The municipality of Schagen has a rich history with many developments around the coast, the city and the countryside. To see, feel and smell a piece of the real Holland, this region is the place to go. The history is still clearly visible in places such as the country estates on the Grote Sloot, the farmhouses and the picturesque villages of Valkkoog and Eenigenburg.
Whether you are looking for an active or quiet day out. There are plenty of possibilities. Walk or cycle through the North Holland villages, go shopping in the Makado shopping centre, sail through the long ditches with the Sloop network, or visit the West Frisian Folklore Market. What will you do?
Along the North Sea coast lie the beautiful wide and clean beaches of Callantsoog, Petten, Groote Keeten and Sint Maartenszee. The coast is over 17,5 kilometres long. Enjoy a day at the beach with the whole family or add an overnight stay at one of the accommodations nearby.Read more about beach & dunes
What could be better than enjoying the fresh outdoor air on a beautiful day? The possibilities are endless. You can rent a boat from various companies. Take a look at all the sailing routes and traverse the beautiful area. Or go on an excursion and enjoy a beautiful day on the water.Read more about water recreation