King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands are greeted by Swedish royals


Queen Maxima and Queen Silvia showed they were women of actions today on day two of the Dutch royals visit to Sweden. 

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands greeted the Swedish monarch and his wife in the lobby of the Grand Hotel, where they will meet with Swedish companies and Dutch people living abroad.

Today, they joined King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia ahead of a visit to Stockholm’s City Hall, the headquarters of Stockholm Exergi, and the Karolinska Institute Science Park.

Elegant Maxima and Silvia had to wear protective gear including builder hats and yellow jacket as they ventured outside, but remained typically polished. 

Willem-Alexander and Maxima began their three-day state visit on Tuesday, when the King of the Netherlands piloted their plane to Arlanda Airport, outside the Swedish capital of Stockholm, himself. 

Queen Maxima and Queen Silvia showed they were women of actions today on day two of the Dutch royals visit to Sweden and wore protective gear to visit a building site with their husbands 

Elegant Maxima and Silvia had to wear protective gear including builder hats and yellow jacket as they ventured outside, but remained typically polished

Elegant Maxima and Silvia had to wear protective gear including builder hats and yellow jacket as they ventured outside, but remained typically polished

For her Swedish outing, Maxima donned a navy ensemble with a stylish ankle-length woolen coat dress.

Her hair was styled into a neat bun pinned at the back of her head. She donned a glamourous day makeup, with eyeliner, mascara and a sculpted brow. 

A dash of bronzer compliment the Dutch royal’s healthy glow as she walked around Stockholm side-by-side with her husband and the Swedeish sovereign. 

Meanwhile, hosting Queen Solvia wrapped up in a crimson shawl for her outing, which she wore over her yellow jacket, and matched her wide-legged trousers. 

King Willem-Alexander and Carl Gustaf VXI looked dapper in navy suits for their Stockholm outing today

King Willem-Alexander and Carl Gustaf VXI looked dapper in navy suits for their Stockholm outing today

A man of action! Carl Gustaf donned a pin-striped navy suit with a crisp white shirt for his afternoon with the Dutch royals today

A man of action! Carl Gustaf donned a pin-striped navy suit with a crisp white shirt for his afternoon with the Dutch royals today 

Maxima and Willem-Alexander both wore protective hats and jackets for their hands-on visit this afternoon

Maxima and Willem-Alexander both wore protective hats and jackets for their hands-on visit this afternoon 

The royals and a group of engineers headed to the building site together. Carl Gustaf was seen in deep conversation with the royal

The royals and a group of engineers headed to the building site together. Carl Gustaf was seen in deep conversation with the royal 

Stylish Queen Silvia wore her crimson wrap over her yellow jacket. It matched her wide-legged trousers

Stylish Queen Silvia wore her crimson wrap over her yellow jacket. It matched her wide-legged trousers

The Dutch and the Swedish royals all looked happy to be in each other's company this afternoon in Stockholm

The Dutch and the Swedish royals all looked happy to be in each other’s company this afternoon in Stockholm 

Maxima wore a stylish navy blue coat dress for her outfit,

Silvia was a vision in red. The royals stepped out onto the construction site together

Maxima wore a stylish navy blue coat dress for her outfit, while Silvia was a vision in red. The royals stepped out onto the construction site together 

Her hair was coiffed into a crisp blow-dry and the Swedish Queen opted for a natural makeup and a bright red lip. 

Both women looked in great spirits and happy to be in each other’s company during the tour. 

Meanwhile, Willem-Alexander and Carl Gustaf VXI looked as dapper as ever in navy suits.

The group were seen walking around the different stops on their itinerary, admiring some of the property being built around them and chatting to locals. 

They started the day by visiting the Grand Hotel to meet with Swedish companies as well as Dutch people residing in Sweden. 

They later headed to the Restaurant Operakallaren, and took a tour of the Stocklholm city hall in the afternoon before touring a number of businesses. 

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands greeted the Swedish monarch and his wife in the lobby of the Grand Hotel, where they will meet with Swedish companies and Dutch people living abroad

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Netherlands greeted the Swedish monarch and his wife in the lobby of the Grand Hotel, where they will meet with Swedish companies and Dutch people living abroad

Willem-Alexander and Maxima began their three-day state visit on Tuesday, when the King of the Netherlands piloted their plane to Arlanda Airport, outside the Swedish capital of Stockholm, himself

Willem-Alexander and Maxima began their three-day state visit on Tuesday, when the King of the Netherlands piloted their plane to Arlanda Airport, outside the Swedish capital of Stockholm, himself

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima joined King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia ahead of a visit to Stockholm's City Hall, the headquarters of Stockholm Exergi, and the Karolinska Institute Science Park

King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima joined King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia ahead of a visit to Stockholm’s City Hall, the headquarters of Stockholm Exergi, and the Karolinska Institute Science Park

The four royals gathered at the Grand Hotel, where they posed for photographs with the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg and Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Wopke Hoekstr

The four royals gathered at the Grand Hotel, where they posed for photographs with the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg and Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Wopke Hoekstr

Maxima and Silvia both wore complementary shades of blue for the visit, with the Queen of the Netherlands opting for a metallic, teal dress with statement sleeves - paired with nude heels and a sleek up-do

Maxima and Silvia both wore complementary shades of blue for the visit, with the Queen of the Netherlands opting for a metallic, teal dress with statement sleeves – paired with nude heels and a sleek up-do

Later, they ended at SciLifeLab at Karolinska Science Park in Stockholm. the last of a series of engagements, which concluded the second day of Maxima and Willem-Alexander’s visit to Sweden. 

The four royals gathered at the Grand Hotel this morning, where they posed for photographs with the Swedish Minister for Foreign Trade Anna Hallberg and Dutch Deputy Prime Minister Wopke Hoekstra.

Maxima and Silvia both wore complementary shades of blue for the visit, with the Queen of the Netherlands opting for a metallic, teal dress with statement sleeves – paired with nude heels and a sleek up-do.

Queen Silvia also wore a dress with shine, but went for a deeper, ocean blue which gathered at the waist.

She paired her ensemble with black kitten heels and a matching leather handbag.

The latest visit marks the second day of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima’s visit to Sweden, which will come to an end on Thursday.

The latest visit marks the second day of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima's visit to Sweden, which will come to an end on Thursday

The latest visit marks the second day of King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima’s visit to Sweden, which will come to an end on Thursday

The royal couple made quite the entrance on Tuesday, when Willem-Alexander piloted their flight to Arlanda Airport himself.

King Willem-Alexander has form when it comes to piloting planes; the monarch surprised passengers on a KLM flight in 2018 and today he was clearly keen to show off his skills once more.

An official welcome ceremony followed at the palace, with Willem-Alexander and Maxima inspecting a guard of honour. The two families then posed for photos, joined by Princess Estelle, the ten-year-old daughter of Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel.

The royal couple made quite the entrance on Tuesday, when Willem-Alexander piloted their flight to Arlanda Airport himself

The royal couple made quite the entrance on Tuesday, when Willem-Alexander piloted their flight to Arlanda Airport himself

King Willem-Alexander has form when it comes to piloting planes; the monarch surprised passengers on a KLM flight in 2018 and today he was clearly keen to show off his skills once more

King Willem-Alexander has form when it comes to piloting planes; the monarch surprised passengers on a KLM flight in 2018 and today he was clearly keen to show off his skills once more

The Dutch royals received a warm welcome from King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden as they arrived at a hotel in Stockholm to kick off the second of their three-day state visit

The Dutch royals received a warm welcome from King Carl Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden as they arrived at a hotel in Stockholm to kick off the second of their three-day state visit

Good neighbours! King Willem-Alexander, third from left, and Queen Maxima, third from right, of The Netherlands pose for a photo with Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, far left, Princess Estelle of Sweden, centre, and Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, far right, on the first morning of their three-day state visit

Good neighbours! King Willem-Alexander, third from left, and Queen Maxima, third from right, of The Netherlands pose for a photo with Queen Silvia and King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, far left, Princess Estelle of Sweden, centre, and Princess Victoria and Prince Daniel of Sweden, far right, on the first morning of their three-day state visit

The Dutch King co-piloted the government plane to Stockholm's Arlanda airport for the short flight north to the Scandinavian country

The Dutch King co-piloted the government plane to Stockholm’s Arlanda airport for the short flight north to the Scandinavian country

King Carl XVI Gustaf said in a statement: ‘We are honored to receive the King and Queen. ‘Our countries are very similar. For example, in our positions on the rule of law, international relations and human rights. We are going to strengthen ties in defense and security.’

The warmth was reciprocated by the Dutch monarch, Willem-Alexander, who reflected on a strong relationship between the two countries, saying: ‘We realize that Sweden is going through a special time, such as its membership in NATO, which we fully support. 

‘Queen Máxima and I are very much looking forward to the visit in the coming days.’

Välkommen! King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands took the short flight to Stockholm this morning ahead of an official three-day state visit to the Scandinavian country

Välkommen! King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of The Netherlands took the short flight to Stockholm this morning ahead of an official three-day state visit to the Scandinavian country

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