After 33 years on the Dutch throne, Queen Beatrix will abdicate on Tuesday, April 30. Heir to the throne is The Prince of Orange, Willem-Alexander, the first born son of Queen Beatrix and Claus von Amsberg. Our webcams are pointed at some of the key locations in Amsterdam!

The new king Willem-Alexander and queen Maxima are expected to make an appearance at the balcony of the Royal Palais at 09.30 GMT. Princess Beatrix and Willem-Alexander will give a short speech, after wich the Dutch national anthem will be played.


In the evening, at around 19.00 GMT, King Willem-Alexander, Queen Maxima and their daughters will tour the harbour of Amsterdam by boat. Several artists will perform during their cruise. They will end their evening with a dinner at The Muziekgebouw aan ’t IJ.


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