January 30, 2023

As a significant political center from the 13th century on, The Hague is a fascinating city that has aristocratic charm.

Arriving

The Hague has good train connections to the rest of the Netherlands. The closest airport is Rotterdam 21 km (13 miles) away. Schiphol airport is located 48 kilometers (30 miles) away.

Day 1 The Hague Tour

Morning

Explore through the roads of The Hague, pausing on Lange Vijverberg for a panoramic panorama of the Binnenhof, which is a lengthy and elegant set of high-gabled structures that serve as parliament. Visit the Binnenhof and take an in-depth look at the Ridderzaal, which is the Knights’ Hall and dates back to the 13th century. Continue on to the Mauritshuis, which is a magnificent art gallery featuring a magnificent collection of Dutch paintings, including stunning artworks created by Johannes Vermeer.

Afternoon

Visit the Bredius Museum to see the discerning collection of Dutch art. Explore the tree-lined Lange Voorhout, which is set in the shadow of beautiful old mansions, among which is The Escher at Het Paleis, which exhibits the stunning compositions of graphic painter Maurits Escher. After that, you can head north to the unique Panorama Mesdag, where a gigantic circular canvas shows the beach of Scheveningen during the late 19th century.

Day 2 The Hague Tour

Morning

Enjoy a morning visit to the Gementeemuseum in Den Haag, with its vast permanent collection that includes an impressive collection of Delft pottery as well as an impressive collection of contemporary Dutch art, and with a special focus on the minimalist Piet Mondriaan. You should also go right next to the Fotomuseum that has gained a worldwide reputation for its exhibitions of temporary nature of photography.

Afternoon

If weather conditions are nice, you can ride the tram or bike through the forest to Scheveningen, a well-known resort for seaside lovers. The main attraction is the sandy beach, which extends as far as the eye can see. There is also the option of taking your chance at the casino or enjoy a breakfast at the Kurhaus or walk along the pier, and then take a look at the sculptures on the outside of The Museum Beelden aan Zee