Things to see and do - Haarlem
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Located on the Spaarne, Haarlem is the historic capital of the county of Holland and the main town in the province of Noord Hollande. Fortified in the 12C, it was the residence of the counts of Holland. It is also the centre of a large region for the cultivation of flowers. The painter Frans Hals (around 1582-1666) spent his childhood here.
Tourist attractions Haarlem : Things to see and do
Groot Heiligland 62
Since 1913, this museum has occupied the former hospice for the elderly (1608). Devoted mainly to the work of Frans Hals, paintings of civic guards and regents give visitors a clear idea of his evolution as a painter. The museum also has many works b..
Oude Groenmarkt 23
This huge 15C church is topped by a superb 80m high lantern tower, made of wood covered with lead (where the nave and transept cross). Admire the cedar vault (nave and choir) inside. A number of famous people have been laid to rest here, among them t..
Spaarne (l’entrée se situe Nauwe Appelaarsteeg 3) 16
This museum, the oldest in the Low Countries (1779), was created thanks to the legacy of P. Teyler van der Hulst, a Haarlem manufacturer of broadcloth and silk goods (18 C) who devoted his fortune to promoting the sciences and the arts. Its beautiful..
Korte Veerstraat 40 NL - 2011 CL Haarlem
Prix Prices from : 110 €
Haarlem Hotelsuites offers spacious and homey accommodation in Haarlem’s city centre. There is free Wi-Fi and shops and restaurants are only steps away. The Haarlem Hotelsuites are large and decorated in style. Each has a luxurious bathroom and coff..
Korte Veerstraat 1 NL - 2011 CL Haarlem
Offering nice views of the Haarlem city centre surroundings, the spacious Brasss Hotel Suites feature luxury amenities and large bathrooms. Guests benefit from free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. Each room has a rain-shower, a flat-screen TV with DVD p..
Langeveerstraat 36 NL - 2011 DB Haarlem
Joops City Centre Hotel offers a range of accommodation with free Wi-Fi in the centre of Haarlem less than 50 metres from the Grote Markt. It is part of Ambassador City Centre Hotel. All hotel rooms have a private bathroom. The apartments and studio..
Twijnderslaan 7 NL - 2012 BG Haarlem
This restaurant boasts a striking decor of fabric ceiling lights and fish paintings on the walls. It is immediately clear from the menu why the place is called 'Fris' ('fresh' in Dutch). The original textures and combinations of ingredients taste del..
Spaarne 96 NL - 2011 CL Haarlem
Ratatouille is housed in a beautiful, typical warehouse. The combination of top ingredients by chef Jaring creates a wonderful surprise. He repeatedly succeeds in creating delicious harmony between components and flavours, and shows his true flare in..
Lange Veerstraat 45 NL - 2011 DB Haarlem
This fun restaurant's approach is to combine and create flavours by experimenting until it comes up with one set menu for the month. Each time, Truffels succeeds in producing delicious, contemporary cuisine at reasonable prices. Don't miss out!
Frankestraat 17 NL - 2011 HT Haarlem
Cosy authentic trattoria in a calm little street. Surprise menus, à la carte and changing daily suggestions, all based on extremely fresh quality produce.
Klokhuisplein 9 NL - 2011 HK Haarlem
This restaurant's reasonably classic cuisine changes with the seasons. It is served in a genteel atmosphere particularly fitting for the historic city of Haarlem. Informal dining in the brasserie.
Spekstraat 8 NL - 2011 HM Haarlem
Patxaran takes you on a trip to Spain in this informal, welcoming bistro. Start by choosing a few pintxos (typical Basque snacks) from the regularly replenished buffet, and then try out some tapas. The succession of flavours and textures of the fresh..
Kleine Houtstraat 70 NL - 2011 DR Haarlem
Rustic-modern restaurant in a former (17C) pawn shop. Ambitious contemporary cuisine. Attractive courtyard terrace in summer.