Royal Events Sweep Madrid

Madrid and its surrounding have been host to several high profile royal events in recent days.

Beatrix of the Netherlands, who abdicated in favor of her son in 2013, was in the city yesterday to celebrate Dutch artist Hieronymus Bosch, known in Spain as El Bosco.

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Princess Beatrix greets King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the National Museum of El Prado. © Casa de S.M. el Rey

Queen Beatrix also spent time with King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia during a lunch at the Palace of Zarzuela outside Madrid.

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© Casa de S.M. el Rey

Over the weekend King Felipe and Queen Letizia presided over ceremonies for Armed Forces Day.

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© Casa de S.M. el Rey

The King also escaped to Milan over the weekend for the final of UEFA Champions League 2016 game between Madrid’s two football clubs.

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