Just a 5-minute walk away is the old harbor of Monnickendam, where you can discover several cozy restaurants. The recreational area 'Hemmeland' is a 20-minute walk away, ideal for a relaxing walk and a refreshing dip in the water. 10 minutes away by car is the Theetuin in Overleek, where you can enjoy a delicious lunch and take a relaxing boat ride in an electric whisper boat. Amsterdam is easily accessible within 20 minutes by public transportation. Also explore nearby Edam, Volendam, Marken (10-15 minutes by car) and Haarlem (40 minutes away), all of which are worth visiting.
Do you have more time? Then also visit Alkmaar, Hoorn, Haarlem, Delft and/or Utrecht.
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