The annual edition of the Egmond Walking Marathon takes place at the end of January. The event, which contributes to the Rheumatism Fund.
Category: Doing and experiencing
That's what Aars do then Akebake or a Biitje with Ara beers
Egmond is a beautiful place on the Dutch coast where there is a lot to do. There are plenty of outdoor activities you can do, such as hiking along the coastline,
biking through the dunes
, or a day at the beach.
But Egmond also offers a range of fun things for anyone looking for a varied vacation or weekend getaway. Besides Egmond Abbey, the Lookouts and the Lighthouse, there is much more to experience.
Something very different from Egmond is visiting the
cheese market in Alkmaar
. Here you can sample different types of cheese and enjoy the atmosphere of the historic city.
If you are in Egmond on weekdays during the summer months then on Wednesdays the
, a large evening market. You can also go horseback riding in the dunes or bowling at the Zuiderduin or a round of ice skating at the Meent in Alkmaar in Winter.
Cycling routes in and around
Egmond, Bergen and Alkmaar
Cycling through our beautiful North Holland countryside is a wonderful and relaxing thing to do for any sporty vacationer, weekend getaway enthusiast or day recreationist, with an electric bike during spring and fall even when it's a bit colder or there's more wind. We found a number of routes at
Here you will find the most popular cycling routes reviewed by our visitors.