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Family trip to Alkmaar with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

In miniature Alkmaar, there is not much entertainment for children. However, it is still possible to plan an interesting family entertainment program. One of the main symbols of the city is cheese, which has been produced for many years in local historic factories and farms. Not surprisingly, one of the most unusual and interesting city museums is dedicated to cheese – Dutch Cheese Museum. A visit to this museum will be interesting with children of any age. They will definitely like realistic figures of cows. They will be able to see the old equipments that were used to make cheese hundreds of years ago and most importantly - to try the best varieties of local cheese, which is famous all over the world.
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Fans of active entertainment in Alkmaar will have the opportunity to visit the ice rink De Meent Bauerfeind, the main guests of which are vacationers with children. This skating rink is located in the sports complex of the same name and is covered. So, you can visit it at any time of the year. Also in the center, there is an excellent pool and a lot of sports grounds that are also available to all visitors.
In the city, there is a beautiful zoo Alkmaarderhout en Westerhout. Both adults and children will get a lot of fun from the visit. The zoo is beautifully decorated. Animals in it stroll through spacious enclosures with a green lawn, in which many trees and other live plants grow. On the territory of the zoo, there are several artificial lakes with fish. The distinctive feature of the zoo is a rich collection of exotic birds. Here you can also see fabulously beautiful peacocks, and miniature birds that live in the rainforests. For small visitors, playgrounds are situated in the zoo. They will be able to feed the friendliest inhabitants of the animal world. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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For those who want to diversify the family vacation with unusual entertainment, it is worth going to the center of Alkmaar Citytours. It organizes the most interesting boat excursions on the channels of Alkmaar. They are also popular family entertainment. During the water excursion, you can see many beautiful areas and iconic sights of the city, which is not so interesting to explore during hiking.
The De Hoornse Vaart Sports Center remains a favorite destination for travelers with children. It has a large indoor water park with special pools for children, a lot of colorful hills and other attractions. In addition, playgrounds are built directly in the pools for the smallest visitors. In the center, there is an excellent cafe, so you can relax in it with comfort all day.
A great addition to the rest will be a visit to the cinema Vue Bioscoop, which is considered one of the best in the city. It shows the most modern films. You can choose the right one for family viewing. For young visitors in the cinema, there is always a favorable system of discounts. Economical tourists are best placed to visit the cinema on a weekday.
Theater en Filmhuis Provadja Verdonkenoord Alkmaar When you want to diversify your holiday with an interesting cultural event, you can go with the whole family to inspect the old mill Molen van Groot, which has survived in the city. Today, it has been converted into an interesting museum. The mill managed to preserve almost all the original equipments. There is a mill on the river bank, in one of the most picturesque areas of the city. If the mere inspection alone does not seem enough, you can go on an exciting river trip. In the warm season tourist boats always cruise on the river.
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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
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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
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Aquariums in Alkmaar and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Scheveningen, 66.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' , 66.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' , 81.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Aqua Zoo Friesland' , 99.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Burgers Zoo' Arnhem, 104.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Alkmaar
♥   Zoo 'Artis' Amsterdam, 31.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Vogelpark Avifauna' Alphen aan den Rijn, 55.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' Harderwijk, 66.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dierenpark & reptielenhuis de Oliemeulen' Tilburg, 67.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'ReptielenZOO SERPO' Delft, 71.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Interesting places to visit with children around Alkmaar

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Alkmaar - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Alkmaar, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Alkmaar for families with children.
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