Fancy a day of shopping? Shopping with an historic backdrop. In the small, compact and accessible town centre you will find all the big chains, but also plenty of smaller boutique shops. Looking for nice gifts, clothes, care products, toys, books or shoes? You will find it all here! In Alkmaar, the shops are open 7 days a week.
In the citycentre of Alkmaar you will find the big chain stores at ‘De Langestraat’ and ‘De Laat’, the large shoppingstreets of the city. In the more narrow streets nearby you will find smaller and local boutiqueshops.
Alkmaar has an old area called ‘The Old city’ which exists of the Fnidsen, Hekelstraat(street), De Appelsteeg (Apple alley) and De Mient. These streets were in the 19th century the centre of craftmanship. Nowadays you will find unique shops in these small caracteristic streets.
A footbridge in Alkmaar connects the citycentre and ‘Overstad’, a shopping area. Overstad has the largest home interior retailpark of the north of province North-Holland.