Apartments, holiday & vacation in the Netherlands
Apartments Waterpoort is located near the Markermeer | IJsselmeer and has a beautiful view of the typical low sky of Holland.
All apartments have a full equipt kitchen, bathroom, central heating, sateliet color TV and free WIFI. The parking is free and next to the apartments. All apartments are supplied with bedlinnen and towels.
Located between the old VOC cities Hoorn and Edam it is excellent positioned to start your excursions to Amsterdam, Alkmaar, Hoorn, Enkhuizen, Medemblik, Edam, Volendam, Keukenhof, the beach, or the tulp fields on 500meters flowering in the month april.
You are in 30 minutes in Akmaar and on the way to Alkmaar you can visit De Rijp, Schermer and de Beemster.
"Alkmaar started the victory", this is a saying from the time of the struggle against the Spaniels that ended in 1573. The historic cheesetown Alkmaar is situated along the North-Holland Northsea-coast. This Middle-aged town owns more than 400 monuments. The backcountry shows where Holland is known for: polders with farms, windmills, canals, bulbfields and villages like Stompetoren en De Rijp. Not only the Alkmaardermeer has sail and surf places, the sea also has watersports-facilities.
Every fridaymorning from mid-April to mid-September you can see why Alkmaar is THE cheesetown of Holland. From 9 to 12 in the morning farmers and cheesemakers sell their cheese. Cheese-carriers show how are transported by "berries" for over 400 years. Every Friday-morning a large number of people visit this colourful show. In the Dutch Cheese-museum you can see the manufacturing of cheese in both the old-fashioned way and modern way.
Furthermore there's a large offering of small and big canalboattrips. From Alkmaar to for example the Zaanse Schans or Alkmaardermeer. From harbour " 't Horntje" you can sail across the Alkmaardermeer. From the Broeker Veiling you'll sail through The Empire of Thousand Islands with a Covered boat or a "Langdijker Koolvlet". The Broeker Veiling, the oldest travelling vegetable-auction in the world, is now a museum you can visit. Where you can join in at the auction.
All musea in Alkmaar
|Kaasmarkt | Alkmaar||Visit the Alkmaar cheese market and discover the dutch city of cheese | Cheese Market Alkmaar||kaasmarkt.nl|
|Stedelijk Museum Alkmaar | Alkmaar||History of Alkmaar||stedelijkmuseumalkmaar.nl|
|Het beatles museum | Alkmaar||The fab four||beatlesmuseum.nl|
|Kaasmuseum Alkmaar | Alkmaar||Kaasmuseum Alkmaar | Het lekkerste museum van Nederland||kaasmuseum.nl|
|Nationaal Biermuseum De Boom! | Alkmaar||National Beer museum De Boom||biermuseum.nl|
|Museum In 't Houten Huis | Alkmaar||History of the Schermereiland and his seafarer inhabitant||houtenhuis.nl|
|Sprekende Gevels Alkmaar | Alkmaar||400 Rijksmonumenten||sprekendegevelsalkmaar.nl|
|Historiche vereniging Alkmaar | Alkmaar||City tours||hvalkmaar.nl|
|Museum Jan Boon 'het Walhuis' | De Rijp||Jan Boon, de laatste reder van De Rijp. Walvisvaart als met de haringvisserij.||Museum Jan Boon 'het Walhuis'|
|Schermer Molens Stichting | De Schermer||Windmills Schermer||schermermolens.info|
|Museum BroekerVeiling | Broek op langedijk||Old auction boot-house for vegetables||broekerveiling.nl|
|Parfumflessen Museum | Winkel||Parfum bottles musea||parfummuseum.nl|