Petten Tourism

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.

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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.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Petten.

  • Know the pollution level of Petten before you plan your visit.

    • Noise and Light Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • How safe is Petten for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Petten.

    • Burglary and Theft 28.57 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 25 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 28.57 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 21.43 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 32.14 (Low)
    • Attacks 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 42.86 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 89.29 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 78.57 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 35.71 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 39.29 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Petten is 220.91 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 72.06 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.72 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 4.89 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.23 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.63 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 111.16 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Petten

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.19 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 100.22 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.78 USD

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