Bergen aan Zee, Netherlands

Travel to Bergen aan Zee

Bergen aan Zee is a village and seaside resort on the North Sea coast in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Bergen, and lies about 9 km west of Alkmaar.

The village was first mentioned in 1848 as Bergen aan Zee, and means Bergen on the sea. It was officially founded in 1906. A new seaside village was built as a result of private investment by large landowners and the mayor of Bergen. Bergen aan Zee has grown into a beach resort town, popular for surfing and sailing. The majority of the visitors come either from the Netherlands or Germany, to enjoy the sandy beach. It is also home to Zee Aquarium Bergen.



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