Many of Alkmaar - North-Kennemerland’s attractions are located within easy driving distance of Akersloot, making it a great place to base yourself while you are in town. Zaanse Schans and Zaans Museum are two of the best places to explore here. Two other recommended attractions that are located within a short distance of Akersloot are Noordhollands Duinreservaat and the Gemeentemuseum Het Sterkenhuis.
Akersloot has plenty of museums, exhibits and show venues nearby that make great places to visit. In particular, you should make sure you check out Stedelijk Museum in Alkmaar.
There are a number of picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the chance to get outdoors. Reconnect with nature at one of the area’s beaches, for example Bergen-aan-Zee Beach in Bergen.
See much-loved sporting heroes, the AZ Alkmaar, do battle at the iconic AFAS Stadium, Alkmaar. On game days follow the river of red and white, to the stadium, then after the final siren sounds, join fellow sports lovers in the nearby pubs and relive the action over a friendly drink or two.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider booking a room close by in one of the area’s many accommodation options. The Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam, the Amrath Hotel Alkmaar and the Van Der Valk Hotel Akersloot are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.