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The residence of the Frisian chiefs until 1289, Enkhuisen was fortified at the start of the 16C and was also one of the first towns to revolt against the Spanish. The once flourishing port (herring fishing), silted up in the 18C, completely gave up its maritime activities with the construction of the dyke on the IJsselmeer (1932). Since then the town has exploited the fertility of the land behind it by growing tulips. A dyke road links it to Lelystad.

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Tourist attractions Enkhuizen : Things to see and do

  • The Zuiderzeemuseum (the Museum of the Zuiderzee) Recommended Recommended

    Wierdijk 12-22 NL - 1601 LA Enkhuizen

    This attraction consists of an indoor museum (the Binnenmuseum) and an outdoor museum (the Buitenmuseum). The Binnenmuseum, whose main focus is the maritime activities of the region (fishing, navigation, commerce), occupies 12 buildings, including 17..

  • Drommedaris Interesting

    NL - 1601 LA Enkhuizen

    This imposing building, a remnant of the town enceinte that once overlooked the entrance to the port, today houses a restaurant. The enceinte consists of a semi-circular tower and an attached structure with a door. The bells, the work of Hemony, are ..

  • This church is flanked by a beautiful Gothic tower whose wooden pinnacle was added in the 16 C. The bells were produced by the Hemony brothers.

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Hotels Enkhuizen

  • Die Port van Cleve Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Dijk 74 NL - 1601 GK Enkhuizen

    Prix Prices from : 89 €

    Die Port van Cleve is a cosy hotel situated in the city centre of Enkhuizen, along the harbor. The train station and tourist information office are a 3-minute walk away. All rooms have a private bathroom. The outside terrace offers a view on the h..

  • Hotel Du Passage

    Paktuinen 8 NL - 1601 GD Enkhuizen

    Hotel du Passage is situated in the centre of picturesque Enkhuizen. The train station is only 300 meters away. The hotel rooms are basic in style with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi. The terrace is a nice place to relax and offers a view on the..

  • Het Wapen van Enkhuizen Three stars Three stars Three stars

    Breedstraat 59 NL - 1601 KB Enkhuizen

    Prix Prices from : 70 €

    Located in Enkhuizen in the harbour area nearby the lake Ijsselmeer, Het Wapen van Enkhuizen offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Zuiderzeemuseum is 180 metres away. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV and a seating area. Coffee/tea fa..

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