Things to see and do - Medemblik
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Medemblik Travel guide
Medemblik : Michelin's recommendations
When it received its City Charter in 1289, Medemblick became the Capital of Western Friesland. Once a part of the Hanseatic League, today it is the one of the "dead towns" of the old Zuiderzee. To the north of the town is the Ir pumping station. Lely is the most important of the stations which keep this polder dry. A tourist railway ( stoomstram ) links the town to Hooorn while a boat service runs between Medemblik and Enkhuizen.
Tourist attractions Medemblik : Things to see and do
NL - 1671 Medemblik
Along this basin (Eastern basin), you will see many old façades. Those at numbers 22, 43 and 44 are decorated with sculpted stones. From the end of the quay, there is an attractive view over the IJsselmeer.
NL - 1671 AM Medemblik
This castle, built in the 8C by Radboud (King of the Friesians), stands on the opposite side to the Oosterhaven. It was fortified around 1288 by the Count of Holland Floris V, who transformed it to hold the inhabitants of western Friesland, who had j..
Westerhaven NL - 1671 Medemblik
This quay, which borders one of the main port basins (Westerhaven: west basin), has some attractive houses. Especially noteworthy are those at nos 9 to 14, with stepped gables, and those at nos 16 and 20. In the Torenstraat, which goes away from the ..
Zuiderkwelweg 1 NL - 1771 SG Medemblik
Restinn Medemblik is a unique hotel situated in the compound of a long-established farmhouse. Enjoy traditional hospitality in the picturesque Dutch countryside. The hotel offers cabins for 2 persons, situated directly on the farmyard. They are comf..
Nieuwe Haven 2 NL - 1619 JW Andijk
Pleasant location at the marina of Andijk on the first floor of the harbour master's office. Terrace with a view on the ships. Cheerful trendy interior and open kitchen. Lounge and small bar.
Buurtje 4 NL - 1619 JR Andijk
The green tower of this beautiful little church (1667) catches the eye, while the resolutely modern interior comes as a surprise. The cuisine combines influences from different corners of the world in delicious, modern dishes. Guests can even create ..
Oosterhaven 1 NL - 1671 AA Medemblik