From the Arts

The historic fort is the decor of a modern and bustling city life loved by art lovers. Naarden has a large number of galleries with a wide range of varying collections and exhibitions that can always be found on Every summer you can see the World Press Photo exhibition ( and in September of odd years there is a play of “Vestival Vocaal” ( The “Art & Antiques” weekend takes place in the winter ( In the spring of the odd years there is the famous “Fotofestival Naarden” ( and during even years you can experience the “Naarden Art Festival” ( Also the “Keep an Eye Foundation” that helps starting artists, works from the Fortified City ( Tip! While strolling through the old town, take a closer look at the many wall poems that enrich the city.