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Alkmaar Interesting : Michelin's recommendations


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.

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  • Kaasmarkt Recommended Recommended

    Waagplein NL - 1814 Alkmaar

    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.

  • Waag (Public weigh-house)

    NL - 1811 JP Alkmaar

    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 To the east, the chancel has been replaced by a Renaissance building with a finely worked gable and has, since the 19C, been embellished with a painting on volcanic ro..

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Hotels Alkmaar

  • Hotel Stad en Land Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Stationsweg 92-94 NL - 1815 CE Alkmaar

    Prix Prices from : 75 €

    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..

  • Amrâth Hotel Alkmaar

    Geestersingel 15 NL - 1815 GA Alkmaar

    Amrâth Hôtel 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..

  • Grand Hotel Alkmaar

    Gedempte Nieuwesloot 36 NL - 1811 KT Alkmaar

    This 4-star hotel is located in a historical building, in the heart of Alkmaar, where it provides tasteful design rooms with free Wi-Fi internet. The Grand Hotel Alkmaar offers luxurious accommodation in its authentic residence, which has maintained..

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