Things to see and do - Haarlem
Unmissable tourist sites
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, whose evolution can be traced in eight paintings of civic guards and regents. The museum also has many works by other painter..
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..
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..
Damstraat 10 NL - 2011 HA Haarlem
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 ..
Grote Markt 27 NL - 2011 RC Haarlem
Prix Prices from : 40 €
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..
Spaarne 96 NL - 2011 CL Haarlem
A fine looking former brewer's house, where chef Imko Binnerts and his team produce seasonal seafood dishes (fish and shellfish). Open kitchen. Loft-style décor.
Kleine Houtstraat 70 NL - 2011 DR Haarlem
Rustic-modern restaurant in a former (17C) pawn shop. Ambitious contemporary cuisine. Attractive courtyard terrace in summer.
Twijnderslaan 7 NL - 2012 BG Haarlem
Contemporary cuisine in a serene setting with plain wood tables, light-coloured chairs and walls, and clever lighting. Cocktail bar and front terrace with director's chairs.
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.
Baan 7 NL - 2012 DB Haarlem