Welcome to Wijk aan Zee Discover the beautiful region

You can comfortably go in all directions from our hotel. Do you opt for a walk on the beach, a bike ride through the dunes, a tour of war bunkers, or a day of shopping in Haarlem?

We are happy to give you tips to make your stay even more enjoyable. You will discover them on this page.

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Cycle routes To discover the area

We have collected a number of beautiful cycling routes for you. This way you can relax and enjoy the surroundings. Have fun cycling!

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Tour of Wijk aan Zee Route of 5.5 kilometres

The tour of Wijk aan Zee is a route of 5.5 kilometres through the landscape around our beautiful coastal town. During the walk, which takes about 1.5 hours, you will take a unique look at the past of Wijk aan Zee.

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Village walk Wijk aan Zee

This specially mapped out village walk through Wijk aan Zee is a great way to discover the coastal town. Even if you have difficulty walking, this route is easy to do. You only follow paved paths and as few steep slopes as possible. The walk mainly goes through the center of our village and takes you back in time by means of nostalgic pictures.

The walk passes historical photos that have been placed in 20 places in Wijk aan Zee. A booklet with the route is available at the Tourist Information Point, Voorstraat 12 in Wijk aan Zee. Open Friday to Monday from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Bunker tour With starting point in our hotel

A special bunker tour is organized every 4th Sunday of the month. Strandhotel Het Hoge Duin is the starting point of this tour. It starts at 11:30 A.M., and the tour lasts approximately 3 hours. Admission is € 12.00 per person, including consumption.

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Blokarting On the beach

Blokarting on the beach of Wijk aan Zee is a genuinely original outing. The sporting activity is suitable for everyone from the age of 12, and it is not difficult to learn. After a few tips and a short instruction, you can already start.

From € 30.00 per hour.

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Huis van Hilde In Castricum

'Het Huis van Hilde' is a museum that focuses on the archeology and history of North Holland. The museum offers temporary exhibitions, lectures, and special holiday programs.

'Het Huis van Hilde' opened its doors in January 2015 as the Province of Noord-Holland Archeology Center. The centre was immediately a success, both with the general public and in the media. 'Het Huis van Hilde' was even nominated for the prestigious European Museum of the Year Award.

Photo: Het Huis van Hilde

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Welkom in Haarlem City trip

There is much to do in Haarlem all year round. The capital of the province of Noord-Holland is known for its attractive cultural offer, many shops, and lively restaurants and cafes. Beautiful monumental buildings bear witness to a rich history, ideal for a day out or a city trip.

Visiting tips:

  • Visit the Grote or Sint Bavokerk. This beautiful late Gothic medieval cross basilica towers high above the city.
  • A working brewery in the Jopenkerk, where you can visit the grand café, taproom, and restaurant.
  • The Teylers Museum. Discover the wonders of art and science in Teylers Museum, the oldest museum in the Netherlands. Art by famous masters, million-old fossils, precious books, and ingenious instruments.

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De Bazaar In Beverwijk

The Bazaar is a combination of shops, outlets, and stalls with products from all parts of the world. On Fridays, De Bazaar is partly open from 13:00: the fresh market, a few outlets, and the large outdoor terrace with world cuisine.

All shops are open on Saturday and Sunday between 10:00 AM and 6:30 PM. The food stands are open until 7:30 PM.

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