"Zandvoort" Zandvoort by pieter_jan_v
Zandvoort Travel Guide: 37 reviews and 93 photos
Zandvoort has been a fishing village since 1100. At that time it was known as Sandevoerde. For centuries the area was controlled by the Lords of Bredero. In the 19th century Zandvoort became a bathing village. In 1828 the first Bathing House was opened. In 1881 the railroad was opened, followed by a tramline 1n 1899.
After World War II Zandvoort became a touristic coastal town. In 1948 the race circuit was build and even Formula 1 races were held here.
- Pros:Northsea Beach
- Cons:Traffic jams in the summer weekends
- In a nutshell:Beach town at 30 minutes West of Amsterdam
The VVV (local tourist office) is located at: Bakkerstraat 2b 2042 HK Zandvoort Tel:... more travel advice
Zandvoort is easy to reach by train. Just a 10 minutes ride from Haarlem or 30 minutes from Amsterdam... more travel advice
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