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Kennemerland is a region in North-Holland. Many foreign travelers make a day-trip to the historic cities of Haarlem and Alkmaar, while the locals come here for it's nature, dunes and seaside resorts.


  • 1 Beverwijk Beverwijk on Wikipedia — largest multi-ethnic Bazaar of Europe
  • 2 Bloemendaal Bloemendaal on Wikipedia — affluent town with a calm family-friendly beach
  • 3 IJmuiden IJmuiden on Wikipedia — known for the large branch of Tata Steel Europe, also close to the Zuid-Kennemerland National Park
  • 4 Haarlem — historic town, easy day-trip from Amsterdam
  • 5 Heemskerk — off-the-beaten-path destination with some medieval structures
  • 6 Heemstede Heemstede on Wikipedia — small town with plenty of monuments and forests
  • 7 Uitgeest — picturesque village and five windmills in the polder landscape surrounding it
  • 8 Zandvoort — major beach resort bordered by coastal dunes

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Haarlem Station provides the most train and bus connections to get into and around the area.

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Train travel between towns is much more convenient than local buses. Almost all local buses in the area are served by Connexxion. Arriva and Overal operate a route each to neighboring regions.






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