Den Helder
The Essential
Initially a simple fishing village, Den Helder is the largest naval port in the Netherlands. It is also the departure point for boats to the island of Texel. Napoleon, who called the port the Gibraltar of the north, had it fortified in 1811.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Den Helder

Marinmuseum
Marinmuseum
Den Helder
1:00
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers
Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers
Den Helder
Fort Kijkduin
Fort Kijkduin
Den Helder
0:30