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Welcome to the city pages of 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.


Practical information

Current events

Date Time Town Event Location
16 July10.00- 17.00AlkmaarElves Door Routealkmaar centrum
16 July11:00-16:30AlkmaarExh.: he Heineken brewery seen through the eyes of Paul HufBiermuseum
16 July11:00-16:30AlkmaarExh.: Bierservies en offerblok alkmaars kaasdragers GildeBiermuseum
16 July11:00-16:30AlkmaarExh.: beer and artefactsBiermuseum
16 July12:00-16:30AlkmaarBeatles museumPettemerstraat
16 July10.00-17.00AlkmaarButterflygarden and birdgardenVlindertuin Vlindorado
16 July10:00-16:00AlkmaarCarboothsaleDe Goudvis
17 July10.00- 17.00AlkmaarElves Door Routealkmaar centrum
More events


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