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Because of the coronavirus, all events have been canceled (or postponed) until September 1. Museums, restaurants, bars, sportclubs are closed until May 19.


5 reasons to visit Alkmaar this year

In our city full of courtyards, canals, dozens of terraces and of course the world famous cheese market you are guaranteed to be surprised

Cheese Markets

What's more Dutch than a traditional Cheese Market? Alkmaar has the most famous, biggest and oldest one!



Culture & Musea

Alkmaar has a large variety of museums, from the history of the city to music from back in the days. Here you can find an overview!



Discover what you can do in Alkmaar during your stay. Here's a selection of our key events.




Alkmaar has been in the Top 10 of Dutch shopping destinations for years. You will find all the big chains, but also plenty of smaller boutique shops. 

Food & Drinks

Are you looking for a great restaurant in Alkmaar? On this page you will find an overview of the Alkmaar restaurants, brasseries, caf├ęs and eateries.



Are you planning to visit Alkmaar? Make sure you know everything about where to stay in Alkmaar.



Are you coming to Alkmaar by car? Check this page to find further information about the accessibilty and parking in our city centre.


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