Medemblik is the oldest city in West Friesland. In 1289 it obtained city rights from Floris V of Holland, who had just submitted West Freisland to countial authority. In the center you will find modern and historical brothers side by side. Beautiful yachts and historic ships of the brown fleet moor in the modern harbors of the historic city center. Sitting on one of the terraces you can watch all the hustle and bustle on the water from behind a nice drink.
Medemblik is located in Noord-Holland on the IJselmeer. A beautiful city that is definitely worth a visit. Around Medemblik are numerous villages, all of which are worth a visit.
Whether you want a day at the beach, fresh air, sailing, cycling or just shopping? everything is possible in Medemblik. If you want to go out, you can make beautiful walking or cycling trips along the beach on the IJselmeer. You can visit the ports or you can visit the beautiful recreational area. Visit 1 of the Museums in Medemblik. Or enjoy a day with your Children in the Indoor Playground of Fun Festijn. There is something to do for everyone. Would you like to enjoy the surroundings longer, a weekend away or for a longer holiday? There are B & Bs, Hotels and Camping / Bungelow parks where you can enjoy a comfortable bed.
A nice day of shopping? Then you can get started in Medemblik! Here you will find the special boutiques, the special gift and interior shops and delicacies. There is a wide range of shops. They also have a nice shopping center "De Boogerd". Enough choice for everyone.
Medemblik is rich in many restaurants. From breakfast, lunch dinner and a quick snack. With their many catering establishments in this beautiful area, there is something for everyone.
The city has many museums; Radboud Castle, dating from the end of the 13th century, occupies a prominent place. At the Bakery Museum, the most delicious delicacies are baked according to traditional methods and at the Steam Engine Museum you can learn all about the development of the steam engine. Medemblik is also a stopping place for the Hoorn-Medemblik steam tram.
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