You also want to make a city trip and stroll a bit in the streets? From Castricum Train Station (free parking), you can reach the lively center of Alkmaar in 15 minutes. Enjoy a shopping day or enjoy a local meal.
Alkmaar is known for the cheese market, which takes place on the Waagplein in Alkmaar from the first Friday in April to the last Friday in September! The cheese makers roll the cheese across the marketplace and the cheese girls explain what happens. You want to know more about the cheese market?
Would you like to spend a day in beautiful downtown Alkmaar and visit the beautiful shops? In Alkmaar there are plenty of opportunities for shopping. Would you rather have a cup of coffee on one of the cozy terraces? That is certainly possible! Are you curious about the city center of Alkmaar and the events?
Museums & monuments
Alkmaar is a city with a lot of history, which is reflected in the beautiful city center and the museums. Take, for example, the Stedelijk Museum, the cheese museum or the house with the ball. Are you curious about what to do and see in the city? Look at the website!
See Alkmaar from the water? No problem! In Alkmaar there are various possibilities for boat trips. During a trip on the boat a guide will tell you everything you want to know about the city and its rich history. You want to know more about it?
It's great weather, but you would rather not go to the beach? The Alkmaarder See is the perfect place. On this lake is enough space for rest in the water. You can swim, enjoy the sun or sail on the water! Would you like more information about Alkmaarder?