The state visit Started in Rome, where President Sergio Mattarella received the Royal Couple with a welcome ceremony in the Palazzo del Quirinale.
Subsequently, the King and Queen had an interview with the Senate President, Pietro Grasso, and a lunch meeting with Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni.
At the Altare della Patria, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima were putting a wreath.
The Royal Couple had a meeting with the chairman of the Chamber of Representatives, Laura Boldrini. They also werespeaking to the Roman mayor Virginia Raggi.
In the evening, President Mattarella offered a state banquet at the Palazzo del Quirinale, where both heads of state were holding a speech.