Visit Den Helder: robust, diverse and hospitable

Den Helder offers a variety of museums and activities: for example the interesting naval museum, the fortress of Napoleon Fort Kijkduin, the exciting almost hidden fortress Fort Harssens, the beautiful Japanese botanical garden Hortus Overzee or a climbing experience in de KlimVallei.

But also big events like take place in this surprising part of the northern of Holland where the sun hours are almost every year the highest of Holland. You will find a complete list at www.denhelder.online

In the center of Den Helder and several shopping malls you will find lovely shops, cafés and restaurants which makes your visit complete. Curious? You are more than welcome to visit us! To make your visit complete you can ask more information at the tourist information center at Willemsoord 52A.

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Het Scheepvaartmuseum

In Het Scheepvaartmuseum (National Maritime Museum), we find ourselves in awe of how a small country like the Netherlands was able to put itself on the map, not only as traders and explorers but also as colonialists and oppressors.

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Enkhuizen as turnaround port for rivercruises.

21-5-2019 11:46:28

Since the end of last year the new road between Hoorn and Enkhuizen is ready.  This has considerably reduced travel time to and from Enkhuizen. E.g. It now only takes a mere 50 minutes to drive from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Enkhuizen. Thus Enkhuizen has become an attractive location for turn arounds for river cruise ships. 

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Emergency repair the Stolperbasculebrug

23-5-2019 16:00:52

Schedule WaakSaam will carry out the work from Friday May 31st at 7 pm to Monday June 3rd at 5 am at the latest. To complete the work as quickly as possible and to reduce traffic disruption, work is carried out 24 hours a day.

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