Haarlem

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Volendam

Leave hotel travel 23km to this north Holland fishing harbour and town. The whole setting is picturesque having, old fishing boats and splendid streets with beautiful Dutch houses, so clean and tidy could be a picture postcard. The local residents still wear the national traditional clothes the Ladies costume of dark long dress with white trim and the high pointed bonnet plus the famous clogs. Stay and try the local sea food sold by the quayside stall and look out to sea so relaxing.

Volendam

Volendam

Volendam

Volendam

Volendam

Volendam

Haarlem

Continue journey 50km, located on the River Spaarne and the historical centre for the Tulip Growing District for many centuries nicknamed the Flower City. Haarlem has a rich history dating back to before medieval times, and lies on a thin strip of land above sea level known as beach ridge, with many of its medieval buildings still intact being on the Dutch Heritage Register. Go and visit Adriaan Windmill, Cathedral of Saint Bavo, Teylers Museum, 14th century City Hall, Grot Market Sint Bavokerk Church and statue, Staddschouwburg Theatre and Gateway to the City called Amsterdamse Poopt a visible view of the old City Wall., The Tulip Fields are found between Haarlem and Leiden a great view in spring.

Haarlem

Haarlem

Haarlem Adriaan Windmill

Haarlem Adriaan Windmill

Haarlem St Bavo

Haarlem St Bavo

Teylers Museum

Teylers Museum

Tulip Fields

Tulip Fields

Haarlem Amsterdamse Poopt

Haarlem Amsterdamse Poopt