What to See and Do in Castricum

What to See and Do in Castricum, Castricum, Netherlands (B)

Before my trip to the Netherlands, I didn’t realize much else existed outside of Amsterdam other than windmills and green pastures. But after spending a few days off the beaten path in the small town of Castricum, I quickly learned that the Netherlands has a lot to offer. From long bike rides to beach sunsets and delicious farm to table cuisine, below is my list of what to see and do in Castricum.

One of the main draws in deciding to stay in Castricum was its location. It is only 45 minutes by train from the airport and 25 minutes to Amsterdam, making it easy to take a day trip to the city. The NS Reisplanner App was helpful in researching train routes and schedules, especially when we found ourselves in Amsterdam at 1am and were ready to make our way home! 

Biking is not only the most efficient method for getting around town, it’s by far the most popular. There are bikes galore and the town was designed to accommodate them. With meticulously manicured paths and bike racks throughout, you could ride around town for hours. Because it’s a smaller town, there is less car traffic making it much safer than biking on the bustling streets of Amsterdam. I struggled at the beginning of the trip because my bike was a bit too tall, but after a couple bobbles, I was tooling around town like a pro!  ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See and Do in Castricum
Guide Location: Netherlands » Castricum
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Sarah Yekinni
Read it on Author's Website: http://www.houseofwend.com/what-to-see-and-do-in-castricum/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Castricum aan Zee
  • Deining
  • Club Zand
  • La Ttrattoria
  • Pizzaria Miamo
  • Café de Balustrade
  • Burgemeester Mooijstraat Street
  • Hotel het Oude Raadhuis