Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark kick off royal tour of Ottawa and Toronto

'Tis the season – for royal tours!

Pregnant Kate was forced to cancel her upcoming trip to Malta due to severe morning sickness, but other European royals are pressing forward with their engagements abroad.

Prince Frederik and Princess Mary of Denmark are on an official visit to Canada this week, travelling from Ottawa to Toronto to meet with dignitaries and local fans.

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The royal pair paid a visit to the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday, Sept. 17, before meeting with schoolchildren to deliver an anti-bullying message.

Princess Mary, 42, was stylish as ever in a white A-line dress teamed with a black wool coat, which she accessorized with dove-grey gloves and a matching headpiece. Her husband of 10 years — and the heir to the Danish throne — was handsome in a pinstriped suit and a pink tie.

In Toronto the following day, the Tasmanian-born beauty was spotted about town wearing a navy-blue dress with her hair pulled into a low bun. Frederik, 46, coordinated in a navy-blue suit.

The royals opened an exhibit celebrating Danish design with an official ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Sept. 19 at the Hudson’s Bay store on Queen Street in Toronto.


The Danish royal couple are well-loved in Europe for their relaxed, down-to-earth attitude, and have four beautiful children – Prince Christian, Princess Isabella, Prince Vincentand Princess Josephine.

They aren’t the only royals in town this month. The Earl and Countess of Wessex are also in Canada, with Countess Sophie embarking on an unprecedented visit to a remote First Nations town in Northern Ontario.

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