"Windmills and Old Dutch Houses" Zaanse Schans Daytrip Tip by heryanta

Zaanse Schans Daytrip, Amsterdam: 32 reviews and 54 photos


OK there's more to the Netherlands than Amsterdam; and Zaanse-Schans is recommended if you would like to see the windmills and houses that are often associated with the Netherlands.

Located about 20 minutes away from the city this is where I take guests visiting the country for the first time. The whole complex can be seen in less than 3 hours. They have working windmills, old Dutch houses, shops, restaurant and cafe's and it's a great place to take pictures :)

Address: Schansend 7, Zaandam
Directions: From Amsterdam Central Station take the train going to Uitgeest and stop at station Koog-Zaandijk. Follow the directions, it is about 10 minutes walk.
Phone: +31 (0)75 6168218
Website: http://www.zaanseschans.nl

Review Helpfulness: 4.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Jul 11, 2007
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