Images from previous state visits to and from Portugal

The King and Queen visit Porto in 1990. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

On Tuesday 1 October, Portugal's President Aníbal Cavaco Silva arrived in Stockholm for a three-day long state visit. This was The King and Queen's fourth state visit to or from Portugal.
The King and Queen's first state visit to Portugal took place in 1986, at the invitation of President Soares.
Waiting for the arrival of The King and Queen in Porto. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

Waiting for the arrival of The King and Queen in Porto. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King and Queen visit Porto. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King and Queen visit Porto. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King with President Soares to the left and the mayor of Porto to the right. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King with President Soares to the left and the mayor of Porto to the right. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King invited President Soares for a state visit to Sweden in 1990.
The King and President Soares in the Inner Courtyard on arriving at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King and President Soares in the Inner Courtyard on arriving at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

President Soares visits the Treasury at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

President Soares visits the Treasury at the Royal Palace of Stockholm. Photo from the Bernadotte Library's collections.

The King and Queen's second state visit to Portugal took place in 2008, and was hosted by President Cavaco Silva.
The King and Queen and the Presidential couple attended a banquet at the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT

The King and Queen and the Presidential couple attended a banquet at the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda. Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT

The Queen and Mrs Cavaco Silva at the National Coach Museum in Lisbon. Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT

The Queen and Mrs Cavaco Silva at the National Coach Museum in Lisbon. Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT

In Évora, The King and Queen visited the Roman Temple of Diana. Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT

In Évora, The King and Queen visited the Roman Temple of Diana. Photo: Leif R Jansson/TT