Destination guide

The charming city of Castricum awaits you

The beaches and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Castricum. This romantic city attracts visitors thanks to its shopping and restaurants. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Castricum

Are you looking for top things to see and do in the city? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Castricum a fun place to get away to. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (12.3 mi / 19.8 km)
  • Vlindertuin Vlindorado (14.5 mi / 23.3 km)
  • NDSM Werf (14.8 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Linnaeushof (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (16.3 mi / 26.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Castricum

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Castricum is a great place to spend some time outside. These are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hortus Botanicus (16.9 mi / 27.3 km)
  • Artis (17.2 mi / 27.7 km)
  • Egmond aan Zee Beach (4.6 mi / 7.4 km)
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Bergen-aan-Zee Beach (7.3 mi / 11.8 km)
  • Noordhollands Duinreservaat (7.5 mi / 12 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Castricum

Fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), the closest airport, located 17.7 mi (28.4 km) from the city centre.

If you'd prefer to travel by train, the main station serving the city is Castricum Station.

Where to stay around Municipality of Castricum?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,147 holiday lettings near Municipality of Castricum. From 581 Houses to 88 Bungalows, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Municipality of Castricum area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Municipality of Castricum?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Municipality of Castricum. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Castricum Station: 2,740 holiday homes
  • Limmen: 1,084 holiday homes
  • Akersloot: 1,101 holiday homes
  • De Woude: 1,005 holiday homes
  • Bakkum: 688 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Municipality of Castricum! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Municipality of Castricum?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Municipality of Castricum with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Limmen: 1,084 holiday lettings
  • Akersloot: 1,101 holiday lettings
  • De Woude: 1,005 holiday lettings
  • Bakkum: 688 holiday lettings
  • Amsterdam: 1,765 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Municipality of Castricum?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Municipality of Castricum. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Castricum Station: 2,740 holiday rentals
  • Amsterdam Central Station: 2,202 holiday rentals
  • Dam Square: 1,111 holiday rentals
  • Zandvoort Beach: 2,460 holiday rentals
  • Haarlem Station: 2,942 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Municipality of Castricum listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.