Surroundings of Schagen

Schagen and its surroundings offer something for everyone



Schagen is a friendly market town in North Holland with 46,528 inhabitants and has a rich history, which is visible in the town centre. The municipality is located in the northwest of West Friesland and most of it lies within the Westfriese Omringdijk. The boutique Hotel Marktstad is located on the Markt in the centre of Schagen.



In the immediate vicinity of boutique hotel Marktstad are the beaches of Callantsoog (10km), Petten (12km), Groote Keten (12km) and Sint Maartensee (9km). Other coastal areas such as Schoorl (13.8km) and Bergen aan Zee (22km) are also close by.



The beautiful white beach of Callantsoog is known as one of the oldest and most beautiful seaside resorts in the Netherlands. In summer, many international tourists from Germany, Belgium and France come here to stay. It is a clean and safe beach, only lies 12 minutes by car from the boutique Hotel Marktstad. The beach is fully equipped and open all year round.


West Friesland

The region around Schagen, Hoorn and Enkhuizen in North Holland is called West Friesland and is home to West Frisians. The region is completely surrounded by the Westfriese Omringdijk. In West Friesland there are many historical V.O.C. (Dutch East India Company) towns, and the many picturesque villages are full of monuments, churches and restored traditional Dutch farmhouses.

Capital of the netherlands


Only 55 minutes by car from boutique Hotel Marktstad is Amsterdam. Take a cruise through the canals, walk through the Vondelpark or shop in the old town of Amsterdam. To help you plan your visit to the beautiful city of Amsterdam in combination with your stay in boutique Hotel Marktstad, our reception will be happy to assist you.


North Holland

The province of North Holland is 4000 km2, has 2.8 million inhabitants and consists of 47 municipalities. From Texel to Amsterdam, from Schagen to Enkhuizen. Noord-Holland has beautiful nature reserves and many seaside resorts with lovely sandy beaches.

The cheese city of the netherlands


Discover the city of Alkmaar with its listed buildings, courtyards and wide range of shops during your stay in the boutique Hotel Marktstad. The city of Alkmaar (20km) is known as "the cheese city". From early April to late September, a traditional cheese market takes place here every week.