Petten is a town in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is a part of the municipality of Schagen, and lies about 15 km northwest of Alkmaar, on the North Sea. The population is ca. 1900. Petten's economy is based on agriculture (bulb cultivation), and tourism. A particular type sand can be found on the beach of Petten, of sanded quartz with granite. Since 1997 a plan has been developed for a marina with 600 places; called Marina Petten. Somewhat to the south of Petten, the dunes have been eroded, as a result of which a dike had to be built, the Hondsbossche - and Pettemer zeewering.Wikipedia
This is a comprehensive travel guide for Petten in Netherlands. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Petten like a local. Petten is located at a short trip away from Rotterdam a major city in Netherlands. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Rotterdam for its bountiful attractions like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum on your trip to Petten. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.
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