Citywalk Alkmaar

During our city walk through Alkmaar, you’ll be taken on a journey through its ancient streets and alleys. The walk guides you along 25 sights in the city center of Alkmaar and spans a length of 3.5 kilometers. Visit the famous “Waag” where cheese is being sold and the dutch cheesemuseum. Other populair sights are the Urban museum Alkmaar, Sint-Laurentiuschurch and the house with the bullet.

Do you want to discover everything Alkmaar has to offer and ensure you don’t miss anything? Then download our handy PDF here, receive it directly in your mailbox, and start exploring today. The download consists of a clear PDF with a route map/description and photos, plus descriptions of 25 attractions in Alkmaar. You can also download this walk in Dutch.


City walk


60 minutes


3,5 kilometres


About Alkmaar

Alkmaar is a historic city with over a thousand municipal and national monuments. The city is widely known as “Cheese City” (“Kaasstad”). From early April to late September, there is a traditional Cheese Market held on Fridays. Alkmaar is also famous for its numerous courtyards, such as the “Hof van Sonoy” from the 16th century and the “Wildemanshofje”. It’s a delightful town to visit, thanks to its historic canals, cafes, restaurants, and shops. Along the canals, you’ll find many charming houses dating from the 16th to the 19th century.