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Day out walking along the Vliet: Voorburg and Leidschendam!

Hosted by the Consul of the The Hague Sports and Outdoors Group
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Took place 3 weeks 4 days ago
Sun 27 Sep 10:30 - 19:30

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Do you enjoy history and exploring new places by foot?

The area around the Hague has been inhabited since prehistoric times. Did you know that the Vliet canal was built by the Romans as the northern-most territory of the Roman empire?

Let's discover the Vliet. It's just to the south of the Hague and it runs through the towns of Voorburg and Leidschendam! It's a short bike-ride or a train-stop away.

We'll meet Protected content at 10:30 on Sun, Sept 27th.

From there we'll start our walk along the Vliet and visit Herenstraat, admiring some old buildings and gardens in Voorburg.

We'll visit Huygens' Hofwijck and its gardens, including a sculpture garden. Please bring your museum card, or entry is 6 euros. We'll also have a private guide (3 euros extra).
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We'll walk to the Sluis (canal lock) in Leidschendam - about a 45-minute walk from Huygens' Hofwijck. Please wear comfortable shoes. We'll have some breaks for food & drinks along the way but also bring your own water & snacks.

We'll finish by booking a restaurant in Voorburg. Please indicate in the comments if you would like to join for dinner in Voorburg.

More information to come. :)

If it is pouring down rain then an alternative date will be announced in October.

There is so much history to discover! I'm looking forward to sharing with you and tips are welcome. Looking forward to seeing you!