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Bloemendaal Highlights: Guided Bike Tour from Amsterdam
"Enjoy a guided bike tour through all the nice spots around Bloemendaal and learn more about the area and history. See beautiful historic buildings and estates and take a look at a working mill and enjoy nature in the National Park South Kennemerland. Bike through ancient forests and meet large herbivores such as Sco fallow deers and Konik horses. Look out over sea while sipping a drink at one of the best beach clubs in Bloemendaal aan Zee (Bloemendaal at the Sea).Make your stay in Amsterdam an unique and fun experience.""""Enjoy a beautiful guided bike tour along all the nice spots around Bloemendaal located only 20 minutes from Amsterdam. See beautiful historic buildings and estates and take a look at a working mill and enjoy nature in the National Park South Kennemerland."title=Highlights&1=4-hour+bike+tour+of+Bloemendaal+led+by+an+expert+guide&2=Discover+Bloemendaal+beauty+spots+on+two+wheels%2C+including+rolling+sandy+dunes%2C+beaches+and+forests&3=Pass+stately+houses+and+historical+estates+and+stop+to+see+a+working+mill
From EUR128.00
 
Private Tour Stedelijk Museum Modern Art Amsterdam with Art Historian
"Enter preferably at 10am when the halls are still quiet and see an overview of art from 1880 to art of our time in the famous Modern Art museum of Amsterdam. Observe paintings from Vincent van Gogh German and Russian Expressionists the world famous Mondrian and the Stijl movement Malevich or from USA color field painters and a variety of modern artists. A large department is devoted to Industrial Design. Your  professional guide will provide all the information about those pieces of art and will be happy to answer your questions.
From EUR214.00
 
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Guided Tour with Art Historian
"You will meet your guide at 8.55am in front of the building next door the Stedelijk Museum outside under the huge white awning that looks like a giant bath tub. Explore the museum which has been divided into chronological sections: the Nuenen ""Potato Eaters"" period then the blossoming in the Paris years with the Impressionist influence followed by a great department for his glory years in Arles. You will then take the elevator to the top floor to witness the art from his clouded but still glorious year of mental troubles in St Remy.  The very last section shows the last two m your guide will discuss a series of events that occurred in Van Gogh's life and which influenced his art such as his failures in school and in his first jobs or his visits at many museums. About your tour guide: Your professional guide initially graduated in 1975 as an elementary school teacher
From EUR175.00

More Tourist Traps in Haarlem

Grote Markt – Watch the world go by.

During our car drive towards the city of Haarlem we did some research on Google about Haarlem and the entire area. Besides that my girlfriend has lived for a few years in Haarlem and she is my...
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Jerelis
Aug 20, 2014

Grote Markt – Interesting buildings.

Without a doubt is the square called Grote Markt is the busy centre of the town and a true tourist trap. But is this a good reason to avoid it and not visit it? No, not at all. You can also put this...
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Jerelis
Aug 20, 2014

Grote Markt – Natural center of Haarlem.

Haarlem is a beautiful medieval village, dating back to pre-medieval times. Remains of this rich history can be seen all over the city with the majority in the old city center. The city grew rapidly...
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Jerelis
Aug 20, 2014

Ha! I m not the tourist...

Ha! I m not the tourist trap....it is the big hotels and casino's at the boulevard close to the sea that are the trap: you pay far too much for having the chance to have a good view of the beach. We...
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nighthawk
Sep 12, 2002

Hmm traps that's hard. Well,...

Hmm traps that's hard. Well, when you are in a big departmentstore do watch out. Keep your wallet close to you or you might lose it by a pickpocket. Also be careful for pushy youngsters at...
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sandravdp
Sep 07, 2002

Pickpockets are known to be...

Pickpockets are known to be active at the trainstation and the market.Use the Dutch currency. It is the guilder. When using foreign currencies everybody will calculate in his own favor.... In jan 2002...
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lvdpiet
Aug 25, 2002
 
 
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Dutch clogs

These clogs are in all the souvenir shops and come in all different sizes. Even the tiny pairs are way too expensive.
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barryg23
Jan 29, 2005

The wooden shoe trap

After being trapped four times at Amsterdam, I immediately was trapped in the first wooden shoe I encountered in Haarlem.
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pieter_jan_v
Apr 29, 2003

Though much more subdued then...

Though much more subdued then Amsterdam's, Haarlem does have a Red Light District. Though it is legal, I have never felt all that comfortable even walking around these areas let along utilizing them. ...
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richiecdisc
Aug 24, 2002

Top Hotels in Haarlem

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Baan 7, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2012 DB, The Netherlands
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Toekanweg 2, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, NL 2035, The Netherlands
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Damstraat 10, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2011 HA, The Netherlands
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Kruisweg 34-36, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2011 LC, The Netherlands
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Klokhuisplein 9, Haarlem, 2011, The Netherlands
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Kleine Houtstraat 13, Haarlem, Noord-Holland, 2011 DD, The Netherlands
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Top Things to Do in Haarlem

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Grote Markt

The Stadthuis is one of the three buildings which really stand out on Haarlem's Grote Markt (the others being St Bavo and the Vleeshal). It stands on the west of the square. Originally, from around...
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Streets / Canals

At the Kruisstraat 26 a remarkable house is located. Although it looks centuries old, it was constructed in 1932. The building was made on order of pharmacist Nolf by architect C.C. van Beaumont in a...
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Grote Kerk

The Grote Kerk or St. Bavo church is the landmark of the old center of Haarlem. The construction started in 1370 and was finalized in 1520. The 75 meters high wooden tower in the middle of the...
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Hofjes

Grote Heligland is a fascinating street, full of history and with many registered national historical monuments (including all the 'pensioners' houses' mentioned below). It formed part of the complex...
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Frans Hals Museum

I always imagined the Frans Hals Museum as being a big building like the Rijksmuseum at Amsterdam. Nothing could be in greater contrast when I saw the real museum for the first time unexpected. It was...
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Teylers Museum

The oldest museum in the Netherlands is a wonderful trip back into the 18th and19th century. It was founded in 1778 with the fortune of the cloth merchant Pieter Teyler who also possessed an art...
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martin_nl

"Haarlem - City of Flowers"
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AMOQUE

"HAARLEM MY HOMETOWN"
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breughel

"Between us, I prefer Haarlem to Amsterdam."
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irisbe

"READY FOR A VT-MEETING?"
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"An Easy Day Trip From Amsterdam Central"
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