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Haarlem has a rich history, beautiful monuments and a cozy Burgundian atmosphere. Ideal for a fun day out. In the historic center you will find famous museums, varied shops and restaurants.

There is plenty to do in Haarlem throughout the year. Discover the city that is known for its high-quality cultural offer, the great diversity of shops, cozy restaurants and cafés and the excellent location near Amsterdam, beach and sea. A city with a rich history, beautiful monuments and a Burgundian atmosphere. The ideal destination for a day out or a weekend away.

Haarlem City of flowers

De Bollenstreek has a strong bond with the city of Haarlem. Many flower bulb nurseries originally came from the Haarlem region before settling in the Bollenstreek. Haarlem is therefore also called the Flower City of the Netherlands. Many flower-related events are organized in the spring. Below the two flower events in Haarlem:

Top 10 sights in Haarlem

Walking through Haarlem there are so many sights. Below we have compiled a top 10 of locations that you must have visited.

Parking Haarlem

On Sundays and certain public holidays you can park for free on the street in Haarlem. Paid parking applies on the other days. Please note that there is little street parking in the center. At the access roads of the city you will find directions for the public parking garages; there is little street parking in the center. Bicycles can be parked for free in one of the guarded and covered bicycle parking areas.

Free bicycle storage

Are you coming to the center by bike? Then you can park your bicycle for free during the day in one of the guarded and covered bicycle parking facilities on Botermarkt, Smedestraat or Tempelierstraat. You can use the bicycle basement at the station.

Tips Haarlem

Tips Bollenstreek

Kom ook Genieten tussen strand en stad en ontdek Holland vanuit de mooiste vakantiestreek van Nederland. Bekijk hieronder onze tips en kom ook genieten.

 
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