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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
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Small-Group Amsterdam Inner City Segway Tour
"Once you met your guide at a meeting point you can get ready for a fun way of sightseeing in Amsterdam. First you will receive a lesson on how to drive and navigate a Segway and then you will spend 2 hours of sightseeing where you will get to see both the well-known as well as less-known places. Museum square Dam square The Waag Rijksmuseum Amstel River with Skinny Bridge
From EUR65.00
Skip the Line: Amsterdam and Holland Pass
"Once you have purchased your Amsterdam and Holland Pass choose from more than 60 museums and attractions in Amsterdam and neighboring cities for free skip-the-line entry (see Itinerary below for a full list). Collect your pass at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport Amsterdam Central Station or various Travelex branches throughout The Netherlands. Valid for one month this pass gives you your choice of two four or six entrance tickets divided into gold silver and transport tickets. Each attraction accepts a certain type of ticket in exchange for entrance. Simply show your pass to the attendant and you can bypass the queue
From EUR40.00

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Parking Garages

Haarlem has several parking garages for easy parking when you come from outside the city.

When visiting the old city park at any of these garages:
-Garage Stationsplein (North of centre), Lange Herenstraat 11
-Garage Raaks (West of centre), Zijlvest 45
-Garage Houtplein (South of centre), Wagenmakerslaan 1
-Garage De Kamp (East of centre), De Witstraat 1
Garage De Appelaar (Centre), Damstraat 12

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Jul 08, 2016

Travelling with (young) kids.

Are you nervous about taking your baby or child on a plane trip? You aren't alone, most parents are nervous about it. We have moved with the kids to Alkmaar by car this holiday and drove some distances by car on when we were there and we learned a few things that hopefully will help you.

Bring books, old favourite toys and new surprise toys. Do remember that balls are not a good idea as they can end up anywhere! Our best buys were definitely books, especially sticker books are great! They can peel the stickers off, are glossy, have thick pages to turn easy, have bright colours and come in endless subjects. They're a nice break from the other books your child might be tired of, too. Put aside fears of setting poor eating habits, and bring on the snacks! We told Iris: “Welcome to the world of boredom eating."

Toy bars meant for stroller use are a big help in the car, as they often feature toys plus a snack cup, and are big and easy for you to grab from the front seat for refills. During the car trip it’s always a good idea to play a game and sing some songs. It sounds rather easy, but it does work!

We only have one last statement! Just do it! Don’t be afraid that it might go wrong. We have learned this, because we have been travelling with Iris from the beginning. She was only 6 weeks young when we had our first short vacation and stayed in a hotel. Iris has been used to it rather fast and (maybe because of it) has always been an easy kid to get along with.

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Jul 25, 2014

Parking on the streets

You can park on the streets at Haarlem, but be aware that most streets in the old town have parking meters.

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Feb 15, 2015

By Car

Quite an adventure it turned out to be, riding in the car with Marcel driving, it sure did scare ME!!

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Oct 29, 2002
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"Haarlem - City of Flowers"
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"Between us, I prefer Haarlem to Amsterdam."
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"An Easy Day Trip From Amsterdam Central"
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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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St. Bavo Cathedral

I really liked this ancient church. Its entrance is not obvious at all. Basically, you go right round the back and enter through a small shop in a small attached building and then through an even...
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Canal Tour

As we walked along the the embankment of Spaarne River/ Canal we found there were several small boats offering tours. These were mostly open boats offering a similar service to what is offered on the...
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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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Do not buy the Tulip Bulbs at Keukenhof Gardens. Although they will not tell you and you will find Nothing written about this - the tulip bulbs they sell at Keukenhof are considered to be ANNUALS. All...
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