Hotel de Palatijn

Dillenburgstraat 1, Alkmaar, Noord-Holland, 1814 JV, Netherlands | 4 star hotel
Prices starting from $142.00

Travel Blogs from Alkmaar

Stop 17: Amsterdam

A travel blog entry by meaghanslatts

... the inexperienced, he said, a mild hit he said... If only he had of seen us all in 1 hours time haha. I never thought I could laugh so hard in all my life! Needless to say, not much else got done that night but our ab muscles got a real workout. Coffee shop experience had! :) We did a walking tour the next afternoon named the red light tour... Because we thought, if we are going to live in this place we should probably know a bit about ...

106 Where's The Cheese

A travel blog entry by richard.wolters


I am running behind with the blogs as most of the time \i have been visting friend and some relatives.
This page is dated August 3. On the bottom of the page you can go forward all the way up till August 9

Day 106

Aug 2 2013

Where's the cheese?

The city of Alkmaar is famous for two things; Cheese and the battle against the Spanish invaders which was fought in the 1670’s. The battle was ...

Biking at its best!

A travel blog entry by jpitts1989


... the city they put wood pilings in the ground and they eventually started to rot and this caused some of the houses to lean one way or the other. They have since been filed in with concrete but it does make for a nice story! We finished the tour with a recommendation from our tour guide for a Dutch dish! Beer and bitta balla; which is basically mashed potatoes and veal covered in bread crumbs and deep fried, served with a hot mustard sauce! They were ...

"Blue Bayou"

A travel blog entry by jbushie

This is a top pick!

... Interviews with friends of Anne recorded in the 1990's are the most haunting.

We spend 90 minutes travelling through the house then return to our hotel to rest and fine-tune our clothing before meeting the others for an afternoon hunt in search of windmills!

The 391 public bus from central station takes 40 minutes to reach Zaanse Schans - an open air collection of traditional Dutch ...

Cheese Market in Alkmaar

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop


... an order of piping hot fries, with mayonnaise, from a nearby shop.

Afterwards, we headed back in to the museum to actually visit it. There was a great video on the history of the cheese market which explained everything quite well. The museum had displays on the various steps in cheese making with all sorts of equipment. They described the development of the cheese industry from first being made by the farmers’ wives to the ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on Dillenburgstraat 1, Alkmaar, is near Stedelijk Museum, Alkmaar cheese market, and 'Rondvaarttocht': canal tour by boat.
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