The 5 best activities and events to experience in Haarlem

There's plenty to do in Haarlem! Make your city trip unforgettable by visiting the city at a well-known event. Or get to know Haarlem better by participating in an activity that lets you experience a completely different side of the city. We have made a selection of activities, tours and tours that will ensure that your day in Haarlem stays in your memory forever. Check out our tips and recommendations.

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Taverne De Waag

At the Spaarne is perhaps the most famous music café in Haarlem. Musicians from all over the world are still performing here every week.

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Spaarne Kunstroute

A monthly walking route along currently 15 workshops and/or galleries. On every first Sunday of the month there is an open house from 1 to 5 am.

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Stroll along the Spaarne past cosy restaurants, characteristic bridges and several monumental buildings.

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

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't Smidtje Canal Cruises

Explore Haarlem from the water on a fun tour through the historic canals. Get aboard and be guided by beautiful sights.


The Boardroom

Café and board games store in one. Hundreds of board and card games are waiting for you here. Play there while enjoying a nice snack and drink.

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