MARITIME ROTTERDAM & POLITICAL THE HAGUE
Rotterdam and The Hague are the second and third biggest cities in The Netherlands after the capital Amsterdam; Rotterdam is best known for its large port and modern architecture and The Hague as the political capital of The Netherlands and home of the International Peace Court
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Catch an early morning train from Amsterdam Central Station to Rotterdam Central Station.
On arrival you will meet your private guide for the day. In consultation with your guide you decide which museum to visit; perhaps Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, where you take a journey through the history of art, or the Rotterdam Maritime Museum for a lesson in maritime history. Enjoy a walking tour through the city centre and a boat tour of the largest port in Europe.
At the end of your day you take the train to The Hague. This evening you are free to explore the heart of the city or the beach attractions around The Hague’s seaside resort of Scheveningen as tonight’s hotel can be located at either, it’s your choice.
Next morning after breakfast you meet your guide and stroll through the city centre and visit the Grote Kerk and het Binnenhof, where the Dutch parliament is based. Visit one of the many museums such as the Panorama Mesdag, which contains the world’s oldest 19th-century panorama still at its original site and a unique cultural heritage as well as an unbelievable optical illusion. Other sights include a visit to The Peace Palace and Madurodam, The Netherlands in miniature.
At the end of the day your take the train back to Amsterdam.
- Instead of public transport a private chauffeur driven car on both days.
- This can be split into 2 day tours
- A private guided tour with a specialist can be arranged at each museum in addition to your general guide.