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History of The Hauge

Holland’s Royal City has a rich history and tradition. It never fails to impress visitors with its elegant atmosphere, broad tree lined avenues, boutiques, castles and of course the Dutch Parliament. The Hague is a great place for a holiday. With its many swinging and cultural events is it a pleasure to visit The Hague (Den Haag), Scheveningen and Kijkduin any time of the year. So close to town, the wide beaches and the vast North Sea invite you to sunbathe or take an invigorating walk.

Location: The Hague is located 56 km (36 miles) South-West of Amsterdam.
Population: 445,000
Information center: Koningin Julianaplein 30, phone: 0900 340 3505
Events: Vlaggetjesdag Scheveningen: last Saturday in May or first Saturday in Jun; North Sea Jazz Festival: mid-Jul; Heineken Music Scheveningen: min-Jul.
Kingdom of the Netherlands: Amsterdam is the nation’s capital, the seat of government is Den Haag, officially ‘s-Gravenhage or The Hague in English. For more information about Netherlands please visit Amsterdam-Netherlands.info.