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 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20.83 (Low)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 37.5 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 83.33 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 33.33 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 20.83 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 29.17 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Petten is 217.8 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 79.17 (High)
    • Climate Index 88.72 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 4.89 (Very Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 77.79 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.48 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 96.78 (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 0.15 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.44 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 94.25 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 90.48 USD

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