President Trump will host King Felipe and Queen Letizia for a state visit to the United States in April, the White House confirmed.
Their Majesties visited the White House and other U.S. officials for a working visit in 2018.
The last Spanish state visit to the U.S. was during the George W. Bush administration. King Juan Carlos and Queen Sofia visited in 2000.
The Spanish government and royals were eager for a state visit with President Obama.
But even though King Juan Carlos was the first head of state to visit Obama at the White House, a state visit never happened.
President Obama visited Madrid briefly during the end of his tenure. Then-First Lady Michelle Obama visited the royals at Marivent Palace in Mallorca.
Chinese President Xi Jinping visited Spain with his wife, Peng Liyuan, for a state visit before moving on to the G-20 Summit in Argentina.
The Chinese president and first lady met with King Felipe and Queen Letizia at the Royal Palace in Madrid for a welcome ceremony and state dinner, and also at Zarzuela Palace for meetings.
The queen and first lady visited the Royal Theater in Madrid. The following are a collection of images released by the Spanish Royal Household.
King Felipe spoke to the British parliament today, just like his father King Juan Carlos did decades ago.
Don Felipe and Queen Letizia began a several-day state visit to the United Kingdom today, which included a visit with Queen Elizabeth and Prince Philip.
The Spanish King and Queen also met with Prince Charles and his wife, the Duchess of Cornwall.
During his remarks to Parliament, the King stressed the importance of a united Europe, even as the U.K. seeks to leave the European Union.
A dinner at Buckingham Palace capped the day, with Queen Letizia wearing one of the most important tiaras in the Spanish Royal Household’s collection.
On Thursday, the King will meet with Prime Minister Theresa May, among several stops.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia department for the United Kingdom today for a long-planned state visit.
Their Majesties participated in the traditional sendoff ceremony before departing.
The King and Queen left from the State Pavilion at the Barajas Airport in Madrid. The terminal is used for state departures and arrivals.
The King and Queen have long been meaning to visit the U.K. but a political standoff in Spain delayed their trip.