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From Hans Brinker to Frans Hals: Haarlem Walking Tour

From Hans Brinker to Frans Hals: Haarlem Walking Tour

Activity provider: HTG Services

Learn about Haarlem, home to the legend of Hans Brinker. See historical monuments, including the Saint Bavo Church, the town hall, and hidden gems such as the picturesque patio Hofje van Oorschot.

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Duration 2 hours
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English, French, German, Dutch, Spanish
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Experience

Highlights
  • Witness the masterpieces at the Frans Hals Museum
  • Hear the stories behind the myths of "the town of the lies"
  • Admire the town's famed St. Bavo church
Full description

Your morning or afternoon in Haarlem will start at your hotel in downtown Haarlem or if you travel to Haarlem from elsewhere at a meeting point near the train station. Explore at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel, and learn all about this town.

See the houses of the Frans Hals Museum, a museum dedicated to preserving the works of this Golden Age painter. Immerse yourself in the lively shopping streets and square market.

Wandering through the streets of Haarlem will take you back to the glory days of Haarlem in the 16th and 17th Century, but you will also encounter some great modern architecture built no more than a few years ago. Visit the famed Saint Bavo Church, whose construction started in the middle ages. One of its famous visitors has been Mozart, who played the famous Müller organ at the age of 10. Other famous composers who played the organ are Händel and Mendelsohn.

Includes
  • Private tour in chosen language
  • Experienced, knowledgeable, and friendly guide
  • Entrance fee for St. Bavo Church
  • All local taxes
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Entrance fee for Frans Hals Museum

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Meeting point

Benches in front of the Starbucks at train station Haarlem Central. Your guide will be waiting, holding a sign with your name on it.

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Important information

Know before you go

  •  A moderate amount of walking is involved in this tour
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October 8, 2019

The two-hour tour of downtown Haarlem flew by.

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October 19, 2021

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