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Top 5 Highlights Katwijk

1. Wake up at the beach!
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You can enjoy your stay in Katwijk literally with your feet in the sand. Just imagine: sleeping on the beach in a stylish beach house. You wake up†in the morning with a†plunge into the surf, followed by a nice breakfast with a sea view. To experience the genuine beach feeling, a beach house in Katwijk comes highly recommended.†

2. Katwijk Hiking and Biking
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Through the dunes. At the beach. Along the village centers. Through Panbos woods. Katwijk is best to be discovered on foot or by bicycle! There are several routes that will take you along the most beautiful places of Katwijk, Rijnsburg, Valkenburg and the surrounding area. Whether you are in for a long tour by (mountain) bike or whether you a looking for a short stroll to take with your kids, there will always be a route that suits you!

Looking for an interesting route? Check out www.toproutenetwerk.nl, or visit the Tourist Information Center in Katwijk.
3. Surprising Events
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Dozens of activities and events take place in Katwijk every year. For example festivals, live music and sport events. The local event calender is chock full of activities, especially during†spring and the summer months!
4. Soldaat van Oranje
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The musical Soldaat van Oranje has become a real household name in the Netherlands. It has already attracted over one million visitors. Though ‘musical’ is perhaps not the best way to describe it. A visit to Soldaat van Oranje is a unique experience, one you will not easily forget!!

Want to combine the performance with an overnight stay? Several accommodation providers offer an interesting Soldaat van Oranje package.
5. Many possibilities for a fun autumn day out
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Katwijk is centrally located and is therefore the perfect place to stay. With Katwijk as a home base, you can enjoy a variety of special days out. Learn all about space travel at Space Expo, visit the spectacular Tikibad in Duinrell amusement park or relive old times at the Stroomtrein Katwijk Leiden. But the cities of Leiden, The Hague and Amsterdam can also be easily reached from Katwijk.†