Park Duynvallei is located in the picturesque village of Hargen, on the northern side of the Schoorlse Duinen, a 15-minute walk from Camperduin Beach. It is an area of natural beauty that makes Park Duynvallei a great holiday destination. Within walking distance of Park Duynvallei, a new coastal area was created in 2015, with 8 kilometers of new, wide sandy beach and beautiful cycle paths along the dike.
Groet is a cozy village located just a 5-minute bike ride from Park Duynvallei, situated between the North Sea and Schoorl. Here, you can find attractive restaurants such as Restaurant De Bokkesprong, which is located in an authentic farmhouse with a history dating back to 1905. Groet also offers amenities like a good bakery, butcher, and grocery store.
The Schoorlse Duinen
Schoorl is the perfect place for those who love tranquility and nature. The 'De Schoorlse Duinen' nature reserve is the widest and most varied along the Dutch coast. There are beautiful hiking trails and cycling paths that wind through the dunes and polder landscape, as well as a car-free beach entrance (Schoorl aan Zee).
Park Duynvallei is approximately a 15-minute bike ride from the center of Schoorl. In the heart of Schoorl, you'll find a unique climbing dune that stands an impressive 54 meters high! At the foot of the climbing dune, you can discover charming shops and restaurants. Art lovers will also find plenty to explore with galleries and art workshops. There are also many special activities organized by the forest authority for children to enjoy.
In the village of Bergen, art, culture, and cultural history define the atmosphere. Bergen offers museums and galleries, an artists' center, lovely boutiques, and even an artificial ski slope for skiing enthusiasts. Throughout the year, there are recurring events such as the Kunst 10-day art festival, Holland Music Sessions, Lichtjesavond (Evening of Lights), the summer Kunstmarkt (Art Market), and various markets.
Alkmaar is a charming city with picturesque canals and unique shops. A must-visit area is Het Fnidsen, the old shopping district with the most delightful boutiques. Don't miss out on a visit to the Cheese or Beer Museum as well. You can also get more tips for the area at our reception!
Other Nearby Attractions
Attractive cities such as Haarlem and Amsterdam, with numerous tourist and recreational facilities, are also easily accessible within a short drive.