DAYTRIP TO DEN HAAG
Beautiful city behind the dunes ....
The Hague has it all: history, culture, shops, museums, restaurants, sights and, as icing on the cake, even a beach nearby. Not surprising that people from Hagans never want to leave here.
In the medieval streets Oude Molstraat and Molenstraat you will find all kinds of nice shops and restaurants. Dive into one of the side streets every now and then for a more special offer and a view of Noordeinde Palace. Via the Molenstraat you walk straight into the Palace Garden, where you can escape the hustle and bustle between the flower lawns, ponds and old trees. In the Piet Hein Street, creative entrepreneurs will then treat you to special specialty shops and coffee shops. Don't forget to stroll through the largest outdoor market in the Netherlands: The Hague Market on Herman Costerstraat. Fancy some fries? You can get it at the Smallest Shop in the Papestraat. Fancy something tasty? The Haagsche kakker may sound a bit strange, but it is very tasty. It is filled with currant bread with almond paste, cinnamon, butter and nuts.
The Binnenhof is of course also a popular attraction. Here you get a tour of the Ridderzaal and the Senate and House of Representatives of the States General. Next to the Binnenhof you will find the Mauritshuis, where you will meet the "Girl with a Pearl Earring", along with 200 other masterpieces from the time of Rembrandt and Vermeer. Something different than usual is Panorama Mesdag on the Zeestraat. Here you have a unique view of the North Sea, dunes, The Hague and Scheveningen. All this in a cylindrical painting, one of the oldest panoramas in the world. And then of course we have Madurodam, a party for young and old. Here you discover what the small Netherlands is big at.