Egmond aan den Hoef is located on the edge of the dunes. A village in the municipality of Bergen where you can enjoy the beautiful bulb fields in the spring. Egmond aan den Hoef is also popularly referred to as 'De Hoef'. In the early 20e century an American painters colony was established in Egmond aan den Hoef.
Egmond aan den Hoef has it all; meadows, dunes, polder and beautiful bulb fields in bloom in spring. It is therefore not for nothing that you can enjoy walking and cycling in Egmond aan den Hoef. You will pass the castle ruins and the castle chapel, which was once an imposing castle. But also along the dune area, which alternates with fens and wild animals that graze there. What is perhaps the most beautiful thing about Egmond aan den Hoef is the overwhelming tranquility that you will find here!
Egmond aan den Hoef has a beautiful location. You can reach the beach of Egmond aan Zee within a 2,5 kilometer drive. The city center of Alkmaar is a fifteen minute drive away. You drive on the N512 almost immediately to get to the A9 from there via the N9.
The few beautiful farmhouses in Egmond aan den Hoef are characteristic of the North Holland landscape. Some of these farms and houses in this beautiful village are therefore a protected townscape and characterized as national monuments. The eye-catcher of the village is the Slotkapel, which is nowadays widely used for weddings and cultural activities, including concerts and events. There is much to experience in the Slotkwartier, for example, there is a nice walking route through which there is a lot to see!
In the 2e The Hoever Village Festival takes place on the weekend of June. On Saturday afternoon and evening you will be taken into the history of Egmond aan den Hoef. The Slotkwartier is then transformed into an experience of art, culture, food, drink, music and games. An annual market with more than 120 stalls will be established on the Sunday following the party. Everything is sold here; from items found in the attic to new clothing and artistic objects.
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