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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 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 ..
Niewstraat NL - 1671 Medemblik
It is mainly in this street, the main one, that Medemblick has preserved its most attractive old houses, with pretty stone façade. At no.26, there is a façade from 1613 whose lintel is adorned with four crests/ The Public weigh house ( Waag ), locat..
Oosterhaven 1 NL - 1671 AA Medemblik
Hotel Medemblik is situated in a charming town set on one of Europe's largest inland lakes, the IJsselmeer. Ideally located in the city centre, you can walk around the town and park your car for free. Guests benefit from free Wi-Fi in their room. Al..
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..