Holidays To Zaandam

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Zaandam is a town in the Waterland and Zaan Region in the territory of North-Holland in the Netherlands, just north of Amsterdam. Zaandam is the biggest of 7 towns in the district of Zaanstad. Zaandam is the biggest collection in Zaanstad, with about 73,000 citizens; the complete number of inhabitants of Zaanstad stands at roughly 150,000. The other metropolises are Assendelft, Koog aan de Zaan, Krommenie, West-Knollendam, Wormerveer and Zaandijk. The Zaan Region is somewhat bigger than Zaanstad, and also comprises of Oostzaan, Jisp, Wijdewormer, Wormer, Neck and Markenbinnen. Zaanstad is an exceedingly fascinating place from an ancient and structural view, but it likely doesn't count as a usual 'pretty' tourist destination. Even then, a significant amount of customary wooden houses and windmills could still be located in and around Zaanstad - plus the world-popular Zaanse Schans outdoor museum – beside more current 19th- and 20th-century factory tradition. The single towns could be simply toured on foot, but to get around it is preferable to hire a bike, or to utilise general transport. Book holidays to Zaandam with Travel Center and gain from our all-inclusive holidays which comprise of cheap flights, affordable accommodation and adjustable booking choices. We at Travel Center are committed to make sure that your holiday to Zaandam is the best ever!

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Time Zone

UTC+01:00 hour

Airlines Flying

British Airways, EasyJet, Jet2, Flybe, CityJet

Languages

Dutch, Frisian, Papiamento

Best Time to Travel

April to August

Modes of Transport

Bus, Taxi, Car

Currency Exchange Rate

1.00 GBP = 1.36 EUR
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Zaanstreek

Anciently an industrial mill region (with about 600 in operation in 1760). The evolution in woodworking lead about by sawmills signified large jump ahead in ship constructing, most mills still survive. Resting on top of large storerooms, many were mixed up in the manufacture of mustard, paper, oil, paint and tobacco.

Zaans Museum (Zaan museum)

This current museum is committed to the socio-economic past of the Zaan province. A huge pure replica of the district is the leaving site for a tour over seven "sites" gathering all types of items, each one representing a specific theme: the forest business and the fire service.

Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm

The Catharina Hoeve is a genuine 17th-century cheese farm, located at the Zaanse Schans. The Zaanse Schans is a famous tourist appeal for good reason: its ancient timber homes, storerooms and fully-functioning windmills provide a real experience of 'Old Holland'.

Czaar-Petershuisje (house of Peter the Great)

The Czar Peter House (Dutch: Czaar Peterhuisje) is an ancient structure in Zaandam, the Netherlands. It is ideally popular as the site where Czar Peter I of Russia inhabited in 1697 in his Grand Embassy. The construction was built in 1632.

De Poelenburg

This wood sawmill from 1869 is of the Paltrok kind: in it is a huge factory which revolves with the mill as the sails spin to seize the wind. This mill owes its title to its wide mobile foundation which is similar to the Pfalzrock, a woman's dress from the Palatinates.

Verfmolen De Kat (The cat mill)

This has been milling colorings by the power of the wind since 1781. A Dutch establishment, colors from this popular windmill comprise Pannenrood - produced from ground Dutch roof tiles - and Ultramrijn blauw – anciently known as Dutch Gold for its part in Dutch commerce. For those curious in Delft tiles, the color will be immediately noticeable.

Molenmuseum (Windmill Museum)

This museum is situated in a lovely park. It presents many scale replicas, tools, millers' clothing, records and inscriptions dating from the 17C to the 19C. A map exhibits the sites of the 1000 windmills which still survive in the Netherlands. In 185.

Zaans Historisch Museum

This museum is committed to the past of the Zaan district, it’s in the brick house (18 century) of a wealthy merchant and includes a living room with 19 century furniture, a "Prosperous new year room" (a room added on following victorious business) and a tiled chimney.

Zaans Museum

The museum is not a portion of the outdoor location, it is an ancient museum, exhibiting ship replicas, portraits and other items associated to the past of ship constructing and beating in the region. It also accommodates the Verkade Paviljoen, a remake of the popular Verkade plant.

Museum of the Dutch Clock

This museum, set in an attractive 17th century bungalow, contains a distinctive selection of ancient Dutch clocks from 1500 until 1850. Particular kinds of clocks are displayed in working form, split above various comfortable rooms. The selection allows a nearly finished sequential overview of the development of Dutch clocks.