Haarlem, a great city to visit in North-Holland
Only 30 minutes drive from Amsterdam, Haarlem is a great place to visit. Especially if you want to escape the hectic Amsterdam for a few hours. This charming, medieval city in North Holland offers lots of places of interest for tourists. Haarlem is the capital of the province of North Holland. And we believe it will surprise you!
Old Downtown Haarlem
Haarlem was founded in the 10th Century. Later ‘Harlem’ (in New York) was named after this small pitoresk Dutch city. It can be clearly noted by it’s architecture and cobbled streets that the city dates back to gothic times. Which make for splendid strolls, many picturesque tourist sights, boutique shopping and excellent museums.
Private Tour of Haarlem
Visit the city of Haarlem with a private guide. Discover it’s hidden courtyards. Admire the 15th Century Large Church; (St. Bavo Church) with it’s impressive tower. Walk the surrounding Square (Grote Markt) and have a look at the beautiful 14th Century Townhall.
Do not forget to have a locally brewed Jopen beer in a local bar or at the factory itself!
Frans Hals Museum
The famous painter Frans Hals moved from Leiden to Haarlem in 1591. A lovely museum with many of his paintings can be found in the old town of Haarlem. Let us know in time if you would like to combine a visit of Haarlem with a visit to this museum.
Book your Haarlem tour today to see it all!
“Creating unique memories!”
Email: info (at) amsterdam-viptours.com
Call: 0031 (0)6 42119900