Daytrips and holidays in the Netherlands

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Welcome in Alkmaar !


Alkmaar is a beautiful city with plenty to do for young and old! It is a city with a special atmosphere, partly due to the characteristic canals and historic buildings. It has many ancient traditions and is known as the City of Cheese. In Alkmaar, you can go for lovely walks, go shopping, or enjoy a meal or a drink in one of the many restaurants and pubs in the Waagplein square. There is also plenty to do in the evenings, as Alkmaar has the best nightlife in the area so it is always vivacious!

Information about Alkmaar



Practical information

Here you will find information about Alkmaar:

- How to reach the city
- What about parking
- Important addresses and telephone numbers

you can prepare your journey with the directions on this page.

Some Rules Surrounding Covid-19 in the Netherlands are:

  • Use of a face mask is mandatory when traveling by public transport.( taxi, tram, train,bus and ferry)
  • Keep 1.5 meters apart.
  • Wash your hands regularly with soap and water for longer than 25 seconds
  • Cough and sneeze in a tissue or on the inside of your elbow.
  • Be well informed about the current Covid-19 rules in the Netherlands.

Practical information

Current events

Date Time Town Event Location
2 June09:00-19:00AlkmaarDiscgolf, fun outdoorsoogstagent 4, heerhugowaard
2 KascafeHortus
2 June10:00-17:00Alkmaarscavenger hunt gnome path Hortus
2 June10:00-17:00AlkmaarExhibition Sculpture & GardenHortus
2 June09:15-13:00AlkmaarCheese marketWaagplein
2 June11:00-16:30AlkmaarBeatles museumPettemerstraat
2 June12:00-16:30AlkmaarBeatles museumPettemerstraat
2 June11:00-16:30AlkmaarElvis MuseumPettemerstraat
More events


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