If your trip to Haarlem is all booked but your itinerary is a bit on the empty side, we can give you a few hints and tips.Close to the city center, Frans Hals Museum is one sight you might like to add to your must-see list. Grote Markt and Corrie ten Boom House are also nearby and worth checking out.
More adventure is right around the corner, so fasten that seat belt! Cruise 25 miles down the road and spend a little time at Scheveningen Pier and Madurodam. You’ll find these superb attractions in The Hague. Get set to start clocking up those miles, because Erasmus Bridge and Euromast are also worth a day trip. You’ll find these well-known attractions in Rotterdam, 30 miles away.
Toss a bucket in the back seat and take a day trip to one of the area’s beautiful seaside stretches for some beachcombing fun. See what treasures you can find dotted along the water’s edge before you make your way back to Haarlem. Well-known beaches to consider are:
Zandvoort Beach (5 miles away).
Katwijk Aan Zee Beach (16 miles away).
After a long day of rubbing shoulders with like-minded people, it’s always nice to know you can rest and relax someplace nearby. If you’re visiting Haarlem primarily for work, these are some of the best convention centers that are close to hotels and cafés:
Bakenesserkerk (0.2 miles away).
Claus Event Center (4 miles away).
Ronde Lutherse Kerk (11 miles away).
Some travelers find driving in busy traffic in big cities a bit challenging. But in a compact or economy car, those bustling Haarlem streets will be a snap. Prefer to spend your getaway discovering the surrounding shingle seashores? Have a look at our selection of full-size and mid-size SUVs. With loads of cargo space and power under the hood, these bigger vehicles will make those long, scenic drives even more unforgettable. Crossing off all the attractions and activities that Haarlem is known for has never been easier with your own set of wheels.
There’s plenty of choice when it comes to renting a car in Haarlem. From luxury models to zippy little compacts that make parking a breeze, you’ll find it all here. Selecting your perfect match depends on how much you’d like to spend and where you plan to go. There are some road trips that are just begging you to splurge on your dream ride, whereas others don’t need anything more than a bargain, no-frills type model. Which will it be this time?
There’s adventure around every bend in Haarlem. And with your own ride, it’ll be easier to track down. Make your road trip through this city a safe and easy one with this practical advice:
In Haarlem, motorists stick to the right-hand side. When exploring a new place, it’s wise to book an automatic vehicle. That way, you can concentrate on the road and save worrying about gear changes.
Most of the time, parking in the middle of Haarlem is a breeze. There’s a good choice of on and off-street parking. Like in every city, you’ll have to comply with the parking rules and regulations. Make sure you pay any applicable fees and you don’t overstay any time limits.
One of the advantages of escaping to a smaller city is lighter traffic, so you won’t have to worry too much about peak-hour gridlock. With a population of around 147,600, you can expect a smooth Haarlem driving experience.
Most of the time, your car rental company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local taxes. Or they may provide your contact details to the relevant local law enforcement agency, who’ll then send a fine directly to you.