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Traditional Liberty Tour entry on Saturday, May 5, 2018
With 65+ historical (army) vehicles through the Hague City Center on 5 May the LibertyTour is one of the most beautiful entries in the country. In honor of the arrival of the Fire of Freedom from Wageningen and the liberation by Canadians and Dutch Irene Brigade in May ’45.
The Liberty Tour arrives after passing through Alphen aan de Rijn, Leiden, Voorschoten and Wassenaar. In The Hague around 15:00 the grand entry into the city center takes place. Along the Herengracht, Koninklijke Schouwburg, Vijverberg, Kneuterdijk, Parkstraat, past the Peace Palace, Prinsessewal, Torenstraat, the Grote Kerk, Buitenhof, the Spui and Herengracht. The LibertyTour then parks until 17:00 on Theresiastraat / Koningin Marialaan in Bezuidenhout.
In the night of 4 to 5 May, athletes with the Fire of Freedom walk the 135-kilometer route of the Canadian liberators who, in 1945, together with the Princess Irene Brigade, deprived the court city. The arrival of the liberation fire on the Malieveld is the official opening of the Liberation Festival The Hague.
More about Liberty Tour along route Irene Brigade