Dutch Royal Couple to Saxony, Saxe-Anhalt and Thüringen
Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima of the Netherlands shall pay working visits from 7 to 10 February 2017 to the German Bundesländer of Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt and Thüringen.
Yearly the Royal Couple pays an economic visit to one or more German federal states. In the East they intend to bring particular attention to the historical, cultural and social ties with The Netherlands. Saxe-Anhalt will commemorate 500 years since the Reformation in 2017.
In Thüringen stopovers are planned in Erfurt as well as Eisenach, including a stay overnight at Wartburg Castle, formerly a seat of the Grand Ducal House of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach, a dynasty closely related to the Oranje-Nassau.
The royals are accompanied by a trade mission in the sectors of high tech systems and materials, chemicals, and water.
Picture by Wikipedia.