In the immediate surroundings of Resort Markermeer, there is plenty to see and do. How about lovely walks and cycling trips in the woods and wetlands?
You’ll find the best mix of urban and countryside comfort at EuroParcs Resort Markermeer in Bovenkarspel. Have a taste of 17th-century history in towns like Hoorn, Enkhuizen and Medemblik, where the architecture in the town centre takes you back centuries in time. Admire the Drommedaris in Enkhuizen, enjoy the cosy atmosphere at Roode Steen in Hoorn or visit Radboud castle in Medemblik. In all three towns, the ports are breathtaking beautiful and could even be mistaken for stills. Relive history in the popular museums, such as the Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen and the Westfries Museum in Hoorn.
If you’re keen on the countryside in Markermeer, the EuroParcs Resort Markermeer is definitely the place to be. You’ll enjoy beautiful views of the Markerkmeer lake from your holiday chalet, from Markermeerdijk during a cycling trip or from the brand-new nature reserve Marker Wadden between Enkhuizen and Lelystad.
The kids will love swimming at Markermeer and romping around in the play area. But there are plenty of other activities in the area too, such as the Sprookjeswonderland amusement park in Enkhuizen, the indoor and outdoor play area (with a pool!) De Holle Bolle Boom in Tuitjenhorn, the Van Blaenckendaell Park zoo, which is also located in Tuitjenhorn, and the Landgoed Hoenderdaell zoo in Anna Paulowna. And why not head to the Den Oever port to admire the seafish? The kids will be thrilled!
"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.
The barefoot path is a walking trail with many challenges. You walk barefoot over natural materials. By walking barefoot you achieve more inner peace. Your bare feet are naturally massaged. Experience nature on the outside but also on the inside!
Do you like nature, excitement, and being active? Then come check out Klimpark Streekbos in Bovenkarspel. A cozy, adventurous and exciting experience for young and old and both beginning and experienced climbers! A fantastic nature experience.
Association Orion is situated in a beautiful nature reserve "Streekbos". Streekbos Paviljoen lies on the edge of a lake with a large beach. It's definitely worth taking a walk here.
At the top of North Holland, between Bovenkarspel and Enkhuizen, you can find the amazing nature reserve Streekbos Bovenkarspel. You're more than welcome at our cozy restaurant IJgenweis.
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.
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.
Go on an exciting journey through time with the steam streetcar from Hoorn to Medemblik. From there, you can take a boat to Enkhuizen, where you will be able to visit the South Sea Museum.
With Bootverhuur Enkhuizen you will experience an unforgettable day on the water. Take an extensive day trip on one of our boats from our boarding point in the center of Enkhuizen.
The Steam Engine Museum in Medemblik is located in the Stoomgemaal Vier Noorder Koggen. The museum shows the technique of steam engines and the historical background of industrialization.
At Sailing School Enkhuizen you can rent sailing boats, take sailing lessons and enjoy the terrace of the beach pavilion. In short: water experience for everyone.