The elegant canal houses, world famous art galleries and buzzing cafes can all be seen in this exciting city.
Take the A9 (travelling from Amsterdam, The Hague, Haarlem or Alkmaar) and turn off at the junction Ijmuiden, Beverwijk (to A22). Follow the sign to IJmuiden and turn left at the traffic lights. Continue following the signs to IJmuiden. Please be careful to watch your speed. The limit is 50kmph and there is frequent speed control.
From the Pontplein (ferry to Velsen Noord/Beverwijk) follow the Kanaaldijk (Canal Dam) along the North Sea Canal (on your right hand side) and the sign to the NEWCASTLE. At the junction of Kanaaldijk and De Geul, follow De Geul, underneath the viaduct. You'll then arrive at the Dokweg. Follow the Dokweg and take the first road to the right (at the Shell station). Follow the Halkade which leads you to the Felison Terminal and the DFDS Seaways ship.
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