Tourist info

Our B&B is the perfect home base for a few beautiful hiking or cycling days. Enjoy the many hiking-routes along the river forelands of “De Bommelerwaard’. We can provide you with several route maps free of charge.

Information about nice activities in and around Alem.

Sightseeing trip to the city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch or Zaltbommel
The historical center of Zaltbommel is only a few minutes away by car. In 15 minutes by car you will arrive in the historic city of ‘s-Hertogenbosch, with the famous St. Jans Cathedral. We know both cities very well and can tell you about the nicest places to visit. A free city map of ‘s-Hertogenbosch is available in our B&B. We can also advise about the parking facilities.

Rent a bicycle
In collaboration with bicycle shop “Juijn Bike Totaal” in Rossum we can offer the following arrangements:

  • bicycle (ladies or gents): € 10,- a day
  • e-bike: € 25,- a day

Reservation arrangements for your bicycles can be made by email at least two days before the date of arrival. Send an email to Please give the desired days or period and the type of bicycle. Also the length of each person. The bicycles will be delivered on time and are available in our B&B on the day(s) of use.

For service during your trip, or to make your own arrangements directly at the shop, please contact “Juijn Bike Totaal” on +31(0)418 – 66 3456. Please state that you’re staying at “Herberg Het Hart van Alem”. You can pick up de bicycles yourself, of have them delivered at our B&B.



Rent a boat
On walking distance from our B&B you will find the Alem Marina. To rent a small motor boat you can contact the marina by telephone on +31 (0)418 – 66 15 24. We can also make boat arrangements for you, please make a note you wish to rent a boat as you book a room, and we will take care of it.

More information:

Boat excursion
In the marina you can take a boat excursion on a barge. On summernights Captain Tom will take you on a relaxing trip along the riversides. If you are lucky you will spot some beavers on the riverbanks.

Voor information and reservation please contact “Eetcafé de Maas” on +31 (0)418 – 66 3216.



The 9-holes gulfcourse De Dorpswaard in Kerkdriel is on just 3 km away (

Trip or groupe activity
For an active trip of groupe activity in and around Zaltbommel (beetle driving, scooter trip, or city gulf) please check



River-ferry hours Alem – Maren-Kessel/Lith

Summer season (april 1 until october 1)
– monday – friday between 6.00 and 21.00
– saturday between 8.00 and 21.00
– sunday between 9.00 and 21.00

Winterseason (october 1 until april 1)

– monday – friday between 6.00 and 20.00
– saturday between 8.00 and 20.00
– sunday between 9.00 and 20.00

On special holidays the river-ferry times are similar to Sunday.

General touristinformation you can find on

Castle of Ammersoyen or Castle of Loevestein
Want to experience the middle ages? That’s possible during a visit of one of the two castles in our region.

Website Castle of Ammersoyen (only in dutch)

Website Castle of Loevestein (also in English)







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