Living in Blaricum?
A village with roots in agriculture, still represented by the many old farms in the heart of the village. Blaricum is also known for its beautiful villas. The number of inhabitants of Blaricum is about 11,000.
The village centre of Blaricum is quite small. Nevertheless, it boasts several famous coffee bars and restaurants: De Hoop (traditional ice cream parlour with regional fame), The Red Sun (Asian Cuisine), Moeke Spijkstra (brown café) or Blushing (coffee and tea room of singer/entertainer Gordon). Blaricum is surrounded by fields, woods and heather, and it has a sand beach at the lake Gooimeer.
Since 2008 Blaricum is part of the Bel Combinatie, together with Eemnes and Laren.