Enkhuizen

3202 Views

Enkhuizen

In the 17th century, Enkhuizen was one of the wealthiest cities of Holland. It gained power and influence as a member of the VOC. Enkhuizen’s rich history is still noticeable today as you walk through the old inner city with its numerous state mansions, canals, churches, city walls and harbors.

Read More

In the 17th century, Enkhuizen was one of the wealthiest cities of Holland. It gained power and influence as a member of the VOC. Enkhuizen’s rich history is still noticeable today as you walk through the old inner city with its numerous state mansions, canals, churches, city walls and harbors.

Highlights of Enkhuizen

Enkhuizen is a great place to walk or cycle from one monument to another. The Zuiderzee Museum is the most important museum in town. It gives you a great impression of the history of Enkhuizen and the former Zuiderzee (‘Southern Sea’). Water sports lover praise Enkhuizen for its great facilities.

Visit Enkhuizen

The local tourist information office (VVV) can provide you with several walk- and cycle tours through Enkhuizen. The town of Enkhuizen also has a good reputation when it comes down to markets and events.

What's nearby
Show on map

Authentic villages around IJsselmeer lake

Together, they form one of the most gorgeous and authentic pieces of Holland.

Read More

Discover Holland in every season

Holland is beautiful in all seasons. Find the best holiday tips for spring, summer, autumn and winter.

Read More