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Alkmaar - North-Kennemerland Vacation Packages

Encounter cheese, beer and The Beatles during your captivating trip among the canals, tulips and antique monuments of this Noord Holland region.

Alkmaar is a city famous for its cheese market and soccer team. It is in the Noord Holland region in the north of the Netherlands. It attracts many travelers with its cultural events, intriguing museums and postcard-pretty canals. The city is home to one of the most successful Dutch soccer teams, AZ Alkmaar.

The region enjoys warm summers and cold winters with flurries of snow. In the summer, many residents and travelers head to one of the beaches along the country’s west coast, such as Zandvoort Beach, near Haarlem.

Find De Waag in the center of the city. It is a fascinating building with a pyramidal façade and elegant features of renaissance design. Learn about the production of various types of cheese at the Cheese Museum inside the structure. Find out about the history behind the dairy products, part of a proud tradition in the Netherlands. Haggle with local vendors for cheese at one of the markets around the site.

Take a tour through one of the oldest museums in the country, the Stedelijk Museum, which is housed in a modern structure. Browse galleries of artworks and historical exhibitions. Learn about the city’s past and its culture. Enjoy a snack at the Culture Café in the museum or peruse the museum shop.

Visit the St. Lawrence Church, which dates back to the 15th century. Explore the majestic interior and see its impressive organs, one of which is said to be the oldest in the Netherlands.

Make your way to the Boom National Beer Museum, which is hosted in a former brewery. Find out how beer is brewed and the importance of malt and yeast. See antique machinery and vehicles. Chuckle at antique beer posters and advertisements as you note the change in tone of the slogans over time. After the tour enjoy some of the final products in the De Boom Tasting Cellar beneath the museum.

Look inside the Beatles Museum, which proudly states that John Lennon’s first guitar was manufactured in Alkmaar. See an original record contract that the “Fab Four” signed in 1967. The museum features a fascinating exhibition on the death hoax of Paul McCartney.


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Amrâth Hotel Alkmaar £76
Amrâth Hotel Alkmaar

Amrâth Hotel Alkmaar

Geestersingel 15, Alkmaar
     
    4.2
    of 5, from 472 reviews
    4.0 out of 5.0

    Located in the heart of Alkmaar, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Stedelijk Museum and St Laurenskerk. Waag and Hollands Kaasmuseum are also within 15 minutes.

    Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Jan van Scorel £58
    Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Jan van Scorel

    Fletcher Hotel-Restaurant Jan van Scorel

    Heereweg 89, Schoorl
       
      3.6
      of 5, from 134 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0

      Located in the heart of Schoorl, this eco-friendly hotel is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) from Schoorlse Duinen and 3.1 mi (5 km) from Plein. Gemeentemuseum Het Sterkenhuis and Noordhollands Duinreservaat are also within 6 miles (10 km).

      Van Der Valk Hotel Akersloot £81
      Van Der Valk Hotel Akersloot

      Van Der Valk Hotel Akersloot

      Geesterweg 1A, Akersloot
         
        4.3
        of 5, from 192 reviews
        4.0 out of 5.0

        Situated in Akersloot, this eco-friendly hotel is within 9 miles (15 km) of AFAS Stadium, Zaanse Schans and Vismarkt. Hollands Kaasmuseum and Stedelijk Museum are also within 9 miles (15 km).

        King's Inn City Hostel - Hotel Alkmaar £34
        King's Inn City Hostel - Hotel Alkmaar

        King's Inn City Hostel - Hotel Alkmaar

        Koningsstraat 6, Alkmaar
           
          3.9
          of 5, from 134 reviews
          3.0 out of 5.0

          Located in the heart of Alkmaar, this hostel is steps away from Waagplein, Cheese Market and Waag. Hollands Kaasmuseum and Vismarkt are also within 5 minutes.

          Hotel Zuiderduin
          Hotel Zuiderduin

          Hotel Zuiderduin

          Zeeweg 52, Egmond aan Zee
             
            4.0
            of 5, from 136 reviews
            4.0 out of 5.0

            Situated near the beach, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Egmond aan Zee Beach and J.C.J. van Speijk Lighthouse. Noordhollands Duinreservaat is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.

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            Duinweg 5, Bergen
               
              4.2
              of 5, from 56 reviews
              3.5 out of 5.0

              Situated in Bergen, this hotel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Plein and Gemeentemuseum Het Sterkenhuis. Noordhollands Duinreservaat is 2.6 mi (4.2 km) away.

              Strandhotel Golfzang
              Strandhotel Golfzang

              Strandhotel Golfzang

              Boulevard 8, Egmond aan Zee
                 
                4.5
                of 5, from 135 reviews
                4.0 out of 5.0

                Situated near the beach, this hotel is 0.1 mi (0.2 km) from J.C.J. van Speijk Lighthouse and 7.3 mi (11.7 km) from Cheese Market.

                Grand Hotel Alkmaar £83
                Grand Hotel Alkmaar

                Grand Hotel Alkmaar

                Gedempte Nieuwesloot 36, Alkmaar
                   
                  4.0
                  of 5, from 80 reviews
                  4.0 out of 5.0

                  Situated in Alkmaar, this romantic hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Hollands Kaasmuseum, Waag and Waagplein. Cheese Market and Stedelijk Museum are also within 5 minutes.

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