Kate Middleton to go on first solo overseas trip to the Netherlands

Kensington Palace has announced that Kate will be in the Netherlands for a new engagement, on October 11.

Catherine will start her trip in The Hague and Rotterdam, with a visit to King Willem-Alexander at Villa Eikenhorst.

The 34-year-old royal will also be paying a visit to the Mauritshuis for the art exhibition, “At Home in Holland: Vermeer and his Contemporaries from the British Royal Collection.”

Prince William’s wife is known to be an art lover, having studied art history at the University of St. Andrews.

She will also focus on subjects dear to her heart as she will host a roundtable the British Ambassador’s Residence in The Hague to discuss addiction, intervention, family, and mental health.

The Netherlands trip will follow the royal couple’s Canadian tour that starts September 24.