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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 03:08 PM (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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Location insights

Sightseeing Tipps, Historical Background and Trivia

We got more information about sightseeing tips as well as background information on historical events or famous people and things. Each with descriptions and links for further research on our dedicated Castricum sightseeing & history overview.

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

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 25°C / 76 °F

Morning Temperature 17°C / 63 °F
Evening Temperature 22°C / 71 °F
Night Temperature 18°C / 65 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 59%
Air Pressure 1026.2 hPa
Wind Speed Moderate breeze with 10 km/h (6 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear
Sky is clear

Tuesday, 4th of August 2015

Moderate rain Day: 17°C (63 °F)
Night: 17°C (63 °F)
Moderate rain, moderate breeze, broken clouds.

Wednesday, 5th of August 2015

Scattered clouds Day: 20°C (68 °F)
Night: 19°C (65 °F)
Scattered clouds, gentle breeze.

Thursday, 6th of August 2015

Light rain Day: 20°C (69 °F)
Night: 16°C (61 °F)
Light rain, moderate breeze, scattered clouds.

Webcam Collection

Beverwijk: Wijkertoren

Still of webcam in Castricum

lat/lng: 52.486 / 4.658
7 mi from city centre The cam "Beverwijk: Wijkertoren" is located in Beverwijk and has been submitted by user Tjarko. This citycam has been viewed 38,481 times.

Egmond aan Zee: Egmond On...

Still of webcam in Castricum

lat/lng: 52.618 / 4.621
8.4 mi from city centre The cam "Egmond aan Zee: Egmond Online − BEACH ENTRANCE" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user Egmond Online. This citycam has been viewed 167,162 times.


Egmond aan Zee: Vuurtoren...

Still of webcam in Castricum

lat/lng: 52.619 / 4.622
8.5 mi from city centre The cam "Egmond aan Zee: Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee. This citycam has been viewed 100,477 times.

Egmond aan Zee: Vuurtoren...

Still of webcam in Castricum

lat/lng: 52.619 / 4.622
8.5 mi from city centre The cam "Egmond aan Zee: Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee. This citycam has been viewed 39,153 times.


Egmond aan Zee: Vuurtoren...

Still of webcam in Castricum

lat/lng: 52.619 / 4.622
8.5 mi from city centre The cam "Egmond aan Zee: Vuurtoren J.C.J. van Speijk" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee. This citycam has been viewed 38,187 times.

Egmond aan Zee: Webcam

Still of webcam in Castricum

lat/lng: 52.62 / 4.621
8.6 mi from city centre The cam "Egmond aan Zee: Webcam" is located in Egmond aan Zee and has been submitted by user egmondaanzee. This citycam has been viewed 51,614 times.


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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 Heemskerk Marquette****

NH Heemskerk Marquette

Very close

< 2 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: Marquettelaan 34, 1968 JT Heemskerk

The enchanting NH Marquette hotel in Heemskerk is situated on a sprawling 13th century estate. Surrounded by lush greenery, the hotel’s stunning structure dates back to 1225, and includes a c...

Hotel Villa de Klughte***

Hotel Villa de Klughte

Very close

< 5 mi.
Middle Class Hotel
Address: Van Ogtropweg 2, 1949 BA Wijk aan Zee

Our entire team would like to happily welcome you to the Hotel Villa de Klughte. We have plenty of car parks and secure areas for those arriving on motorbike. If you are arriving by car, we have...

Zorghotel de Palatijn****

Zorghotel de Palatijn

Very close

< 6 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: Dillenburgstraat 1, 1814 JV Alkmaar

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 as nurses available for personal care. It...

Golden Tulip Alkmaar****

Golden Tulip Alkmaar

< 6 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: Arcadialaan 6, 1813 KN Alkmaar

In the name of our entire crew, we welcome you warmly to the Golden Tulip Alkmaar. You will find ample parking for your car and secure parking for your two-wheeler when staying with us. Hotel...

Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate****

Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate

< 8 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: Duin en Kruidbergerweg 60, 2071LE Haarlem

We would like to warmly welcome you to the Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate. Our hotel provides lots of parking spaces for its visitors. Free for you We offer our guests a complimentary newspaper...

Fletcher Hotel Restaurant Marijke****

Fletcher Hotel Restaurant Marijke

< 8 mi.
Upper Class Hotel
Address: Dorpsstraat 23 - 25, 1861 KT Bergen

Well suited for a (family) holiday. Perfectly equipped for a congress, a seminar or a meeting. Agreeable and surprising for a romantic weekend For relaxation and pepping oneself up for work during...

Hotel information is provided by hotel.de

Videos from the area

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Doden herdenking 2013 Castricum / Limmen

published: May 10, 2013 length: 36:28 min
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author: Kees Bos

Doden herdenking 4 mei 2013 Castricum / Limmen camera/montage Kees Bos©

Diversen piraten op KPO ontvanger in Castricum

published: November 17, 2012 length: 17:10 min
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author: hans hof

Diversen piratenzenders ruisvrij op de KPO ontvanger in Castricum op zaterdagmorgen

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