Things to see and do - Haarlem
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Haarlem Travel guide
Haarlem : Michelin's recommendations
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 NL - 2011 ES Haarlem
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 NL - 2011 Haarlem
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 NL - 2011 CH Haarlem
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 : 100 €
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..
Grote Markt 27 NL - 2011 RC Haarlem
Carillon Hotel is renowned for its central position at one of Holland’s beautiful squares in the heart of the city, close to the main traffic routes to Amsterdam and Zandvoort. The train station is a 5-minute walk away and from here you can reach Ams..
Damstraat 10 NL - 2011 HA Haarlem
Prix Prices from : 90 €
Amrâth Grand Hotel Frans Hals is ideally located in the centre of Haarlem, at walking distance from all tourist sites. There is free Wi-Fi. The spacious rooms and suites have extra long beds and a flat-screen TV with DVD player. Luxurious bathrobes ..
Lange Veerstraat 45 NL - 2011 DA Haarlem
This fun restaurant's approach is to combine and create flavours by experimenting until it comes up with one fixed menu for the month. Each time, Truffels succeeds in producing delicious, contemporary cuisine at reasonable prices. Don't miss out!
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..
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.
Lange Veerstraat 11 NL - 2011 DA Haarlem
It is well worth booking a place at the chef's table in this modern brasserie. Chef Jaring works with fantastic produce and dares to surprise with his combinations, while never losing the subtle harmony between ingredients and flavours. All-inclusive..
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..
Spaarne 96 NL - 2011 CL Haarlem
Master Chef Imko Binnerts and his team create delicious fresh fish and seafood cuisine. There is also a choice of 'culibites' that allow guests to taste smaller dishes at reasonable prices. A beautiful loft-style restaurant with real appeal. Don't he..
Kleine Houtstraat 70 NL - 2011 DR Haarlem
Rustic-modern restaurant in a former (17C) pawn shop. Ambitious contemporary cuisine. Attractive courtyard terrace in summer.