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Visit the Girl with the Pearl Earing, The Hague & Delft City
Visit The Hague, the political center of the Netherlands
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The Hague inclusive the Mauritshuis museum – meet the Girl with the Pearl Earring!
This magnificent tour allows you to discover historical highlights and the political centre of the Netherlands. The Hague ( Den Haag ) is the seat of the national government. It’s a city full of history, fine museums, art galleries and close to the North Sea. The Mauritshuis museum is world famous and has more than two hundred top works from Dutch and Flemish masters on display. Delft, a canal-ringed city enjoys a worldwide reputation due to its connection with Johannes Vermeer, Delft Blue earthenware and the Royal House of Orange
What to expect
Your private guide will drive directly to Delft and invite you for a walking tour. After Delft the Mauritshuis which is located in the centre of The Hague, will be visited. Your certified guide will take you around through this beautiful museum with its unique collection. He will let you see remarkable details and learn you about the masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Ruisdael, Frans Hals, Rubens, and others.
After the museum visit, your guide shall show you the highlights of the city centre of The Hague and will wander with you through the old town’s cobblestone streets. On this walking tour, you will get to see the Houses of Parliament, the working palace of the Dutch king, and see the Binnenhof ( Inner Court ). We highly recommend to visit Delft after visiting The Hague.
We can adjust this tour to your needs; you can inform us about your subject of interest.
We highly recommend extending your tour with the following options:
- Visit Delft, a historic town famous for its Delft Blue porcelain
- Visit the last remaining Royal Delft Manufactory
- Optional Delft: Get a taste of old-world charm as you wander around with your private guide through Delft with its cobblestoned streets with quaint houses, canals, and historic churches, for example, the one where William of Orange is buried. Tour extension: 1.5 hour, €35,00 per person.
- Optional Royal Delft Manufactory: Visit one of the last remaining Delftware factories, where you can learn more about the production of the iconic blue and white ceramics “Delfts Blauw.” Tour extension: 1 hour, €25,00 per person.
Please note that traffic can cause delays. Walking steps is involved.
The Mauritshuis is home to some of the world’s most famous paintings from the Golden Age. See unique masterpieces such as Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring and a view on Delft, The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp by Rembrandt, The Goldfinch by Fabritius and The Bull by Potter. And to top it all off, this rich collection is housed in one of the most beautiful examples of classicist architecture in the Netherlands.
Skip the queues with fast-track entry and your private guide will take you around through this historic seventeenth-century monument with intimate rooms, silken wall coverings, and sparkling chandeliers.
The Hague is a royal city with a high feel-good factor and it’s also the third-largest city of the Netherlands. In this city, you might spontaneously encounter members of the Royal Family on the street or spot them in their cars and perhaps stores.
The Hague is the historical and political centre of the country. You can stumble upon the House of Orange, the many historical monuments and the presence of residential and working palaces. Like no other city in the Netherlands, The Hague offers a unique combination of city life and beach life.