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Make a self catering cottage or holiday rental in Medemblik, Netherlands your home away from home

Medemblik is the smallest and oldest town in Ijsselmeer with two busy harbours guarded by the Radboud Castle. The town dates back to the 7th century and is full of historic charm and things to do.

Things to Do in Medemblik, Netherlands

Located on the stretch of water known as the Ijsselmmer, the Hinterm Damm Beach is within easy reach of Medemblik holiday rentals and is ideal for kitesurfing, walking, sunbathing and swimming. Visitors can take a boat trip to neighbouring Hoorn or rent your own boat for a day and sail on the nearby canals. This historic town relives its history with a Heritage Steam Engine ride, a Dutch Steam Engine Museum and a hands-on Bakery Museum to visit. Play minigolf, bowling and enjoy the petting zoo at Emma Park. This flat area is ideal for hiking, cycling and exploring the surrounding small towns.

Places to Visit Around Medemblik, Netherlands

There are plenty of places to explore in the area around your Medemblik holiday cottage. Visit St Bonifaciuskerk, a 15th century Gothic hall-church with an old tower. Inside is the tomb of Lord George Murray, a Jacobite commander who escaped after the battle of Culloden and died in exile in Medemblik. The restored Castle Radboud is well worth seing as is the 17th century Weigh house, which was used for weighing cheese and now houses the local museum. Enkhuisen is an interesting place to visit just 18km along the coast from your Medemblik holiday rentals. It has shops and a fairy wonderland for children. Being so close to Amsterdam, visitors can reach this historic canal-city by car or rail. Wander around the cobbled streets, visit the world-class museums, listen to the bells of the Oude Kerk or take a boat trip along the miles of canals.

Weather in Medemblik, Netherlands

Holiday rentals in Medemblik have typical northern European weather with warm damp summers and cool rainy winters. Temperatures in July and August reach an average daily high of 22°C (72°F)/ Spring and autumn are pleasant for outdoor activities, while in winter temperatures stay just above freezing generally with daytime highs of around 5°C (41°F).

Travel to Medemblik, Netherlands

The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Medemblik is Schiphol (AMS) airport in Amsterdam which is 67 km away. It has frequent flights from all over the world including services with budget airlines Flybe, Jet2 and Easyjet. From the airport you can travel by train to Horn which is 16km away and then complete the journey by taxi or bus. Alternatively visitors can pick up a hire car and drive the journey along the A7.

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                                                                                                      Medemblik Holiday Homes & Apartments (300+)

                                                                                                       

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                                                                                                      We had a great week in the Tower House. It is a really well equipped house. It is also a great base to see the area - well located close to the shops and restaurants in Medemblik and also for exploring the wider area. We had a great time despite the incessant rain.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Sep 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Sep 2017

                                                                                                      Great accomodation in Twisk

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                                                                                                      We had another really nice stay in Twisk, would recommend to anyone!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Aug 2017