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City break in Alkmaar. Active leisure ideas for Alkmaar - attractions, recreation and nightlife

The city of Alkmaar will satisfy the desires and tastes of tourists of all the ages. Besides attractions and shopping facilities, you will be able to indulge in an immense world of entertainment and vibrant nightlife. Find out about the most interesting events, visit a stunning musical or listen to live music in a cozy jazz club. The best pop stars and local DJs, trendy bars and concert venues - all the brightest events of the Alkmaar nightlife are waiting for you. The world of entertainment of a big city is so diverse that everyone, regardless of their tastes and preferences, will find something to their liking. La Bodega nightclub is the favorite night institution among local people. Here you will be able to enjoy numerous thematic parties, complemented with great music and exquisite cocktail and wine cart. In the luxurious Grand Hotel Alkmaar, you will be able to enjoy a hot night in the famous X-Press bar.
1. The historic city center is easily accessible by public transport. Those who're planning to visit the suburban areas of Alkmaar and travel by train are advised to buy tickets in special … Open
Tourists, as well as locals, enjoy walking along the beautiful streets, canals and amazing architectural sights. Here you can appreciate and admire the magnificence of the city. If you prefer outdoor activities, the best choice for you is to rent a bike, organize a self-guided excursion and explore the picturesque city of Alkmaar. If you prefer the leadership of the professional guide, take one of the numerous cycling tours. Local people like to play gold and if you share this field of interest, do not hesitate and check out one of the golf courses near large hotels. Here you will also discover luxurious tennis courts and facilities for bowling. Shopping is an outstanding activity, especially when it comes to local antique shops. They can be found near the St. Lawrence Cathedral. Here you can purchase both old paintings, and elegant decorations for the house, as well as many other antiques that will interest even the experienced collectors. Speaking about shopping trips, it is worth mentioning the famous markets of Alkmaar with numerous tents with cheese and fish. In the cheese market, the best sorts of homemade cheese are presented, and on fish, you can buy fresh seafood and delicacies at low prices.
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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Alkmaar
♥   National Park 'Zuid-Kennemerland' , 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Duinen van Texel' , 49.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 77.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Weerribben-Wieden' , 86.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Alde Feanen' , 95.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Alkmaar
♥   Amusement park 'Amsterdam Dungeon' Amsterdam, 30.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sprookjeswonderland' Enkhuizen, 37.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Oud Valkeveen' Naarden, 47.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Duinrell' Wassenaar, 59.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Madurodam' Den Haag, 66.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Alkmaar
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 59.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 66.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 91.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 99.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 118.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Alkmaar
♥   Restaurant 'De Ware Jacob' Bergen. Type - Modern cuisine. 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'DjaDjan' Bergen. Type - Indonesian. 5.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Onder de Linde' Bergen. Type - Modern cuisine. 5.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Merlet' Schoorl. Type - Modern cuisine. 8.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Huize Koningsbosch' Castricum. Type - French|Traditional cuisine. 9.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in Alkmaar and surroundings

Sites around Alkmaar from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum

From the series “15 unofficial man-made wonders of the world”
In recent years, the museum's collection replenished with a variety of unusual sculptures. The layout of the Earth and a huge statue of Shiva are among the most impressive ones. Visit to the amazing museum in Amsterdam promises to be not only memorable, but also very informative event. Guests will learn about using fluorescence in contemporary art, industry and even marketing. They will understand how the thinnest ray of light is able to turn even an ordinary gray stone into a priceless piece of art. … Read further

Sauna Deco

From the series “Most extraordinary thermaes, baths and saunas in the world”
In the 1970s, the department store, which was known for its exquisite interior design, was renovated. After the renovation, most decor elements were abolished. These magnificent decor elements of the historical department store were brought into the sauna of Amsterdam. Today its visitors can go to the pool on a unique wooden staircase, over which several decades ago Parisians went shopping. Tourists who decide to visit the most famous and popular sauna in the Netherlands, should observe an important rule - wearing a bathing suit in sauna is strictly prohibited … Read further
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City break ideas for neighbours of Alkmaar

Guide to your best city break in Alkmaar - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Alkmaar - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Alkmaar?' disappears immediately.
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