As a newlywed, The Queen quickly grew to love the Swedish mountains. She enjoys skiing in the environs of the Royal Family's cottage in Storlien.
At Solliden Palace on the island of Öland, The Queen finds time to cultivate different leisure interests, such as waterskiing and horse riding.
The Queen takes pleasure in gardening and flowers. Together with The King, she takes care of the beautiful Solliden Park, inherited from Queen Victoria.
The Queen enjoys going to the theatre, the opera and concerts.
Read about The Queen's Royal engagements by following the link on the left.