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Haarlem

About Haarlem

The city of Haarlem originated from a Roman settlement, and has various Flemish influences, because many Flemish people traveled here during the Golden Age. It is a place where the rich and powerful people lived in those times. These influences are still evident. Haarlem has a rich history, because it is a city built by pioneers. The art of book printing was discovered here. Whether the Flemish influence has something to do with this or not, people from Haarlem have a real lust for life and this is apparent in the gastronomical city centre. There are countless cafes and exclusive restaurants. Of course you can always get some fresh air on the beach, which isn’t far from Haarlem. Lots of reasons to come and discover this interesting city!

Hotspots in Haarlem