The 40 best shops to visit during a day of shopping in Alkmaar

Alkmaar has been in the top 10 shopping cities for years. And that's not without reason! In the compact city centre you can enjoy shopping. In addition to the major shopping streets such as the Late and Lange Street, visit especially d'Oude stad. In this historic district you shop in a special atmosphere. For example, in streets like the Fnidsen and Hekelstraat you will find old warehouses filled with unique shops full of fashion, gifts, goodies, home accessories and much more. Save all your favorite spot on your city guide and experience an unforgettable day of shopping.

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Living Roots

Stroll around the beautiful living collection at Living Roots and taste a nice sandwich and good cup of coffee in the nicely furnished lunchroom.

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De Houten Trein

A beautiful shop where the atmosphere of the past comes back in a modern twist. From beautiful toys to exciting children's and youth books.

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Concept Store Alkmaar

Here you will find impressive vintage pearls that will boost your interior. From beautiful furniture and accessories to industrial lighting.

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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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Nice B&B's in the city center of Alkmaar

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Apart Living

They combine the self-designed furniture collection here with a beautiful collection of retro lighting, separate home accessories and unique gifts.

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Galerie Loes Reek

Be careful not to knock anything over! This gallery is full of the finest glass art by visual artist Loes Reek and other artists.

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The Whisky Specialist

For personal advice and questions about whisky you have come to the right place. Full of passion, they tell you about the different bottles.

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Curly's Beads

The passion for beads can be seen in the beautiful collection. They have strands of precious stones, freshwater pearls, metal pendants and much more.

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Atelier De Voordam

Looking for a gift or just something original. Atelier de Voordam is full of unique and artistic products, made by people with disabilities.

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De Narrenkap

Here you will find everything for the best party. Let yourself be surprised by the many masks, costumes and the sweet, fun and naughty items.

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Charlie & Sons

In this beautifully decorated human shop you will find everything for a complete look. From good sweaters to trendy sneakers and from warm jackets to accessories.

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Kaan's Kaashandel

Specialist in cheese for over 100 years. Taste the artisanal taste of the cheese ripened on wooden planks. Kaan' s cheese shop goes for taste!

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Recommended for an overnight stay in Alkmaar

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Good Times

When you walk in here you will be surprised by a nice album every time. A shop where you can stroll around and listen to music.

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Antiquariaat De Alkenaer

Books, books, books everywhere! Among the thousands of books you will surely find the one book that will make your heart beat faster.

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For 50 years this vegetable trade has been found in Alkmaar. In this healthy place you will find vegetables, fruits, complete meals, salads and juices. Delicious.

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For beautiful antique and brocante furniture and home accessories you are at MEUK, on the Alkmaar canals, at the right place.

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A hobby that got out of hand? Perron4 is full of Lego, from unique sets to individual parts. Fun for young and old.

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Wim van Assem bloembinderij

The beautiful colors and delicious scents of flowers will meet you here. In addition to beautiful bouquets, you will also find beautiful, artful vases.

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Bierwinkel Alkmaar

In Alkmaar, beer lovers need nothing, because with over 500 different types of beers there is something for everyone here.

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Dani Mode

The most colorful store of Alkmaar. A suitable outfit is found because all clothing and accessories are nicely sorted by color.

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Inde Soete Suyckerbol

Old Dutch candy shop with the conviviality of the pre-war years. It will be difficult to choose from the many jars full of delicious sweets.

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Wijn van Daan

Visit Wijn van Daan for delicious, often organic, quality wines and good advice on the tasty drinks and various wine-food combinations.

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Cadeau & Verzamelwinkel

With more than 60,000 miniature cars, the largest car showroom in the Netherlands. But also nostalgic toys made of wood and tin can be found here.

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RIVS Store

RIVS stands for exclusive women's fashion with a timeless twist. In the collection full of luxury brands you will find the right outfit for every occasion.

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While enjoying a delicious cappuccino, you get honest and professional styling and clothing advice in a relaxed atmosphere.

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Lou & Blue

At Lou & Blue you will score fun children's clothing, accessories and toys for both the smallest and slightly older boys and girls.

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SPRDLX store

SPRDLX feels like a cosy living room and is full of beautiful, unique products. From handmade leather bags to accessories, plants and illustrations.

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Bakkerij Raat

To get hungry! You can see real craftsmen with love preparing the organic breads, egg cakes and apple pie.

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Boom Klompen & Borstels

This family shop can be visited for over a century. The old shop window, the clogs in the old wooden shelves and antique cash register bring you back in time.


Afghan Art Gallery

The Old Town houses a beautiful collection of Afghan jewels and objects. Marvel at antique jewelry, sometimes more than 200 years old.


Twin Arts Lifestyle

A lifestyle shop full of tough, rural, but also romantic home accessories, furniture, bags and clothing. All this in a beautiful building.


Strips & Zo

Enter a unique world dedicated to the passion for visual storytelling. Dive into collections of comics and graphic novels with this comic book specialist.



Bring green to your interior. At Bloosom, you'll find plants, fun items for your interior and accessories under one roof, including care advice.


Picknick Club

Step into the Picnic Club and imagine yourself in a Mediterranean atmosphere. Discover boho interior items, tropical vibes, and delicious coffee at the cafe.



Discover TwentyOneWood - your stylish urban boutique with Scandinavian vibes. Authentic, inspiring and full of love for fashion.


Kids conceptstore ZOET

Here you'll discover an online hotspot for children aged 0-12. Shop clothing, accessories, and toys from beautiful, sustainable brands.


The Urbanista

Your city boutique for trendy jewelry, lifestyle and interior. Sustainable, affordable and full of unique pieces that shape your style.


Summum Woman

Discover Summum Woman, the Amsterdam fashion label that combines quality, personal style and sustainability. Trendy, timeless and versatile.


Time Lab

The place to go for vintage fashion and accessories from the 60s, 70s, 80s & 90s! Dive into a world of unique vintage treasures and sustainable style.


Sweets & Antiques

Step inside and imagine yourself back in time. Taste in this authentic candy shop of draught licorice, syrup soldiers, poffertjes, apple pie and more.

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