West Frisian oldest city
Medemblik, the oldest city in West Friesland, is situated in the middle of all the peace and quiet. With the Regatta Center, the city has a water sport center with international allure where national and international sailing competitions are organized.
In the center you will find modern and historic brotherly side by side. Beautiful yachts and historic ships from the brown fleet moor in the modern harbors of the historic city center. Sitting on one of the terraces you can watch a drink from behind the bustle of the water.
The city has many museums; Castle Radboud, dating from the end of the 13th century, stands in a prominent place. The most delicious delicacies are baked in the traditional way at the Bakery Museum and at the Steam Room you can learn everything about the development of the steam engine. Medemblik is also the stopping place for the Hoorn-Medemblik steam tram.