Insider tips

Discover The Hague like a real local

The Hague has much more to offer than the major attractions and cultural highlights you might read about in your guidebook. Whether you're a first time visitor or a lifetime resident, the insider tips below will help you navigate the city like a pro!

City by 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.

The Hague routes

Our online walking routes take you along the hidden hotspots 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!

Parks and nature spots

With more than 111,000 acres of dunes, parks and country estates, The Hague offers plenty of space to enjoy freedom and nature. Escape the bustling city life and discover the urban oasis. Walk on the beach, picnick in the park or discover the hidden treasures of the Palace Garden, one of the city's best kept secrets.