From Amsterdam, which occupies a central position in Holland, nothing is easier than going to the market in Alkmaar (40 km), having lunch in a small fishing port, spending an afternoon sunbathing on a beach (about 40 km) or visiting the Frans Hals museum in Haarlem (24 km). From the capital, you can easily reach this small area of North Holland by car, bus, train, boat and even... by bicycle, as the term "flat country" is justified. It is possible to put your bike on the train (a ticket allowing you to take your bike on the train, called dagkaart fiets, will cost you around 6 €), so it is a good idea to ride your bike on the way to and from the train. The localities that we present to you give rise to nice little excursions for the day, or even more if you like!

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