Swedish Royals Visit Southern Finland

The Swedish King and Queen visit three towns in south-western Finland on Tuesday and Wednesday. The royal couple begins their trip with a visit to President Tarja Halonen's summer residence in Naantali.

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Kuningas Kaarle Kustaa ja kuningatar Silvia vierailulla Hollannissa huhtikuussa 2009.
Kuningas Kaarle Kustaa ja kuningatar Silvia vierailulla Hollannissa huhtikuussa 2009.Frank Van Beek / EPA

President Halonen and her husband Pertti Arajärvi will then accompany Karl Gustav the 16th and Queen Silvia to Turku. There they will lunch at the Turku Castle and take part in a seminar organised by the Åbo Akademi University.

On Wednesday, they travel to Tampere where they will visit the Tampere Art Museum, Finnish textile manufacturer Finlayson’s old factory area, and a Swedish-speaking school.

Last week, the royal pair traveled to the towns of Tornio and Kemi, in northern Finland, with their daughter, Crown Princess Victoria.

Lähteet: YLE