Shopping in Katwijk
Largest shopping centre by the sea
Nowhere else in the Netherlands can you find so many shops as close to the beach as in Katwijk. From clothing to accessories and from delicacies to gadgets, you will find it all in Katwijk!
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In Katwijk you can find many clothing stores like Esprit, Didi, Hunkemöller, Takko and Only & Sons. And even more retail chains are represented. But Katwijk is also an ideal place for shopping because of the large number of local boutiques; this makes shopping in Katwijk different than anywhere else! These boutiques each have their own carefully assembled collection, carrying well known high end brands such as Calvin Klein, SuperTrash, UGG, Expresso and Miss Jansen.
More than just fashion
The latest IPad, a good book, or a new lamp? There are many stores in the centre of Katwijk that have nothing to do with fashion but fulfil all your other shopping needs. What do you think of those fun new concept stores; Me Zus & Me Zo or Loods 17? Well worth a visit!
A delicious piece of cheese, a bowl of fresh strawberries, a box of handmade bonbons or a pound of herring? In the centre of Katwijk you can also find various fresh products. Our favourite? A package of delicious syrup cakes, the specialty of pastry chef Krijn Verdoes.
Events in the Katwijk shopping area
Fun free events often take place in the city centre of Katwijk! Winkelhart Zeezijde, for example, regularly organizes sales markets, theme days and an extra-long shopping evening twice a year where stores are open until 11 p.m.!
But there are many more events in Katwijk. The shopping centre is close to the beach and the boulevard: the place where many local sports and music events are organized. It is very convenient the locations are so close together that it is possible to go shopping in the morning and go to a concert in the afternoon or to participate in a sports competition. Or vice versa of course.
There are also many cultural events in Katwijk. What do you think of a painting festival, Heritage Day or a theatre by the sea? The event calendar is packed; more than 100 events organized every year!
Markets in Katwijk
Do you like to visit markets? Every Friday you can visit the weekly market on the Marktplein in Katwijk. In the summer, a popular tourist market takes place in the city centre every Tuesday, with more than 130 stalls! On Tuesdays there is a smaller market, with many fresh products, on the Hoftuinplein in Rijnsburg. Can't get enough of it? In the neighbouring municipality of Leiden there is a large market on Saturdays.
Boulevard Zeezijde 13
2225 AG Katwijk