading

South Korean State Visit to Spain

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are hosting President Moon Jae-In and First Lady Kim Jung-sook of South Korea, on a 2-day State Visit to Spain to strengthen political, economic, and diplomatic ties, on June 15th and 16th, which is the first incoming Royal State Visit since the start of the pandemic. The King and Queen visited South Korea in 2019, following the Enthronement of Emperor Naruhito of Japan.

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Spanish State Visit to Andorra

King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain are on a two-day State Visit to the Principality of Andorra on March 25th and 26th, to highlight and reinforce the ties and bilateral relations between both countries, ahead of the the Andorran presidency of the XXVIII Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government. This is the first Spanish State Visit since the State Visit to Cuba in 2019, before the beginning of the Coronavirus crisis.

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