The Dutch royal family

All the latest news, photos and more on the Dutch royals - Queen Beatrix, Prince Johan Friso, Prince Willem Alexander, Princess Maxima.

King of Bhutan welcomes Willem-Alexander and Maxima to his homeland

Princess Maxima and Prince Willem-Alexander were in Bhutan at the invitation of its king, 27-year-old Jigme Kesar Namgyal Wangchuck. Treated to a warm welcome from officials at the kingdom's only airport,...

'Wonderful weather we're having': Pomp and pouring rain on Dutch royal visit

The weather certainly didn't cooperate as the Netherlands' Crown Princess Maxima began a state visit to Germany in blustery winds and torrential rain. In fact, her husband Prince Willem-Alexander even...

Smiles all around in a royal winter wonderland

What better way to take advantage of the winter cold than to grab the kids, snap on some skis and hit the slopes? Both the Dutch and the Danish royal families did just that this season, enjoying...

Maxima and Willem escape from the snow with a family Christmas in Argentina

She speaks fluent Dutch and is hugely popular in her adopted homeland Netherlands. But there are times when Crown Princess Maxima must feel the call of home, especially at this time of year when summer...

Maxima and Willem escape from the snow with a family Christmas in Argentina

She speaks fluent Dutch and is hugely popular in her adopted homeland Netherlands. But there are times when Crown Princess Maxima must feel the call of home, especially at this time of year when summer...

Dazzling array of distinguished guests at Nikolaos and Tatiana's nuptials

As the big day finally arrived, the regal, the elegant, and the well-to-do descended upon the isle of Spetses, Greece to share in the joy of Prince Nikolaos and Tatiana's wedding day

Vuvuzelas at the ready: Maxima's cute little girls get caught up in World Cup excitement

No-one was cheering more loudly than Princess Maxima and her husband Prince Willem-Alexander when the Netherlands got through to the World Cup final. And it seems the couple's little girls have been...

Vuvuzelas at the ready: Maxima's cute little girls get caught up in World Cup excitement

No-one was cheering more loudly than Princess Maxima and her husband Prince Willem-Alexander when the Netherlands got through to the World Cup final. And it seems the couple's little girls have been...

Mix of joy and sadness as Holland's Queen Beatrix celebrates 30 years on the throne

There were jubilant scenes across The Netherlands on Friday as the country celebrated Queen's Day, which this year marked the 30th anniversary of Queen Beatrix's reign. The focus of the 2010 festivities...

Mix of joy and sadness as Holland's Queen Beatrix celebrates 30 years on the throne

There were jubilant scenes across The Netherlands on Friday as the country celebrated Queen's Day, which this year marked the 30th anniversary of Queen Beatrix's reign. The focus of the 2010 festivities...

The Netherlands' Willem-Alexander and Maxima get on their bikes for castle tour

They aren't many countries in the world where the bicycle is a more popular way of getting around than The Netherlands. Even the country's royal family seem to be big fans of the mode of transport. Crown...

Maxima and Willem-Alexander take their little ones to Dutch royal family christening

There was a big family affair in store this week for Princess Maxima and her husband Willem-Alexander. The couple joined the rest of the Dutch royal family at the christening of little Eliane van Vollenhoven,...

Maxima and Willem-Alexander take their little ones to Dutch royal family christening

There was a big family affair in store this week for Princess Maxima and her husband Prince Willem-Alexander. The couple joined the rest of the Dutch royal family at the christening of little Eliane van...

Willem-Alexander takes Maxima to the top of Mexico's pyramid of the sun

It was the perfect end to their four-day trip to Mexico for Princess Maxima and Willem-Alexander as they visited the magnificent ruins of Teotihuacan, in the Valley of Mexico. The royal couple, who were...

Willem-Alexander takes Maxima to the top of Mexico's pyramid of the sun

It was the perfect end to their four-day trip to Mexico for Princess Maxima and Willem-Alexander as they visited the magnificent ruins of Teotihuacan, in the Valley of Mexico. The royal couple, who were...



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