Den Helder is the northernmost municipality in the province of North Holland. The area Den Helder is also known as the Kop van Noord-Holland or Noordkop. Total municipality of Den Helder has about 60,000 residents. Den Helder is the main naval base in the Netherlands and also the embarkation point for the boat to the island of Texel. Den Helder has a center with several shopping and visit Tuesday Beachcombing Market in the summer months. Beautiful spacious beaches with beautiful dunes. Also an imposing dike, which ends at Lands End. The port is well worth it and you can eat fresh fish there!
The villages of Petten and Callantsoog are located in De kop van Noord Holland, right on the coast. The cozy town of Schagen with the West Frisian folklore market on Thursdays. Bordering the Wadden Sea and the Ijselmeer, the area Wieringen with In Den Oever is the fresh fish market on Saturdays.
The North of Holland is a beautiful area to discover!
Here you will find information about Den Helder:
- How to reach the city
- What about parking
- Important addresses and telephone numbers
you can prepare your journey with the directions on this page.
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