Surroundings

Bergen is a good place to stay. Each season has its own temptation, relaxing, regain energy or just to get away for a week or a few days. Bergen aan Zee and the surrounding villages guarantee a successful holiday.

              

A walk on the beach or a biking-tour in the dunes and forest: All of this guarantees full enjoyment. The dunes and forest situated between Bergen and Bergen aan Zee provide hours of time for biking and long walks through a large variety of fauna and flora. A great alternative is a long walk along the beautiful shores of the always interesting north-sea.

Bergen represents beauty, art and culture.

De old village-centre is situated around the ‘Ruïnekerk’, a monumental church built in the 15th century. In the centre you will find a large variety of different historical buildings, built in the 20th century. The beautiful Bergen-Binnen with its shops, restaurants and nice terraces are happy to welcome you.

At 10 minutes biking is “de Beeck” this is a inside pool which has a heated bath which brings relaxation for young and old.

Every Thursday and Friday of summer are days of an art- and antiques market. October is the month of the famous ‘Kunst-10-daagse’, a large art exhibition. In July and August there are many evening concerts with many young international music-talents.

Not far from Bergen lies the city of Alkmaar. A beautiful old city famous for its cheese-market, the  ‘Waaggebouw’ and the large St.Laurens-church. These are only a few of over 400 cultural highlights and monuments. You can easily reach Alkmaar by bike.

If you want to visit the famous city of Amsterdam, we recommend you to take the train from the station of Alkmaar, easily reached by bike.