"Packing List" Haarlem Packing List Tip by sandravdp

Haarlem What to Pack: 7 reviews and 5 photos


Luggage and bags: Backpack or suitcase. Camping sometimes is possible in summer at the farmerarea just outside Haarlem (for example at Liewegje). More info: touristoffice VVV, next to the trainstation.

Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Autumn: warm clothes and a raincoat / umbrella. Also bring a sjwal! Winter: warm clothes, also gloves and sjwals! Spring: warm and light clothes, remember it also rains in springtime. Summer: light clothes! A sweater, pair of trousers and an umbrella just to make sure. Sometimes it gets a little colder.

Temperatures & weatherconditions:
autumn: fog, rain, strong wind 15-8 degrees Celcius (sept-nov.); winter: fog, snow, freezing, rain, wind 5-minus5 degrees and occasionaly minus 10 degrees Celcius (dec-feb); spring: rain, sometimes warm sun, light wind, rain, occasionally some snow in the beginning of springtime, 5-15 degrees Celcius (march-may); summer: warm, sunny, sometimes rain and a bit of wind , 15-25/30 degrees Celcius (june-august).

Toiletries and Medical Supplies: All medicines you can find at the local stores like Booths, Kruidvat and Etos. They have headeachepills, stomachpills, creams, plasters etc. etc. For other medication: apothekers (as we call it)are more official medicationhouses, people can get their medicines here on doctors description, but some medicines are also sold without description when officialy possible.

Photo Equipment: You can get everything for your camera here. Filmdevelopment and printing is also possible, even within an hour.

Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: Tent (waterproof), sleepingbag (if you go camping). Beach: towel, bottle of water (though beaches have good snack and drinkplaces too), suncream, sunglasses.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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