Visit the Hague and Delft

Date Saturday 08-08-2020
Time 09:00 - 16:30
Meeting point Busstop Helsinkilaan
Price €27.00
Availability This event was cancelled
Get ready to see some of the most impressive cities of the Netherlands! What to expect from Delft?. Delft is known for its traditional and typical Dutch architecture, which dates back to the Golden Age (17th century). It is the beautiful hometown of the famous painter Johannes Vermeer and the father of the nation Prince William of Orange. It is also in this city that the well-known `Delft Blue` porcelain is made; painted of course with windmills, tulips and wooden shoes. A great place to buy a souvenir! There will be a guided tour through the city and some time to spend wandering around Delft’s historical canals and markets on your own.

After Delft, we go to The Hague. Here the Dutch government resides and you can find the royal palace of King Willem-Alexander, the Peace Palace and many other famous buildings. In The Hague We will visit the ‘Mauritshuis’, which is home to the best of Dutch painting of the seventeenth century. Masterpieces such as Vermeer’s Girl with a Pearl Earring, Rembrandt’s The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Fabritius’ The Goldfinch and Potter’s The Bull are on permanent display in the rooms of this seventeenth-century monument. After this inspiring museum, you can go and explore The Hague on your own. This extensive day trip to two Dutch cities will give you a real taste of Dutch culture and a good impression of what the Netherlands has to offer.