Autumn break - The Hague is the perfect family getaway

Fancy an autumn half-term break in the Netherlands? The Hague is the perfect destination for family holidays and weekend getaways. As the royal city by the sea it combines a small historic centre with wide sandy beaches. From Holland's biggest youth festival, to a myriad of fun attractions, children's museums and kid-friendly hotels, The Hague is bound to keep your whole famliy entertained during the fall break.

Sights and attractions

The Hague is a great city to explore with children. It's not too big, it has wide sandy beaches and plenty of attractions where kids can enjoy themselves. Take your little ones by bike around the city sights or head to the most popular attractions, with the help of these tips.

City by the sea

Like no other destination 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 10 to 15 minutes.

Museums for kids

The Hague has an amazing number of museums where you can take the kids out for an afternoon. Many of the museums offer self-guided tours, scavenger hunts and workshops during the autumn break. We've picked out the hottest museums in The Hague for learning and fun.


Whether you're out shopping with the kids or simply looking for some great gifts to take home, The Hague boasts a comprehensive range of shops, from large department stores to little vintage shops in old crooked streets.

Kid-friendly restaurants

Going out with your children to grab a bite to eat or something to drink can be a challenge. But there are plenty of places in The Hague where you can easily bring your kids along for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Whether you are looking to spend a fun afternoon with your children or just need some time for yourself where the kids can entertain themselves, we've got the best kid-friendly spots in The Hague for you.

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!