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Scheveningen is a district in the city of The Hague. Although Scheveningen is usually all about the sun and the sea, it also has a lot of history and culture.
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Museums, art galleries and historical sites are some highlights of The Hague Center. Make a stop by Mauritshuis or De Passage while you're exploring.
While visiting Scheveningen Badplaats, you might make a stop by sights like Scheveningen Beach and Sea Life Scheveningen.
Museums, bars and beaches highlight some of the noteworthy features of Zorgvliet. Make a stop by Museon or Kunstmuseum Den Haag while you're exploring the neighbourhood.
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Historic towns and windmills sit alongside bustling modern cities and sandy beaches in this fascinating North Sea province of the Netherlands.
South Holland is home to two of the Netherlands’ most famous cities, as well as housing the Dutch parliament and government. Discover stunning architecture, fascinating museums and a sandy seaside resort.
Head to the port city of Rotterdam to learn about maritime history. Wander around De Markthal, an impressive indoor market which features eye-catching artwork on its curved horseshoe ceiling. Centraal Station and Kijk-Kubus are two other examples of striking architecture in the city.
Take the kids to Rotterdam Zoo, home to a wide array of exotic animals and flowers. Walk or cycle across the stunning Erasmusbrug, a steel suspension bridge that links the northern and southern parts of the city.
Hop on a bus to reach Keukenhof, also known as the “Garden of Europe,” one of the world’s largest flower gardens. The gardens contain more than 800 varieties of flowers, mostly tulips, and are open every spring.
Stroll around The Hague. This city on the North Sea coast is where you’ll find the Dutch parliament and the royal palace. Enjoy the art exhibits of the Mauritshuis Museum, which houses a wide range of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age. Marvel at the collection of historic cars and motorcycles at the Louwman Museum.
Relax on the beaches of Scheveningen, the Netherland’s most famous seaside resort. Take a daytrip to Kinderdijk, a village with 19 historic windmills.
Schedule time to explore the pretty city of Delft. Visitors flock here for the Royal Delft Experience, held in the last remaining earthenware factory from the 17th century where Delft Blue ceramics are still hand-painted.
Fly into Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and then take a train to South Holland. Rent a bike to explore the cities, towns and countryside at your own pace. Ride the bus or train between cities or other provinces of the Netherlands. Visit during spring to see the tulips in full bloom or during summer for the best beach weather.
South Holland offers something for all ages and is easily reached from other mainland European destinations.