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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
30 March13:00-16:00AlkmaarEx.: The Heineken breweryBiermuseum
30 Marchdiv. tijdenAlkmaarEschape roomWarmenhuizen
30 March10:00-16:00AlkmaarButterflygardenVlindorado
30 March13:00-16:00AlkmaarEx.: Small, traditional brewersBiermuseum
30 March13:00-16:00AlkmaarEx.: Beer tableware and Offer block cheese carriersBiermuseum
30 March13:00-16:00AlkmaarEx.: Beer and soil findsBiermuseum
30 Marchdiv. tijdenAlkmaarCheese museumWaagplein Alkmaar
30 March10:00-23:00AlkmaarFun Farm EscaperoomSchoorl
More events


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