Unmissable tourist sites
Hoorn Travel guide
Hoorn : Michelin's recommendations
Located beside the IJsselmeer, opposite the future polder of Markerwaard, Hoorn is one of the most typical ports on the old Zuiderzee, mainly devoted now to boating for pleasure. It is also a busy trading centre.
Tourist attractions Hoorn : Things to see and do
Nieuwstraat NL - 1621 Hoorn
It is in this shopping street that you will find the old town hall , with a double step-gabled façade (1613). At No. 17 is a house with Poseidon and his wife Amphitrite, accompanied by two dolphins, on its façade. These mammals, with Poseidon's tr..
Korte Achterstraat NL - 1621 Hoorn
At No. 4 in this narrow street stands the porch of the old Orphanage ( Weeshuis ), dating from 1620. A memorial stone recalls that Admiral Bossu was imprisoned in Hoorn. Not far from here, in Muntstraat (No. 4), note the house with a scrolled gable o..
NL - 1621 Hoorn
This building was once used for training archers. The central section of the façade dates from 1615. Above the porch, a bas-relief depicts the martyrdom of St. Sebastian, patron saint of archers.
Kleine Oost 5 NL - 1621 GR Hoorn
De Magneet is located along the harbor of Hoorn, within walking distance of the city centre. The hotel has a private parking and an intimate café. The train station is a 13-minute walk away and offers connections to Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and T..
Breed 23 NL - 1621 KA Hoorn
This family-run hotel is located on one of the main shopping streets in the centre of Hoorn and offers rooms with retro-style décor and free Wi-Fi. De Posthoorn has a roof terrace and is only 550 metres from Hoorn Railway Station. Hotel De Posthoorn..
Breed 31-33 NL - 1621 KA Hoorn
De Keizerskroon is located in the heart of the historic centre of Hoorn. Set in an old town mansion, it features modern rooms with private bathrooms, free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The rooms are decorated with design furnishings and feature fl..
Oude Doelenkade 7 NL - 1621 BH Hoorn
Fish lovers should make a beeline for this restaurant, which features dishes such as lobster and crab served with parsnip cappuccino or risotto. The dining room has the feel of a beach hut, adding to the overall maritime experience.
Oude Doelenkade 5 NL - 1621 BH Hoorn
An old house with a modern décor across from the Binnenhaven. The chef is fond of exotic spices. The proprietress is an oenologist. Mini cruises available upon request.
Kleine Noord 53 NL - 1621 JE Hoorn
Asian restaurant with a modern atmosphere serving an appetising menu of Chinese, Thai and Japanese cuisine. Run by the new generation (Madame Cheung's daughter and son-in-law).
Nieuwendam 2 NL - 1621 AP Hoorn
A former warehouse with a charming façade on a quay in old Hoorn, near a drawbridge and the Hoofdtoren. Rustic bistro-style restaurant upstairs. Traditional regional menu.
West 52 NL - 1621 AW Hoorn
Up-to-date cuisine in a restaurant located between the port and the town centre. Porto barrels in the entrance, open kitchen, attentive service and intimate atmosphere with soft lighting. Try the set menu.
Schuijteskade 5 NL - 1621 DE Hoorn