Alkmaar is known as the city of cheese in Holland, but that title covers only part of what the town has to offer. It has a beautiful old centre with many historic monuments, great shopping districts and countless welcoming terraces, cafes and restaurants for every budget. Alkmaar also has a range of interesting museums, including the Stedelijk Museum, Beer Museum, Beatles Museum and naturally the Cheese Museum. If you want to get out of the city for a while, the beach and dunes are just fifteen minutes away.

A day in Alkmaar
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Typical Alkmaar

Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar

Experience the city’s history and the Golden Age at Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar!

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Food & drink experiences

Holiday home Stelpje

Experiencing spring in Holland from your own cottage in natural surroundings.

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