Things to see and do - Alkmaar
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Alkmaar Travel guide
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This historic town owes its current reputation to its picturesque cheese market (weekly). Alkmaar is also the main centre of the farming regions of the Noord Holland peninsula. The old town has preserved almost intact its 17C layout and many old façades within its surrounding moats. The old fortifications have been converted into a garden.
Tourist attractions Alkmaar : Things to see and do
This traditional market, which is known to date back as far as the 17C, is extremely picturesque. Visitors will find Edam and Gouda presented with care; be able to observe the buyers tasting, comparing and bargaining over the cheese before finalising..
In this 17C brewery you'll see how beer was once brewed. There is a special tasting room in the cellar.
The old chapel of Holy spirit (late 14C) was converted into a weigh house in 1582. To the east, the chancel has been replaced by a Renaissance building with a finely worked gable and has, since the 19C, been embellished with a painting on volcanic ro..
Geestersingel 15 NL - 1815 GA Alkmaar
Amrâth Hotel Alkmaar is located a short walk from the city centre. The train station is nearby, just as the Kaasmarkt, shops and the Stedelijk Museum. The hotel rooms have a bath, TV and minibar. A breakfast buffet is available in the breakfast area..
Stationsweg 92-94 NL - 1815 CE Alkmaar
Prix Prices from : 73 €
Conveniently located across from the train station and within a 10-minute walk from the old city centre of Alkmaar, Hotel Stad en Land offers rooms with free Wi-Fi. The beach of Egmond aan Zee is reachable within a 15-minute drive. Each room at Hote..
Dubbelebuurt 1 NL - 1811 KK Alkmaar
Prix Prices from : 60 €
Situated in Alkmaar, 400 metres from National Biermuseum, High5-hotel-Alkmaar features a restaurant, a wine bar and free WiFi throughout the property. Every room has a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units have views of the courtyard. Every..
Gedempte Nieuwesloot 36 NL - 1811 KT Alkmaar
Vrouwenstraat 1 NL - 1811 GA Alkmaar
The rejuvenated Battlehorse (Stokpaardje) bistro lies in a town-centre alley. There are mirrored walls, cloth-covered seats and shelves groaning with wine bottles in the dining room. Set menu.