Often The Hague is also called the political capital of the Netherlands. So it’s not uncommon to encounter a member of the parliament at the ‘Binnenhof’. But The Hague has a lot more to offer. Visit ‘t Plein’ with lots of cosy bars, admire Vermeer’s paintings at the Mauritshuis, or have a canal cruise.
In The Hague we offer the following standard tours:
Tour Royal The Hague
On this visit we will take a tour passed the different palaces and government buildings. You will enter the worldfamous Panorama Mesdag, which celebrates it’s 125th anniversary. The official name of the residence is Earl’s Court. The city was formed around the current Inner Court where the government buildings are. The Hague, the third city of The Netherlands, has a rich history and a great diversity of old and modern architecture. During your tour through The Hague you will meet all the different facets of the city.
You will visit different museums, like the Mauritshuis, Palace Lange Voorhout, Panorama Mesdag and the City Museum. In the Mauritshuis you will find a magnificent collection of paintings from masters like Rembrandt en Vermeer. Palace Lange Voorhout holds the Escher museum, while Panorama Mesdag is house to the largest circular painting of the world painted in 1881. In the City museum of architect Berlage you can view modern art by artists like Mondriaan.
You will see Palace Noordeinde, the workpalace of King Willem Alexander. The embassy district receives a visit with the different residences and embassies in the city. Near here is the Peace Palace, the home of international law. The Hague is also the city in which more then 70 international organisations and multi-nationals reside. Finally Scheveningen gives you the harbor and the beach as shown on the painting by Mesdag.
Culture and History The Hague
The Hague is a city with a long history and many different cultures. This tour brings this culture and history alive through the palaces and cultural heritage of the city. We visit the Gemeentemuseum the Hague for a guided tour. Here you will have time for coffee, thee or soft drinks.
City of Peace and Law
The Hague is the international city of peace and law. The city is filled with symbols that reference the shapes of law. This tour takes you to the different institutes of peace and law. During the tour you will visit the magnificent Peace Palace.
From the first official verdict in the Ridderzaal, with immediate excecution of the sentence, we take you passed the High Council, the House of Democracy, the House of Law, the International Criminal Court, the Dutch Criminal Court and of course the Peace Palace. All aspects of peace and law come to life.
Journey through Architecture
The Hague is a city with its own character and large diversity of architecture styles from the 12th century till now. From the centre we ride through several neighborhoods of The Hague to view these styles. We’ll take a break during the tour for coffee, tea or soft drinks.
The city developed around the Great or Saint Jacobs Church and the Cloister Church. You will see examples of Gothic (circa 1140-1500) and Renaissance (circa 1300-1500) styles. These are followed by Jugendstil/Art Nouveau (circa 1890-1914) and Art Deco (circa 1920-1939). In conclusion we’ll show you examples of the Chaletstyle and modern architecture by famous architects like Graves and Koolhaas.
According to your wishes we can also customize a program. Below you can find a selection of what The Hague can offer.
- The Mauritshuis
- Panorama Mesdag
- Canal Cruise
- The Peace Palace
- Palace Noordeinde
We can arrange full package tours. Our professional guides will tell you enthusiastically about the cities, the sights, the culture and fun facts. Our guides speak several languages including English, German, Spanish, Italian and Russian.
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