There is plenty to do in Medemblik. Whether you are looking for peace and space, history and culture or fun. The beautiful nature offers plenty of opportunities for hiking and cycling. There is ample entertainment in and on the water. But there is also plenty to discover and learn about history. The delicious catering and nice shops complete the offer.
Medemblik has a lot of stories. Read all about them.
The choice was simple: wet feet or hard work. The West-Frisians opted for the latter and pumped the polders dry with...the power of steam. The Stoommachinemuseum is all about this laborious part of history.Read this story
Nothing beats the smell of freshly baked bread. Museum De Oude Bakkerij is mouthwatering to its visitors every single day. You'll travel 60 years back in time to the days of old-fashioned bread and cookie baking.Read this story
Imagine: your beeper sounds at 3 AM. A ship in trouble. As a member of the Reddingsmaatschappij (Rescue Company), Menno Betzema sails out to save anyone in trouble during the wee hours.Read this story
Enjoying the view of vines, wine glass in hand: you can do it in West-Friesland. At Saalhof Estate you can taste organic wine as well as stay overnight and enjoy a lavish dinner.Read this story
Sven Luijbe has been addicted to kiting since the age of three. Although it was still a lot of experimentation with the then still relatively unknown sport, Sven was able to kite rather than run, so to speak. Kitesurfing is a way of life for Sven and for many kiters.Read this story
Every place, every street and every house has a story everywhere and also in Medemblik, the oldest city in West Friesland. Ever wonder what happened here long, long ago?Read this story
Armed with a handle and a potato box, young and old sink to their knees, to dig the greatest treasure of Opperdoes from the earth with extreme caution.Read this story
Teletime machines only exist in comics and "Back to the future", right? But no! A trip with the Museum steam tram Hoorn-Medemblik also makes you a time traveler.Read this story
Linn is eleven years old. A beautiful little girl from Medemblik. She has long flowing hair, is a Billie Eilish fan and is preparing to go to senior school next year.Read this story
Good food, a glass of wine and rippling water around you. You don't need more to feel rich and happy.Read this story