"Alkmaar" Alkmaar by tini58de
Alkmaar Travel Guide: 125 reviews and 345 photos
After three days in Amsterdam, we headed north to Alkmaar, which is a fantastic place for a vacation!
You have a little bit of everything:
the city is very picturesque, has many fine museums and during the summer the famous Alkmaar Cheese Market is held every Friday from 10 - 12!
Other than that Alkmaar is only some 10 km away from the North Sea, 30 km from the Ijsselmeer and 40 km north of Amsterdam - so everything is within reach!
In the middle ages this was the St. Maria Magdalena monastery, which was given up by 1500. In 1572 the govenor of the... more travel advice
Alkmaar is a small and pretty city in North Holland, not far from the sea, famous for its cheese and its history: it... more travel advice
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