City at the sea

Like no other city in the Netherlands, The Hague offers a unique combination of city life and beach life. The city's two seaside resorts - Scheveningen and Kijkduin - both boast lovely wide sandy beaches that attract locals and tourists alike. Getting to the historic city centre only takes you 15 minutes.

Royal city

The Hague is a royal city with a high feel-good factor. After all, you might spontaneously encounter members of the Royal Family on the street or in one of 'their' stores. You'll also stumble upon the House of Orange; the many historical monuments, the presence of residential and working palaces, royal thoroughfares and horse-drawn coaches.

The Hague routes

Our online walking routes take you along the hidden hotspots and well-known highlights of The Hague, from beaches to shopping streets and from restaurants to palaces. Every route has its own theme and includes carefully chosen sights. Using your mobile phone, you'll be able to navigate the city easily like a real local. You don't even have to download an app: get The Hague routes free of charge from denhaag.com!

Sights

Hardly any other city in Holland has as many attractions as The Hague. In this regard, the royal city by the sea occupies a leading position in Europe. Visit the parliament buildings or take a selfie in front of the world famous Peace Palace? Do you take a boat through The Hague's canals or relax on the beach of Scheveningen? One thing is certain: there is something for everyone!

Museums

The Hague offers a wealth of impressive art. Be inspired by the unique Hague museums and wonderful exhibits in the many galleries. Discover the largest painting in the Netherlands: Panorama Mesdag. Admire the exquisite works of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Mondrian at the Mauritshuis and Gemeentemuseum.

Attractions

The Hague has plenty of popular attractions where children can enjoy themselves. Discover Holland's highlights and heritage in miniature at Madurodam. Experience adventures in holiday and amusement park Duinrell or immerse yourself in the spectacular films of the Omniversum. Curious about life at the bottom of the sea? Dive into the beautiful underwater world of SEA LIFE Scheveningen!

Shopping

The Hague city centre is perfect for a day of shopping. The shops in the car-free historical centre are open seven days a week. You will find well-known department stores like the Bijenkorf within walking distance of hip fashion boutiques and concept stores around the royal palaces. And those who continue towards the sea, will discover all kinds of neighbourhoods with more speciality stores. To facilitate this, you will find a convenient summary below of the nicest shopping streets in the Hague.