The old centre of Haarlem didn’t lose his historical character. There are many small streets, squares with churches, canals and little ….’hofjes’.
In the middle of the centre you will find the enormous and beautiful St.Bavo Cathedral.
In the surroundings of Haarlem you will find the famous bulbfields and the ‘Keukenhof’. The beaches of Bloemendaal and Zandvoort are also nearby.
In the centre there are many nice restaurants and bars, and you will be surprised by the many little shopping streets. For further information, have a look at the website www.haarlemmarketing.nl
So, Haarlem is an ideal city with a mixture of culture and sparkling city life. The beach is nearby and at a short distance of 15 minutes by train you are in Amsterdam.