1 January 2023
This year marks HM The King's 50th jubilee. In connection with the jubilee, a new portrait of The King has been unveiled.
21 March 2023
Their Majesties The King and Queen will pay a State Visit to Estonia on 2–4 May 2023 at the invitation of His Excellency President Alar Karis.
7 March 2023
HRH Princess Madeleine and Mr Christopher O’Neill, together with their children, will move to Stockholm in August 2023.
1 March 2023
Due to the serious railway accident in Greece, His Majesty The King has sent the following telegram of condolence to Her Excellency President Katerina Sakellaropoulou.
20 February 2023
On the morning of 20 February, HM The King underwent a surgical procedure using laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery in the heart area.
14 February 2023
On the advice of his physician, HM The King will undergo a planned surgical procedure on Monday 20 February 2023. The procedure will be performed using laparoscopic (keyhole) surgery in the heart area.
The Royal House
The Swedish Royal Family belongs to the Bernadotte Dynasty, who have been on the Swedish throne for over 200 years. Read more about The Royal House and the The Royal Family.
This year is a double jubilee, marking King Carl XVI Gustaf’s 50th jubilee – and it is also 500 years since Gustav Vasa was elected king in 1523 – ushering in a new era that shaped modern Sweden.
Read more about exhibitions and county visits during the year, national day celebrations and anniversary weekend.
Jubilee visits in Sweden's counties
Photos from the jubilee visits
As part of the celebration of HM The King's 50th anniversary on the throne, The King and Queen visit Sweden's 21 counties in 2023.
Royal palaces and residences
Discover the royal palaces, parks and stables. Read about the history and use of the palaces.
The Bernadotte dynasty has used Drottningholm's palace and park since Oscar I's time. The Palace is Their Majesties the King and Queen's permanent home residence. The rooms in the southern wing of the palace are reserved for this purpose. The rest of the palace and grounds are open to the public year round.
The Royal Court
The task of the Royal Court is to assist the Head of State and the Royal Family in their official duties. An important task for the Royal Court is also to show the cultural heritage associated with the Swedish monarchy to the public.
Official duties and tasks
The Royal Court is the organisation that supports H.M. The King and the other members of the Royal House in their official duties. The King's motto “For Sweden – With the times” is a guide for The Royal Court.
Visit the Royal Palaces
Ten Royal Palaces with museums, chapels, parks, gift shops, cafes and Royal Stables. Four centuries of art and history. Click on the sites for opening hours and tickets.