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Printable maps of Alkmaar

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Interactive maps of hiking and biking routes around Alkmaar

1. You can zoom in/out using your mouse wheel, as well as move the map of Alkmaar with your mouse.
2. This interactive map presents two modes: 'Biking Routes' and 'Hiking Routes'. Use the '+' button on the map to switch between them.

Railway and landscape maps of Alkmaar area

This Alkmaar map has two modes: 'Railway Network' and 'Landscape & Rural Map'. Use the '+' button on the map to navigate.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Alkmaar and surroundings

Netherlands - moving around the country

To travel around the city and the suburbs, tourists are recommended to choose buses, trams, and trolleybuses. Almost all cities have night transport. Absolutely all cities are divided into certain transport zones, and this should be taken into account when buying a ticket. It is much more profitable to buy reusable tickets that offer unlimited number of rides within the prepaid travel zone. Travelers can buy a ticket at any kiosk or directly from the driver. In Amsterdam, 4 lines of the subway and several ferry lines are available in addition to the above mentioned public transport. Water transport is no longer focused on transportation, but on tours, so the cost of tickets is much higher. … Open

Overview of festivals and celebrations in Netherlands

Every year on November 20-24, there is a traditional cannabis festival in Amsterdam. During the festival, coffeeshops compete in different categories. They reveal the best varieties of marijuana, hashish, the best beer or cupcakes based on marijuana. The quality is accessed by judges. Anyone can be a judge for just 200 euros. Jury members personally taste all the proposed options and, based on personal feelings, endure the verdict. Common visitors can taste different food or drinks with cannabis, buy clothes made of hemp, as well as aromatic oils or accessories for smoking. … Open

Photogallery of Alkmaar sights

Our guide to Alkmaar

Active recreation

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 … Open

Festivals and events in Alkmaar

From April to October, every Friday in Alkmaar is a special day. During this time, a cozy and quiet city turns into a center of attraction for tourists from all over the world. Just like several centuries ago, Alkmaar serves as the only and main venue for the famous Cheese Market, or Kaasmarkt. The cheese was produced in Alkmaar back in 1365, and in 1593 it officially received the title of cheese producer. Since 1939 … Open

Hotels for romantic escape

The family-run Familie Hotel Alkmaar is popular among couples. Each of its five rooms is painted in shades of white and decorated with exquisite wooden finish. Due to the large windows, premises are always perfectly lit; some rooms have a small window in the bathroom. An ideal room for lovers is on the top floor. Its most unusual element is the large window in the ceiling placed directly above a huge snow-white bed. … Open

Advices for travellers

4. A popular city transport is a bicycle, traveling on which is much more convenient than by car. The city has a huge number of bicycle rentals, and the most expensive are those that are located near large hotels. Special bicycle paths are laid along all major roads, and next to many city attractions, restaurants, and shopping malls, you can find specially-equipped bicycle parking. 5. You can rent … Open

Shopping, streets and outlets

In Alkmaar there are a few large shopping complexes, but the choice of small shops with different types of goods is more than worthy. A very popular one is Van Haren. It offers customers high-quality brand bags at the most attractive prices. The average cost of handbags from the latest collections is only 20 euros. In this store, both women and men can choose new bags. The city has some excellent bookstores. Firma … Open

Stylish hotels

Aparthotel Alkmaar Station Apartments also has very unusual interior. This place offers customers two individually designed rooms. Each has design furniture in black and white, as well as luxurious armchairs upholstered in bright fabrics. The bedroom has a bed dressed in bright linens; the walls are adorned with colorful and vivid paintings. An elegant table lamp with shade and round club-style chandeliers make … Open - 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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