Many of The Hague’s highlights are near to Wassenaar, so it is a smart choice as a place to base yourself during your visit. Two sights that should be at the top of every visitor’s to-do list is the fascinating Hortus Botanicus and the much-loved National Museum of Ethnology. Two other popular spots you’ll find close by Wassenaar are the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden and Beestenmarkt.
You’ll find plenty of interesting museums, exhibits and venues in and around Wassenaar. Wander through the exhibits and savor the atmosphere of Escher Museum, the Stedelijk Museum de Lakenhal in Leiden and the Molenmuseum de Valk.
If the weather is good get outdoors and enjoy the nearby green spaces. Feel the breeze through your hair at one of the local beaches, for example Scheveningen Beach and the Katwijk Aan Zee Beach in Katwijk Aan Zee. Nature lovers will enjoy a visit to Park Clingendael. There is a relaxed atmosphere here as well as well-designed gardens.
After a long day exploring the streets of Wassenaar, stay the night in one of the area’s popular hotels or serviced apartments. Make reservations for the Steigenberger Kurhaus Hotel, the Holiday Inn LEIDEN, or the Hilton Garden Inn Leiden, Oegstgeest.