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In my last day in Amsterdam didn't have time to go very far. Found out about this place and took the tour that included other two cities, Edam and Volendam. In Zaanse went to see real windmills and the other two cities were interesting as...More
We really enjoyed our visit to Zaanse Schans. It’s a charming community where people actually live. Besides the windmills there are a number of other things to see as well as the quaint shops. At the windmill we had an overview provided by the man...More
Love this tourist hotspot just outside Amsterdam. We took a bus tour out to Zaanse and spent a few hours there. Walking through the old Windmills, a museum and the coffee shop is a must. Enjoy some coffee and Dutch pastries. Gift shop at this...More
We don’t like big tour groups and were happy we avoided booking an expensive coach tour from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans. Go by train or bike if you can!
Kids love it. One advantage of going there on your own is that you can spend...More
Very nice place to visit and to learn about history of windmills and wooden shoes in Nerherlands. Nice little museum in which you can see how were the wooden shoes made in the past, and you can also go into the windmills to see how...More
We enjoyed our day in Zaanse Schans, each windmill is like a working museum. It is a beautiful place to walk around, and the chocolate shop was great. We especially enjoyed the sawmill windmill, where we got to hear a charming and passionate docent explain...More
My friends and I visited in December 2018. The place is beautiful. As many other reviewers have pointed out, it is very scenic. The windmills are just awesome. They add so much character to the place. There are lots of photo ops in the area...More
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From Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans station, it's 17 minutes by train. Then it's a 15-minute walk from the train station to Zaanse Schans itself, with many signs along the way. Once you arrive, you can explore... More
From Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandijk Zaanse Schans station, it's 17 minutes by train. Then it's a 15-minute walk from the train station to Zaanse Schans itself, with many signs along the way. Once you arrive, you can explore the village at your own pace and take as long as you like, rather than hurrying to keep up with a tour group.