Castricum Destination Guide

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Castricum in North Holland (region) with it's 35,256 inhabitants is a city in Netherlands - about 16 mi (or 25 km) North-West of Amsterdam, the country's capital.

Local time in Castricum is now 07:23 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Amsterdam" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these bigger locations might be interesting for you: Zaanstad, Westerzij, Velsen, Utrecht, Uitgeest or Schulpstet. When in this area, you might want to check out Wormerveer, Waterakkers, Overdie, Meerestein, Hofgeest and IJmuiden aan Zee as well. We know of 4 airports close to Castricum. The clostest airport we know of is Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (IATA: AMS) with a distance of 17 mi (or 27.4 km) South of the city centre of Castricum.

To view way more photos of of this place and the area check out our Castricum photo gallery. It has recently been updated.

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Local Weather Conditions & Forecast

Current weather for the greater area of Castricum for Monday, 22nd of December 2014.

Light rain
10°C / 50 °F
Temperature during night:
10°C / 50 °F
Chance of rainfall:
2%
General weather conditions:
Light rain
Wind and sky conditions:
High wind, near gale with 23 km/h (14 mph) from East. Overcast clouds
Air pressure & humidity:
1026.1 hPa with 88% air humidity
Forecast for Tuesday, 23rd of December 2014
Moderate rain
Day: 11°C (51 °F)
Night: 10°C (50 °F)
Moderate rain, strong breeze, overcast clouds.
Forecast for Wednesday, 24th of December 2014
Moderate rain
Day: 8°C (47 °F)
Night: 9°C (47 °F)
Moderate rain, high wind, near gale, broken clouds.
Forecast for Thursday, 25th of December 2014
Light rain
Day: 9°C (48 °F)
Night: 7°C (44 °F)
Light rain, light breeze, few clouds.

Weather information is provided by openweathermap.org.

Sightseeing Tipps

We got more sightseeing tips with detailed descriptions on our dedicated Castricum sightseeing overview.

  • Bakkum
  • Akersloot
  • Egmond aan den Hoef
  • AFAS Stadion
  • Egmond (municipality)
  • Alkmaarderhout
  • Koninklijke Hoogovens
  • Achterdam
  • Assendelft
  • Alkmaar

Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Castricum during the next days.

Dec
24
2014

Sweet Le Freak - X-Mash

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
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Bombay Show Pig

Starting at: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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Dec
26
2014

Tim Schilder - Retro

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
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Wouter S. - TBA

Starting at: no exact start tme given.
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Dec
27
2014

Paraview Alkmaar

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Sieradenbeurs Alkmaar

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Sweet Le Freak - ...

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Paraview Beurs December 2014 Alkmaar

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Sieradenbeurs 2014 Alkmaar

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Sieradenbeurs Alkmaar

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Videos from the area

These are videos related to the place based on their coordinates. Check the Castricum video gallery for a broader collection..

1# Frostmourne Replica Sword with Glowing Effects

Play VideoFrostmourne Replica Sword with Glowing Effects

Duration: 00:48 min
Uploaded: August 25, 2008
Views: 151,022 - Rating: 4.82879/5
uploaded by: Cagliostro2k

READ! - You can buy the Sword at weaponmasters (dot) com. The price I paid back then was $375. The Euro was strong so II think I paid around 235 euro's The weight is about 16 pounds(7.5Kg) The size is 47" Overall Length with 28" Stainless Steel Blade. So almost 120cm overall. The point is sharp, the rest of the sword is dull. This is the official Sword, made by Blizzard and Weaponmasters/Epicweapo...

2# 2011 Castricum-Nederland-Duinen Strand 2011 Nederland

Play Video2011 Castricum-Nederland-Duinen Strand 2011 Nederland

Duration: 02:16 min
Uploaded: October 24, 2011
Views: 184 - Rating: 0/5
uploaded by: gerardtruus

Duinen en Strand bij Castricum in Nederland Beach and dunes in Castricum in the Netherlands

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Hotels & Hostels: Places to stay

See the Castricum hotels overview to get more hotels for this place. Or directly pick one of these popular hotels below to learn more about it.

NH Marquette

< 2mi. The enchanting NH Marquette hotel in Heemskerk is situated on a sprawling 13th century estate. Surrounded by lush greenery, the hotel’s stunning struc...

Address:
Marquettelaan 34
1968 JT Heemskerk

Hotel Villa de Klughte

< 5mi. Our entire staff would like to happily welcome you to the Hotel Villa de Klughte. There are lots of parking spots for our hotel clientele. A secure ar...

Address:
Van Ogtropweg 2
1949 BA Wijk aan Zee

Zorghotel de Palatijn

< 6mi. Palatijn is a care hotel and is only a 15-minute walk from the famous Waagplein in the centre of historic Alkmaar. There are physiotherapists as well ...

Address:
Dillenburgstraat 1
1814 JV Alkmaar

Golden Tulip Alkmaar

< 6mi. We would like to cheerfully welcome you to the Golden Tulip Alkmaar. If you need to rent a car, they are available from the hotel. We also have a car ...

Address:
Arcadialaan 6
1813 KN Alkmaar

Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate

< 8mi. Our entire team would like to happily welcome you to the Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate. The hotel offers 75 double rooms and 75 single rooms. Our ho...

Address:
Duin en Kruidbergerweg 60
2071 LE Haarlem

Fletcher Hotel Restaurant Marijke

< 8mi. Well suited for a (family) holiday. Perfectly equipped for a congress, a seminar or a meeting. Agreeable and surprising for a romantic weekend For rel...

Address:
Dorpsstraat 23 - 25
1861 KT Bergen

Hotel information is provided by hotel.de

Webcam Collection

Beverwijk Wijkertoren

Still of webcam in Castricum

This citycam has been viewed 25,801 times and is located about 6.99mi away from the city centre at (lat/lng) 52.486 / 4.658. The cam "Beverwijk Wijkertoren" is located in Beverwijk and has been submitted by user Tjarko.

Egmond Online - BEACH

Still of webcam in Castricum

This citycam has been viewed 86,256 times and is located about 8.35mi away from the city centre at (lat/lng) 52.618 / 4.621. The cam "Egmond Online - BEACH" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user Egmond Online.

Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Spei...

Still of webcam in Castricum

This citycam has been viewed 77,376 times and is located about 8.48mi away from the city centre at (lat/lng) 52.619 / 4.622. The cam "Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk , Egmond aan Zee" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee.

Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Spei...

Still of webcam in Castricum

This citycam has been viewed 26,712 times and is located about 8.49mi away from the city centre at (lat/lng) 52.619 / 4.622. The cam "Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk , Egmond aan Zee" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee.

Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Spei...

Still of webcam in Castricum

This citycam has been viewed 26,461 times and is located about 8.49mi away from the city centre at (lat/lng) 52.619 / 4.622. The cam "Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk , Egmond aan Zee" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee.

Egmond aan Zee

Still of webcam in Castricum

This citycam has been viewed 35,934 times and is located about 8.61mi away from the city centre at (lat/lng) 52.62 / 4.621. The cam "Webcam Egmond aan Zee" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee.

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