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

Kunst op de Friesebrug Alkmaar 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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City tours, excursions and tickets in Alkmaar and surroundings

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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

Sites around Alkmaar from our surveys on extreme Earth places

Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum

From the series “Strange, Weird and Unusual Museums Amusing its Visitors”
Some museum rooms are dedicated to breeding the exhibits - here the various hemp varieties cultivated by the museum staff grow. Since 2003, the large and constantly updated collection of exhibits has been located in the new building, not far from Dam Square. Today, the museum's guests can see more than 6,000 unique exhibits. Although the theme of the museum is quite contradictory and controversial, the numerous tourists have been receiving it for several years. It must be borne in mind that the children under 13 years of age can visit the museum of marijuana free of charge, but only accompanied by adults. … Read further

Castle Muiderslot

From the series “Impressive Castles and Palaces Located on Water”
Its name is one of the most interesting stages of the history of the castle. Peter Hoft was interested in the literature and therefore made the majestic castle a literary salon. Outstanding writers and poets, including Jacobs Kats and Bredero have visited the castle. Among the other well-known guests is the world-famous painter Maria Tesselschade Visscher. At this period, the magnificent gardens on the castle's dungeon, which inspired many writers. … Read further

Lute Suites Hotel

From the series “Best industrial-style loft hotels”
Interesting design accessories were used in the design of the hotel. A collection of original upholstered furniture, as well as paintings and other works of art in the style of pop art, is collected in it. Even though the loft hotel in Amsterdam is relatively small, there are many additional services available to its guests. They can visit the national cuisine restaurant and bar. An unusual "training kitchen" is also available at the hotel. The chef of the restaurant conducts cooking classes for guests every day. They can learn how to cook popular national dishes during such masterclasses. … Read further
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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. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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