Schagen is located in the north-western part of the Netherlands. The city lies between Den Helder and Alkmaar. The provincial town is just 60 km (37.28 miles) from Amsterdam. A popular tourist attraction in Schagen is the De Westfriese Omringdijk, which is the historic dyke. The town’s Market Square is also a tourist haunt and the beautiful Grote Kerk Schagen or Big Church of Schagen in the city centre is a famous landmark. There are plenty of bars, restaurants and an indoor shopping centre here. The cultural centre dubbed Markt18 is also around the corner. A visit to Vreeburg, the antique carriage museum, is a must. Vintage car lovers would enjoy the Automuseum Schagen. Travellers can soak in some medieval history with a visit to the Schagen Castle. Locals call it the Slot Schagen or Kasteel. If you visit the city during summer, you can enjoy some Westfriese Folklore. This a popular event that occurs every Thursday and you can see antique carriages being paraded through the city. There is music, dancing, and people dressed in traditional Dutch attire. Travellers can also check out the Paasvee Exhibition in the morning, which has a cattle market. You can also see the tulips in bloom in the Bulb area. There is plenty to explore and see in this idyllic provincial town. Here’s a look at the top ten Airbnb vacation rentals in Schagen to get you started on a Dutch vacation.
This rental is in North Holland in Anna Paulowna. It takes one hour to get here from Amsterdam. The rental is just 10 minutes’ away from the train station and is in one of the biggest Bulb areas in the world, making it quite a spectacle in spring when the tulips bloom. You get a private room in the house, which accommodates two people. The bathroom is shared. You get access to the kitchen and breakfast is included. You also get Wi-Fi access, free parking on the premises, cable TV, dryer, heating, washer and essentials. The beach is nearby and the zoo is in the vicinity as well. There are quite a few eateries and shops around. The town is a few minutes’ drive from here.
Top guest reviewsthe room is as described and you can looking forward to a fantastic and delicious breakfasti felt so welcome at lias place as the others already said the breakfast was greatlia did me a big and complete breakfast so good to start your daylovely breakfast warm reception and they are very friendlythe breakfast was fantasticbeautiful rooms everything is cleanthe place is clean and so beautifulthe house is clean and comfortbleeverything is very clean and decorated with lovethe room and bathroom is very clean with everything you need
Host:lia is a great hostnice host and nice apartmentlia and nic were great hostslia and nic are wonderful hoststhe host ria was so kindRead more reviewsgreat location within walking distance of train station and flower gardensperfect location for day trips and bike ridingso if someone like to spend a relaxed weekend this is a perfect locationthe room is pretty near the train station and quiet housenice place in a calm neighborhood
This rental is in Waarland, near the Alkamar beach and Stad Schagen. Staying in the pipo wagon amid the wilderness is a one-of-a-kind experience. The rental accommodates four guests and has two bedrooms and a bath. Guests can enjoy a meal in the garden with the picnic table or the quiet of the greenhouse. You also have access to a hot tub, but its use is chargeable. The pipo wagon is on a fenced lawn and is quite close to the butterfly garden. You can also canoe in the area or enjoy a barbeque. You get amenities like hot water, essentials, heating, TV, washer, pocket Wi-Fi and free parking on the premises. The home does not allow smoking or parties and is unsuitable for pets.
Top guest reviewsvery clean and all presented welleverything was really clean nice naturalvery clean and a warm welcome with a warm hottubgreat place really lovely and cozy clean and really quite
Host:irma and jack are awesome hostthey are great hosts and their place is very cozyirma and jack are great hostsreally thoughtful hosts with a beautiful spaceirma and her husband are lovely very helpful when neededRead more reviewsa perfect place to spend a nightwhat a great place so beautiful and uniquecouldn’t recommend this place enoughwe stayed 3 in irma place and it was amazing
Imagine living in the middle-of-nowhere, in a house amid the wilderness, but with modern amenities at your disposal. This condo in Schagen is built over a stable and is the perfect romantic getaway for couples. It has one bedroom and a bath, accommodating two people. There is a kitchen where guests can cook meals if they so wish. Amenities offered include essentials, Wi-Fi, heating, iron, TV and parking on premises. No smoking or parties are permitted. The rental is unsuitable for pets. The swimming pool is just five minutes’ away from the apartment. The town centre is a ten-minute walk. The property is a fifteen-minute walk from the station. Driving to the beach by car takes fifteen minutes.
Top guest reviewsnice apartment we had a lovely stayjan’s place was very clean and comfortablenonetheless your accommodation is very cosy and clean and we had a nice stayeven though your accommodation was clean and comfortable its description was inaccurateplace was clean and cozy with well-stocked amenitiesbeautuful cosy and clean apartment in a nice and calm area
Host:nice appartment very attentively hostjan is very kind and a perfect hostjan is also a kind host and nice to talk tojan was a very good host and have a really nice estatejan was a very hospitable host and also gave some tips on good restaurants nearbyRead more reviewsit is located in a beautiful area of north holland and very close to town centerfirst: the location was perfectit lies in a beautiful landscape near schagen and give you a nice place to relaxyou can go to train station by jan's bike 10minutes and this is so entertaining thank you for all janit's close enough to ride one of jan's bikes into this adorable town
This rental is on the outskirts of Schagen and is a short distance from the beach. Located in a quiet area, the home accommodates two guests. You get a bedroom to yourself and the shared bathroom has a bathtub. The bedroom is in the attic and is quite cozy. You also have access to the kitchen and veranda. The rental offers free parking on the premises but does not permit smoking or hosting of parties. It is also unsuitable for pets. Amenities offered include heating, Wi-Fi, washer, iron and essentials. The hosts also whip up a lovely breakfast for guests.
Top guest reviewslovely room very clean and confortablethe house inside is very clean as what nadine said the kitchen is free to use
Host:they re so friendly and they make you feel like at homenadine and sander are great hostsRead more reviewsit's located in a quiet and beautiful residence area
For those eyeing an authentic farmhouse experience in Schagen need to head to the Traphoeve in North Holland. This farmhouse is near the Westfrisian dyke and has been restored. It is in the midst of lush green meadows and surrounded by ponds. The apartment accommodates five people, boasting three bedrooms and a bathroom. It has a spacious kitchen which is well equipped. Guests can enjoy some quiet time in the living area. You can rent a bicycle from the owners and explore the countryside. The Maria Chapel is also nearby and a popular tourist destination. The flat does not permit smoking or parties. It is unsuitable for pets. You get amenities like heating, cable TV, Wi-Fi, free parking on premises and essentials.
Top guest reviewsvery clean and comfortablethe flat was great comfortable actually quite big for one family clean very quiet etcon the one hand the appartement was very clean and adequate in other respectsRead more reviews
Host:corinne was a very helpful hostcorine was a great host and her appartement was amazing
This detached cottage with its private garden is quite spacious. The fully-furnished home in Schagen has two bedrooms and a bath, accommodating four people. You can cook up a meal in the kitchen or enjoy a barbeque out in the huge garden. You need to pay a tourist tax and if you stay here from October to April, you would need to shell out some extra money for the electricity. You get free parking on the premises, Wi-Fi, essentials, washer, dryer, shampoo and heating. The rental does not allow smoking or parties. It is unsuitable for pets. The town centre is at a short distance and you can cycle around to explore the countryside.
Top guest reviewsgood living room and upper master bedrooma very enjoyable stay in a well equipped apartment with a beautiful outside area and gardenplace is extremely peaceful and cleanthe house is really beautiful clean and very well equippedgreat garden and a clean well stocked house with everything one needs
Host:the host mireille is really nice and very helpfulmireille and jan are very kindRead more reviewsbeautiful country side location near schagena good location for cyclingnice quiet and really close from schagen
This cottage is 100 meters (328 foot) from Westfriese Omringdijk and located at the edge of Schagen. It has two bedrooms and a bath, accommodating four people. The farm has a well-equipped kitchen, a cozy living area and a lovely patio overlooking the lush green fields. You get amenities like Wi-Fi, heating, hot water, TV, essentials and free parking on the premises. The location is ideal for those looking to explore North Holland by bicycling or hiking. The beach is also a short distance by car – ten minutes away. Living on the farm has its own charm and you get to interact with the goat, sheep and horses.
Top guest reviewsit's lovely it's clean and well equippedbest place to stay in holland clean and quiet place to staymarja helped in everything we asked and the house very clean and confortableRead more reviews
Host:host is helpful and niceregarding our stay marja was very flexibl and helpful
This rental is in the heart of Schagen and is a 40-minute train ride from Amsterdam. The property accommodates two guests and serves up a fabulous breakfast. You not only get a private bedroom and bath but also have access to a rooftop terrace that offers spectacular views. The property is well connected to public transport and is 10 km (6.21 miles) from the dunes and the beach. You get amenities such as Wi-Fi, heating, cable TV, shampoo, hot water, free parking on premises and essentials. It is unsuitable for pets and does not permit smoking or parties.
This mobile home in the Dutch town is located in rural area, on a campsite. It is located near the centre and one can access restaurants and shops easily. The mobile home accommodates six people and has three bedrooms and a toilet and shower. You also have a living area and a kitchen at your disposal. The rental offers amenities like Wi-Fi, cable TV, dryer, pool, heating, free parking on premises and washer for a fee. Guests can access the swimming pool on the campsite, as well as other amenities. The beach is around 8 km (4.97 miles) from the rental. The Thursday market in Schagen is popular with tourists. The rental does not permit smoking or hosting of events.
Top guest reviewsbasic but clean and in a lovelylocation
Host:hosts very responsive to queriesthe hosts are quick in communication and helpfulRead more reviewsnice silent place not far from the seapositive and good suggestions about the place of stay
This family home is spacious and can accommodate a maximum of eight guests. It has four bedrooms and one bath. Guests can lounge in the cozy living area with the fireplace or in the large garden. You can enjoy a picnic in the garden and kids can have fun in the playhouse. Guests have a well-equipped kitchen at their disposal. Amenities offered include free parking space on the premises, Wi-Fi, essentials, washing machine, dryer, heating and cable TV. Hosting of events and smoking is not permitted. While the home is not suitable for pets, you can take prior permission from the host to bring along a small pet. The town is a short distance from the home.
Top guest reviewsa great place to stay cosy and tasteful interieur a fully equipped kitchen nothing missingthe living room is very pleasant to stay in there is a fireplace that you can usethe house was clean and comfortable in a little piece of heaven
Host:ivan was a really great hostthe host was very friendly and available for us thank youthe owner is of a remarkable availability and discreet at the same timeRead more reviewsthe house was also good located near the town and good places to visithouse very nice fully equipped very calm neighborhood very good place to visit this area of the holland
Explore Schagen's serene countryside
This scenic town is ideal for nature lovers. You can explore the countryside on a bicycle or go hiking. The tulips in bloom are a spectacular sight and a popular draw for tourists. For the less adventurous, a quiet day at the beach or at the farm is the perfect way to unwind.
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