Discover Alkmaar

Atmospheric cheese town with beautiful old town

Welcome to Alkmaar

Alkmaar is best known as the cheese town. But besides the Cheese Market there is much more to do in this historic city. Stroll through d'Oude stad with its authentic shops, visit one of the hidden courtyards or find the cosiness on the Waagplein or the Platte Stenenbrug. With its beautiful canals, Alkmaar is also good to discover from the water. Go on a cruise or navigate under the low bridges with a rented boat.

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An unforgettable trip in Alkmaar

Discover Alkmaar together with LeukeTip. We believe that planning a city trip should not cost you time or stress. Whether you are looking for a last-minute visit or planning a complete city trip, together with locals we will show you the way in beautiful Alkmaar. With a printed city guide or mobile in your hand, you can easily discover the nicest places and encounter unforgettable experience.

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Alkmaar

Atmospheric cheese town with beautiful old town

Alkmaar highlights shops relax historic courtyards

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Alkmaar

Thomas: “Discover my favorite places in this cheese town”

Alkmaar 10 sights history church courties old town

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Alkmaar

Go back in time on these 10 historic sites

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Alkmaar

Lisa tells you about the hidden gems you need to see

Hotspots you shouldn't miss

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O Shop

This modern paradise is located in the middle of the old town. A beautiful shop full of artful accessories and original bags where choosing is difficult.

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Mulder's kookwinkel

With so many wonderful cooking items you will not get bored. The wide range and good service make this a paradise for cooking lovers.

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Grachtenrondvaart Alkmaar

Hop on a sightseeing boat and explore Alkmaar from the water. Beware! During the trek you have to bend down 22 times for low bridges.

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Fernando's Alkmaar

Is pampered culinary. The chef determines the menu based on what you like and don't like. Vegetarians are thought of.

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