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Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Alkmaar, Holland your home away from home

Holidaymakers looking for a fun packed vacation near the coast in Northern Europe should pay a visit to Alkmaar in Holland. This wonderful city is located in the northern half of the country and has many things for holidaymakers to do. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, apartments, cottages and campsites.

Things to do on holiday to Alkmaar, Holland

Alkmaar is close to a wonderful sandy beach at Egmond aan Zee en Bergen aan Zee, which is ideal for sunbathing and taking a swim in the sea. Watersports are popular on the Dutch coast, especially surfing. There are some very scenic areas for hikers to explore including the wide beaches and sand dunes of the west coast. Several trails can be found in the northern peninsula of Holland, which are ideal for hikers and cyclists. There are several golf courses in the area including De Noordhollandse Golfclub and Vermeulen Golf, where there are also tennis courts. Visitors can also try fishing, clay pigeon shooting, canoeing and mountain biking here. There are many bars, cafes and restaurants in the city with a variety of dining options including local dishes and some international cuisine too. A good range of shopping can be found in Alkmaar with many places for self catering holidaymakers to purchase food and drink with cheese a speciality here. Tourists will also find markets and stores selling gifts and souvenirs in the city.

Places to visit on holiday to Alkmaar, Holland

There are many interesting historic places to visit in and around Alkmaar such as churches, castles and windmills. The city boasts several museums too such as the cheese museum and the Alkmaar Municipal Museum. One of the most popular tourist attractions in the city is the cheese market at the Waagplein. The capital city Amsterdam and The Hague are within easy reach by car and are well worth a visit. In spring time a must see place is Keukenhof in Lisse, which is an 80 acre park of winding paths, gurgling streams, placid ponds and magnificent flowering bulbs including tulips, daffodils and hyacinths.

Weather in Alkmaar, Holland

The warmest time of the year in this part of Holland is July and August when the average high temperature is 21 degrees centigrade. Winters are cold with January and February averaging just a high of 6 degrees centigrade and a low of 1 degree. October is usually the wettest month of the year with an average of 100mm rainfall, but rain can fall any time of the year.

Travel to Alkmaar, Holland

Alkmaar is just 45 kilometres from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS). Flights arrive in Amsterdam from many international cities via various airlines including the largest one based here, KLM. Those cities include Athens, Berlin, Dubai, Geneva, Hong Kong, Johannesburg, Lisbon, London

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                                                                                                    It is beautiful - light and airy. We loved it and will return.

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We stayed at Loft Gillian as a family of five (grandparents, adult children, and 18 year old grandson). The apartment was very conveniently located and absolutely lovely. We enjoyed our stay greatly and will return on our next trip to visit family in the area. Loft Gillian is over a crepe shop and not only did we enjoy stopping in for crepes but we also really enjoyed the proprietor of the shop. Lovely people, lovely setting and spacious apartment.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 22-Jul-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                    Delightful Alkmaar Apartment

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    The apartment is very comfortable, spacious and light filled with everything one needs for a holiday stay. It is well situated in the Old Town of Alkmaar with bustling plazas, restaurants and bars close by. Amsterdam can be reached by train in only 40 minutes - perfect for exploring the big city without a car. It is also within easy driving distance of the Polder Region and its interesting towns, as well as Edam, Hoorn, Zannse Schans and other areas in North Holland. The Cheese Market every Friday in Alkmaar is well worth seeing. We were fortunate to be in Alkmaar while the annual festival of Kaeskoppenstad was occurring, when the town celebrates an event which happened in 1573, and is completely transformed into a town of that time with hundreds of locals dressed up as characters from the period and everyone getting into the spirit of the event. A real highlight of our stay! Jan and Chantal, the hosts, are very friendly and helpful, and we would certainly recommend this apartment to others travelling to Holland.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 13-Jul-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Jun 2016

                                                                                                    Fantastic and cozy

                                                                                                    5 of 5
                                                                                                    We spent some awesome time in this gem. Lots of room, generous kitchen stuff. We were only 3 persons but would come back with also 5 if not even 6 people and be ok. Cozy is one word, and feeling at home certainly another that comes to mind when thinking back on our stay here. Hope it will be available the next time we visit the Netherlands. Thanks Martin for the help with the key :). Hope to see you soon again.
                                                                                                    • Review Submitted: 04-Jan-2016
                                                                                                    • Date of Stay: Dec 2015