The Bovenkarspel Flora Railway Station is a large and busy station located on the outskirts of the city of Bovenkarspel, in the Netherlands. The station was opened on the line from Zaandam and Enkhuizen, between Enkhuizen and Hoorn, and it is operated by Nederlandse Spoorwegen.
The station was opened in 1977, due to the increased popularity of the area. Initially, it only operated during the annual flower festival, which was held at the Bovenkarspel Flora Park nearby. The festival was renamed and relocated in 2002, and it is now the Holland Flower Festival of Zwaagdijk-oost. However, the station now operated full time and it is one of the busiest in northern Holland.
Once every half hour the intercity service from Enkhuizen to Amsterdam, via Hoorn passes by, during normal hours, and during peak hours it passes every 15 minutes.
Sightseeing near Bovenkarspel Flora Railway Station
Once tourists get off the train and step down into the Bovenkarspel Flora Railway Station, there are many options and sites to visit in the city. The first place tourists must go to is the Bovenkarspel Flora Park. After a long walk until after sunset, getting refreshed at the hotel is advisable before stepping out and checking the numerous pubs in the city center. The next day, a long walk around the city center with a stop at the Ceres Molen is delightful.
As for the hotels, the Villa Wilgaergen is amongst the top, offering single rooms for prices starting at € 140 per night. Another choice is the Hotel Restaurant Het Roode Hert, offering single rooms for prices starting at € 38 per night.
Address: 1611 Bovenkarspel, Stede Broec, North Holland, the Netherlands
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