Hotel Petit Nord

Kleine Noord 53 - 55, Hoorn, Noord-Holland, 1621, Netherlands | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $95.00
 

Travel Blogs from Hoorn

Cheese, Windmills and Open Air Museum in Enkhuizen

A travel blog entry by dft

21

... 20 years before. We got to sample some of their cheese (Gary wasn't impressed, probably because it wasn't of the stinky, aged variety). Afterwards she walked us around so we could see the rooms where each step of the process took place and she answered questions if anyone had one. After that we headed outside to see the cows and the milking operation (now automated).

After a short drive, we stopped at a demonstration windmill. We ...

OF SCREWS, COWS AND FISH

A travel blog entry by rachel21601

14

... further in from the sea. As a result windmills were typically arranged in three or four concentric circles. They are able to drain water to 1-1.5 meters from the polder with the help of the Archimedes screw. Originally powered by wind, windmills used steam and then electricity before falling into disuse. From 10,000 windmills in Northern Holland alone, only 348 remain in the entire country. Stop one is the Schermer polder, where ...

Day two

A travel blog entry by hollyingram92

Our coach dropped us to the edges of the city yesterday with instructions on how to get to the centre of the city with the tram. After a nine and a half hour journey we were ready to dump our stuff and go and explore, but within five minutes of leaving the coach our group was split in two as we had let the doors of the tram shut leaving eve headed for the city and the rest on the ...

107 Hoorn

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters

10

... P .Coen has a statue on the Rode Steen square in the center of the town.

The name Hoorn or English “Horn “is also found on the most southern point of South America were you find Cape Horn; named after this town. Many of the town’s houses and merchant building are over 400 years old. At 9 pm it was still light and a comfortable temperature. The wind head died down; the outer ...

Day 2 - Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by fngruen

30

... the coffee they serve. Great experience here, too bad we found it on our last day. Oh, you also get a little brownie with each coffee another great bonus!

Francois suggests we head over to the house boat museum, which is held in a little houseboat nearby. I really enjoyed the information here, there was a film that you watched about houseboats, in the snow, different designs ...

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This 4 star hotel is located on Kleine Noord 53 - 55, Hoorn.
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