Spanish Royals: In the rain: Felipe and Letizia at the Brandenburg Gate
In the rain: Felipe and Letizia at the Brandenburg Gate
With continuous rain in Berlin, the Spanish King Felipe and his wife Letizia continue their state visit. Later in the day we go to the book fair in Frankfurt.
The Spanish royal couple Felipe VI. and Letizia also visited the Brandenburg Gate in the pouring rain before leaving Berlin. With black umbrellas in hand, the royal guests appeared on the second day of their state visit to Germany in front of dozens of onlookers on Pariser Platz.
They were accompanied by Berlin’s Governing Mayor Franziska Giffey (44), Felipe (54) and Letizia (50) had previously welcomed in the Red Town Hall. Together they walked through the gate, smiling and chatting. Letizia – in a pink, calf-length dress with a beige coat draped casually over it – and Felipe, who wore a black jacket over the suit, waved to the onlookers.
The king and queen will be together with Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier (66) and his Woman Elke Büdenbender (60) will fly to Frankfurt in the afternoon and open the book fair there. Spain is this year’s guest country.
The royal couple were at the start of their three-day state visit Germany was received by Steinmeier and his wife at Bellevue Palace on Monday. King Felipe and Steinmeier stressed that they wanted to further deepen the already good relations between Spain and Germany. In the afternoon, the king also met Chancellor Olaf Scholz (SPD) for an exchange of views.
Felipe and Letizia last visited Germany in December 2014. The Federal President and his wife were in October 2018 Spain been.