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

Harlem is happy to offer its guests a lot of exciting vacation opportunities. One of the main advantages of the city is the abundance of shops and marketplaces, strolling through which would be interesting to every tourist. Winkelcentrum Schalkwijk, Dekamarkt, and De Kunstboer stand out among major shopping pavilions. These big malls present boutiques of fashionable clothes and shoes, stylish accessories stores, jewelry and perfume salons. A lot of interesting shops can be found near the Grote Markt. That's where visitors to the city should go for memorable souvenirs.
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It is worth noting that as a memorable gift vacationers often choose locally produced cheese, which has a truly unique taste. Cheese can be bought at any local market or in a supermarket, there are also specialized cheese shops in Harlem - Kaas Winkeltje and De Kale Jonker. Before making a purchase, visitors can taste several varieties of cheese, and only after that choose the one they like.
On Saturdays and Mondays, a huge market opens on the square. Here visitors are offered to buy interesting souvenirs, home decorations, and other pleasant small things, without which no trip is complete. On Fridays, a colorful market opens on Botermarkt Square where local farmers and flower growers present their products. On the same square, you can buy flower bulbs, try national home-made treats or buy a huge bunch of tulips for loved ones. Near the Grote Markt square, there are several attractive nightlife facilities, stylish clubs, and bars that welcome guests until late at night. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Haarlem will please tourists and shoppers with a variety of specialized shops and malls. Tea drinkers and lovers of chocolate will be interested in coming by De Kale Jonker shop, which has … Open
Harlem is good for those who like walking, as numerous parks and squares remain a favorite resting place among both citizens and visitors. Those who cannot imagine vacations without visiting beauty salons and spas can be recommended to visit Sauna van Egmond wellness center. It has several spa rooms, a massage parlor, a swimming pool, and a sauna - everything you need for a proper, comfortable rest. Travelers are advised to visit Harlem in April when the Flower Festival is held here. This colorful celebration is accompanied by many interesting events.
Haarlem Harlem is also ready to please fans of active pastime. Here there is every opportunity to entertain yourself with water activities. For example, cruises can be offered by Haarlem Canal Tours, Smidtje Canal Cruises, Club Spaarne, and De Waterkoets. Trying this type of recreation is definitely worth it - besides the fact that it brings only pleasant impressions, this is a great opportunity to take a break from excessive city fuss and enjoy the tranquility that the river gives. One of the popular entertainments is kayaking, and Zeebaard Kayak Tours invites you to try your hand at this activity.
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At the mention of the Netherlands, tulips come to mind first, and the bicycle secondly. Therefore, it is best to go sightseeing by renting this type of transport. This can be done at almost every step - that's how popular it is. You can also go on a walking tour of places like Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, FlevoBirdwatching, and Haarlemmermeerse Bos. Tranquility and pacification - that's what comes to mind immediately when you see the outlines of local reserves. Besides that, you can walk along the beach - Bloemendaal Beach would be ideal for this.
Haarlem One more great type of recreation is numerous workshops where you can learn whatever you want. Thus, in Artwise, you can learn how to paint dishes, Voila Walhalla is a great place to create your own unique paintings, and Gabrielle Salvatore Classes can be visited to understand the processes of selection and production of wine. A must-have for those visiting Harlem with children is Artisklas Zoo. It is a small but very worthwhile zoo. Here you can watch raccoons, frogs, butterflies, turtles, ostriches. Those who prefer DnD games would rather appreciate The Boardroom, a center where you can enjoy the favorite pastime as well as order drinks you like.
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Tourists looking for escape quests in Harlem should head to places like Escape Haarlem, Escape Room Zandvoort, and Clever Cat Escapes. People who wish to spend time as actively as possible are welcome in Silverstone Partycenter, a place where they can try karting. SportPlaza Groenendaal is happy to invite vacationers who want to relax by swimming and washing off the dust and dirt. Fans of the "Ocean's Twelve" trilogy will be enraptured by the mere mention of the fact that it was here that some scenes from the famous movie were filmed. In particular, seeing the outlines of the main railway station, you can immediately replay familiar actions in your head.
Haarlem City Hall Fans of the divine frothy drink should definitely visit Jopenkerk Brewery to experience the atmosphere of beer making. Well, and to drink a couple of beers, of course. Those with a sweet tooth will appreciate Olala Chocola Haarlem, and for souvenirs, many people go to the best shop in town. We are talking about colorful Haarlem Souvenirs where you can find very interesting vintage things (clockwork toys, tableware, jewelry). There are also stores of global clothing brands (Zara, Mango, H&M, Suitsupply, Society Shop). Another Harlem's must-have is Grote Markt that opens on Saturday. Here you can always find herring and other fresh products.
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Say what you like, but museums in Harlem are something out of the ordinary. Before others, it is worth visiting Teylers Museum, which is considered the most atmospheric place of the Netherlands. Find out whether it bears such a nickname rightfully or not. De Hallen Haarlem is surprising from the first minutes - just look at its outlines. Going inside, art connoisseurs can lose consciousness from the abundance of interesting paintings. Museum Haarlem allows you to get closer acquainted with the life of local people, and Archeologisch Museum Haarlem should be explored by archeology buffs.
Haarlem Harlem at night is as fun-filled as in the daytime. You can go to a coffee shop - Willie Wortel's Sativa is considered the best among those presented in the city. Beer lovers spend their evenings in Uiltje Bar, go to the above-mentioned brewery or Proeflokaal De Blauwe Druif. Those who prefer to combine a great evening with a great sense of humor will be delighted with this opportunity provided by Bazinga Comedy Club, while fans of live music head to Patronaat Bar. Those who prefer wine to all other drinks should not miss the opportunity to visit Lokaal Haarlem. At the same time, Purple Pool can be an ideal place for billiards enthusiasts.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Haarlem and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Haarlem
♥   National Park 'Zuid-Kennemerland' , 7.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Utrechtse Heuvelrug' , 60.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Biesbosch' , 68.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'Duinen van Texel' , 79 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Park 'De Loonse en Drunense Duinen' , 85.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Haarlem
♥   Amusement park 'Amsterdam Dungeon' Amsterdam, 16.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Duinrell' Wassenaar, 30.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Oud Valkeveen' Naarden, 37.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Madurodam' Den Haag, 38.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Drievliet' Rijswijk, 40.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Haarlem
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 30.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 36.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 70.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 72.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 88.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Haarlem
♥   Restaurant 'Truffels' Haarlem. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Forca' Haarlem. Type - Italian. 1.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Stempels' Haarlem. Type - Modern cuisine. 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Hout' Haarlem. Type - Modern cuisine. 2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Restaurant 139' Heemstede. Type - Spanish. 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Haarlem

Guide to your best city break in Haarlem - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Haarlem - 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 Haarlem?' disappears immediately.
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