Purmerend Tourism

Purmerend () is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. The city is surrounded by polders, such as the Purmer, Beemster and the Wormer. The city became the trade center of the region but the population grew relatively slowly. Only after 1960 did the population start to grow from around 10,000 to around 80,000 by the 2010s. From the 1960s onwards, Purmerend has seen major expansion and continues to do so. This expansion has turned Purmerend into a commuter town; many inhabitants of Purmerend (14,200 in 2011), work, go to school or spend their leisure time in Amsterdam. Purmerend is part of the Randstad, one of the largest conurbations in Europe.


This is a perfect opportunity to take a break from your routine and enjoy a fun-filled holiday. Purmerend in Netherlands is an ideal destination for a vacation! When planning a trip to Purmerend, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. Attractions in Rotterdam include Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Purmerend.

Purmerend Trip Planner

Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Purmerend. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Purmerend trip planner.