Popular Accommodations in Den Haag
Highlights in Den Haag
- Princess Residence "Huis ten Bosch Palace"
- 17th and 18th century art in the Het Mauritshuis Museum
- Guided tour of the Peace Palace Roller coasters in the Drievliet amusement park
- Excursions to Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht
Most popular in Den Haag
Vacation rentals in The Hague
In The Hague you will find a large number of comfortable holiday apartments located in the heart of the city centre, from where you can reach the most outstanding museums and palaces within walking distance. An apartment near the extensive beach is also highly recommended to refresh yourself in the cool floods after an extensive city stroll. In addition, the Dutch city offers you a number of vacation rentals where you can enjoy peace and quiet.Find accommodation with a little more service
If you want to be completely pampered during your holiday, it is best to book a holiday apartment in which breakfast will be served. It is also very comfortable if you use the shuttle service of the landlord for your arrival and departure. By the way, there are even vacation rentals with a pool and sauna in The Hague. In winter a fireplace provides cosy warmth and unforgettable moments with the family.
Holiday in The Hague
Location and orientation
The Hague is the seat of government of the Netherlands. It is also the capital of the province of South Holland. The region around the city is called Haaglanden, in which there are eight other municipalities. The Hague also has a seaport in the Scheveningen district, which is mainly used for sport boats and fishing boats. The state capital Amsterdam is about an hour away by car.Discover the special landscape of the city
The North Sea, about six kilometres from the city centre, is a fantastic recreational area for visitors to The Hague. If you rent a vacation rental in Kijkduin or Scheveningen, you will live even closer to the sea. These parts of The Hague are located directly on the west coast of the Netherlands. Colourful flowers and vegetable plantations can be seen south of the city in the Westland, which stretches as far as the mouth of the Rhine.
Travelers and Activities
On the beach path in Scheveningen is "De Pier", a pier where numerous bars and restaurants, shopping possibilities and a beach flair on the pier are offered. At the pier there is also the first Ferris wheel of Holland, which offers you a magnificent view over the sea. Adrenaline is guaranteed to increase with the Zipline. This is a 55-metre high bungy tower from which you fall down at a rapid speed of up to 70 km/h. The tower is a perfect example of a bungee tower.A city for holidays with children
The Hague has so many entertainment possibilities to offer for a successful family holiday. One of these is the SprookjesBeelden aan Zee sculpture park, where you can admire a wide variety of fairytale figures. The park is situated directly by the sea and the bronze figures may not only be touched, but also climbed. The miniature city of Madurodam is also a beautiful destination for excursions.
Things to know
In The Hague, numerous festivals and events take place all year round, but especially in the summer months, which makes the city a real festival metropolis. At the Festival Classique, concerts are held in unusual locations. At the fireworks festival in Scheveningen you can expect unforgettable fireworks shows. The largest Eurasian event in the world is also held in The Hague under the name "Tong Tong Fair".
Did you know that The Hague is also known as the "royal city by the sea"?
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This is the residence of Princess Beatrix, who moved into the palace with her family in 1981. Before that, the princess lived together with Prince Claus and her children in Drakensteyn Castle in Baarn. The picturesque palace "Huis ten Bosch" is situated in a forest (Haagse Bos) - the visitor feels like in a fairy tale!2nd Het Mauritshuis
The "Het Mauritshuis" in the centre of The Hague is also worth a visit. In this museum you can admire a collection of impressive works of art from the 17th and 18th centuries. The "girl with the pearl earring" by Johannes Vermeers is only the tip of the iceberg. This painting is not without reason also called the Dutch Mona Lisa.3. Visit the Peace Palace
The Peace Palace (Het Vredespaleis) emerged from the ideals of world peace and pacifism - at the end of the 19th century these ideals flourished as never before. The palace was completed in 1913 and from then on was as important as the concept of world peace itself. Interesting is the fact that the Peace Palace could only be realized thanks to the community of several countries from all over the world. This is also reflected inside this showpiece: during a guided tour you will be shown and explained the different and unique contributions of the countries - you will never be amazed again!4. One day at the amusement park
The amusement park Drievliet offers fun and action for young and old. The wildest roller coasters are waiting here to be ridden by you.5. Explore the nearby cities
In addition to numerous other sights and cultural highlights in The Hague, the cities of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Utrecht are always worth a visit. You can reach them from The Hague in no time at all. What are you waiting for?