The maritime orientated Den Helder contains a large variety of attractions surrounding this theme, such as the Navy- and Rescue museum. Historic fortKijkduin , a restored fort from the days of Napoleon, containing a museum regarding here rich history and a North Sea aquarium with walkthrough tunnel, is also a visit worthwhile.

The yearly returning Navy Days also take place in Den Helder. Every Tuesday in the months of July and August the Juttersmarket takes place in the centre of Den Helder. A visit to historic Alkmaar is also a nice sightseeing trip.

A day trip to Wadden Isle Texel with its endless beaches and charming villages is a day well spend. A tripe to the Isle takes 20 minutes by ferry.


1. Strand / Zee 2. Restaurants 3. Donkere duinen 4. Marinemuseum 5. Reddingmuseum 6. Fort Kijkduin