It’s February 1, and love is in the air! Our Valentine special, featuring romantic royal couples, is in full swing.

Today’s couple is Norway’s Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit. The royal couple were married on August 25, 2001 at the Oslo Cathedral. Denmark’s Crown Prince Frederik was the best man. Prince Haakon and Princess Mette-Marit have three children between them, Master Marius Borg Høiby, Princess Ingrid Alexandra and Prince Sverre Magnus.


Crown Prince Haakon and Crown Princess Mette-Marit vacationing in Brazil in April, 2003.


A pregnant Princess Mette-Marit accompanies Prince Haakon on a tour of social centers, parks and factories around Norway, in September 2005.


Such a sweet look from Princess Mette-Marit at the ski jumping World Cup at the Holmenkollen Arena in Oslo in March, 2006.


Crown Princess Mette-Marit and Crown Prince Haakon in a whispered conversation in August 2007.


Prince Haakon lays a loving hand on his wife’s lap at a local camp and school in Kafjord-Olderdalen, Norway in August, 2007.


Norway’s Crown Couple at the town of Krager in October 2008.

Images: Bauer-Griffin