The Golden Century of Alkmaar
In the ‘Golden’ Century of Alkmaar you enter a room full of magnificance. Be overwhelmed by masterpieces of old masters as Jacob Cornelisz van Oostsanen, Maarten van Heemskerck, Willem van de Velde (the Elder), Gerard van Honthorst and Pieter Jansz Saenredam. Van Caesar van Everdingen, the largest painting in Alkmaar ever, shows nine works, including two imposing militia pieces. The paintings are accompanied by a special collection of furniture, silverware and seventeenth-century glassware.More information
A choice for walking, cycling or running. For example the Egmond walking marathon. Or how about the Alkmaar walking and/ or cycling4days? Several distances make it possible for a beginning athlete or the professional athlete.More information
The cheese market in Alkmaar in 2019 will take place from March 29th untill September 27th, every Friday from 10:00-13:00 on the Waagplein. In 2019 there will be the evening cheesemarkets on Tuesdays in July and August from 19.00-21.00.More information
Victorie Sail Alkmaar
At the end of July 2019, Alkmaar is welcoming an unique collection of 200 historic inland vessles which will provide a magnificent spectacle on the water.
From Thursday 25 Jult with the arrival of the ships until Monday 29 July with the exodus, it is a feast of seeing, experiencing and enjoying around the Noordhollandsch Kanaal and the city center of Alkmaar.More information