The Hague - a luxury break
Planning a trip to Holland? Before you book a hotel in Amsterdam read on to find out why you should be booking The Hague for a relaxing winter getaway...
There is so much more to the Netherlands than the smokey, seedy delights of Amsterdam. Whilst there is lots of fun and riverside entertainment to be had in Holland's best known tourist spot, if you can venture away from the red lights, you can discover the real Holland, in the elegant surroundings of The Hague.
A short drive away from Rotterdam's airport is the historical, politcal and shopping mecca of The Hague. This 'Royal City by the Sea' is home to Queen Beatrix, the political headquarters of Holland and several impressive museums.
Although small in size The Hague has really been put on the map since the Dutch Fashion Awards
relocated there two years ago, the obvious choice as The Hague possesses one of the world's leading collections of fashion items at the Gemeentemuseum.
The Hague's beautiful beaches, rich cultural history, innovative architecture and Royal Palaces are just a few good reasons to pay it a visit.
went along to find out why The Hague is the perfect city break.