In the immediate surroundings of Resort De Rijp, there is plenty to see and do. On this page, we’ve tried to give you a complete overview of everything you can see and do in the area. Still, don’t hesitate to stop by our reception desk. Our team will gladly tell you all about our beautiful province!
Keen to visit Amsterdam for one day or more? Then is the place to be! The capital is only a 30-minute drive from this centrally located holiday resort in West-Graftdijk. This EuroParcs resort is without a doubt the most versatile in North Holland, just 10 minutes away from the Zaanstreek area, with Zaanse Schans, and Alkmaar, with its legendary summer cheese market. Even closer to the park, just a 5-minute drive away, you will find the Beemster World Heritage site, which is famous for its cheese. De Rijp is also just a stone’s throw from the resort. It was once crowned the most beautiful village in North Holland. The fourteen monumental Schermer mills are definitely also worth a visit - this is the Kinderdijk of North Holland! About a 30-minute drive from EuroParcs Resort De Rijp, you can enjoy the beauty of the North Holland west coast. As you can see, EuroParcs Resort De Rijp is surrounded by countless attractions. There’s something to suit every taste! This holiday resort also boasts a lot of and leisure possibilities, from a petting zoo to an outdoor play area, and an indoor an outdoor pool.
The Beemster golf-links have a 9 holes course, training-greens, a driving-range, locker-space, a clubhouse/restaurant, a hotel, a golf-shop and a golf-school at their disposal. Members and non-members are welcome here.
With its more than 2.500 shops, the Bazaar is Europe's largest indoor market. It's the perfect cheap day trip, even when the weather is bad. The Bazaar is open every weekend.
Above all Alkmaar is the cheese-town of Holland. During the season (from the first Friday in April up to and including the first Friday in September) a traditional cheese market is being held here on Friday morning from 10.00 o'clock till 12.30 o'clock . The cheeses are being sold by the merchants by means of clapping hands.
The city of Amsterdam has many faces. Everybody knows the 165 romantic canals including its 1281 bridges, the more than 600.000 bicycles, the roaring nightlife and the abundant flowers market. But apart from that the city is offering a lot of other sights, excellent shopping possibilities and different exhibitions in 50 museums. Amsterdam has got it all!
In the vicinity of villa park "De Rijp" there are several cinema's and bowling centers. Do you want to know which movies are being shown right now? Drop in at the reception and you're immediately being informed.
Burg-golf club Purmerend disposes of a 36-holes championship course and a 9-holes par-3 course. The holes have been spaciously put up and they provide beginners as well as more experienced players with a challenging round.
Take the challenge and improvise to find your way, together with your team, through the escape rooms. Will you make it in 60 minutes? Choose the Bank Heist or Romanov's Bunker.
A splendid spa/wellness-hotel-restaurant is situated. The combination of the historical elements and the wonderful natural environment of the Beemster. Make your visit a true and unforgettable event!
The fortress at Spijkerboor is the largest fortress in the scaffolding of the city of Amsterdam. A world wide recognized culture monument. For this reason it has been placed on the UNESCO- list of world inheritances in 1996.
With 66 holes, divided into seven courses, the golf-inks of Spaarnwoude are the largest golf-links in Europe. And they are accessible for everybody, everyone can take advantage of the huge surface area to play golf.
While enjoying a short boat trip, you'll not only be able to see how the Dutchmen were living in this area a century ago, but you can even smell, taste and feel it. The typical ancient -Dutch way of feeling is being brought back to life in this open-air museum.
1100 square meters of indoor thematized playing pleasure for the benefit of kids in the age of zero up to and including eleven years old. From the kitchen garden the parents can keep an eye on their kids while they're enjoying a bite and/or a drink.
Between Alkmaar and Bergen lies Speelderij De Batavier, where time seems to have stood still for a while. In the middle of the trees you slide down a real, old-fashioned high slide and all of you sit on the family swing. Fun, for young and old!
"Fairy tales wonderland" is the one and only place for your young offspring to let the stories , which you're used to read to them before they're going to sleep, become a reality. Meet the "Booted Cat" or "Snow-white and the mean witch" . Enjoy the train ride through the park, the animals who live there (among other things goats and rabbits) or the pancake-house.
Volendam, the beautiful fishing village at the Ijsselmeer, with its traditional costumes and dresses, as well as music and fish. Little houses in the labyrinth behind the harbor, souvenir shops, which are open seven days a week. Restaurants with a typical Volendam atmosphere, where an important part of the menu consists of fish. Coming right out of the water fresh into your tray.
The "Zaanse Schans" is a unique living- and working neighbourhood, full of turning (rotating) wind-mills, ancient (traditional) crafts, special museums and beautiful houses , which are made of green wood. Experience, taste and smell the atmosphere (ambiance) from the eighteenth and nineteenth century.