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A day in Haarlem

There is plenty to do in Haarlem, all year round. Discover the city that is known for its high-quality cultural offer, the great diversity of shops, cozy restaurants and cafés. a city with a rich history, beautiful monuments and a Burgundian atmosphere. The ideal destination for a day trip or a weekend

Go back to the Golden Age, marvel at the treasures of science or surround yourself with contemporary art. With 15 different museums, Haarlem offers art and culture for everyone. Frans Hals Museum and Teylers Museum are internationally known, De Hallen Haarlem shows work by high-profile artists and Het Dolhuys takes you into the world of the mind. There is also a lot to discover in museums for children.

Dining out
Haarlem is sometimes called the most Flemish city in the North. This applies to architecture, but also applies when it comes to food and drinks. After Maastricht, Haarlem has the most cafés and restaurants in the Netherlands, from specialty restaurants to pubs, from cooking theater to cheese fondue specialists. The favorite café of Haarlemmers: Café Koops, right next to the Grote or St. Bavokerk. For a (2) star restaurant go to the Bokkedoorns in Overveen.

Going out
In Haarlem there are plenty of opportunities for a pleasant evening out
to go. You can reserve tickets for the theater, go to a concert in the Patronaat or visit a cinema.

Sightseeing Haarlem

  • Great or Saint Bavo church
  • The butter market
  • De Hallen
  • Teylers Museum
  • Haarlemse Hofjes
  • Frans Hals Museum