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About Ijmuiden
IJmuiden is a port city in the Dutch province of North Holland and is the main town in the municipality of Velsen. It is located at the mouth of the North Sea Canal to Amsterdam.

Fort Island was built at the end of the 19th century to protect the sea locks. There are still numerous bunkers on the island from WWII.

The nearby Snow Planet is a ski and snowboarding resort, catering for both adults and children.

The Ruins of Brederode are the remains of the medieval castle built around 1355.

The gardens of Beeckestijn feature the designs of both the French and the English. The peaceful atmosphere and beautiful surroundings make it a pleasant place to visit.

IJmuiden has various shops selling souvenirs, the latest branded clothing and crafts.

IJmuiden aan Zee has one of the nicest beaches in the Noord Holland province. The extremely wide beach has 4 pavilions and the Seaport Marina provides direct access to the sea with restaurants and shops nearby.

The beach at the Noordpier (‘North Pier’) is popular with windsurfers and surfers. There is also kite surfing, land sailing and kite buggying here.

Many visitors head to Amsterdam, which is only a 30-45 minute drive away.

There are themed restaurants such as seafood, Italian, Greek, Indian and Chinese. Popular Dutch dishes include 'hutspot' (potatoes, carrots & onions served with meat) and 'zuurkoolstamppot' (sauerkraut mashed with potatoes, served with fried bacon or sausage).
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Ships dock at the Felison Cruise Terminal in IJmuiden where facilities include a convenience store, gift shop and newsagents, with vending machines offering a range of hot and cold snacks.

The port is just a few minutes to the northwest of the town centre. Taxis may be ordered from the terminal. Amsterdam is 16 miles away and many visitors head here from this port.

The nearest train station to Ijmuiden port is Driehuis station. Trains from here run to nearby Haarlem and on to Amsterdam and other Dutch destinations. Driehuis station is about a 30 minute walk from the terminal. Buses also run from the terminal to Haarlem train station.
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