Medemblik in itself is to limited and that is why I give you
places of interest in the neighbourhood. This is a picture of one of the
in Medemblik, especially during summer months a fascinating sight.
The Castle Radboud is strategically well chosen, but can only be reached
by a long path and the castle itself has many, many steps.
The Bakery-museum De Oude Bakkerij, found in the wide main street
is a nice place to visit. Small but cosy. A staircase leads to the upper
floor of the building.
On the dike, to the south of Medemblik you find the former steam
engine-pumping-station and it has been turned into the very interesting
Dutch Steam-engine Museum. It has a large collection of scale
models and during the season at least once a month a special event.
From the small parking area a small ramp blocks the way to the entrance,
but it is worthwhile!
Opperdoes is not so far away; from Medemblik, going to the
Motorway Hoorn – Den Oever, just outside Medemblik, go left and at the
roundabout to the right. Take the first to the right again and
keep strategically going straight on. And at the end on your right hand
you see the bee-keeper’s farm De Bijenstal. An agreeable barn where
bee-keeping is shown in detail, a small shop and restaurant. Outside are
several farm-animals, like two donkeys. To get into the farm you go up a