Zaanse Schans

Nearby Hotel Volendam you can find the commuting neighbourhood Zaanse Schans. One of the most beautiful and authentic pieces of the Netherlands which descended from the 18th and 19th centuries.

The Zaanse Schans has many sights. You will find many wooden mills, museums, sheds and houses. Experience the unique Zaanse wooden building architecture, which is being replaced piece by piece since 1961. 

You can find out more about traditional Dutch arts and crafts, such as crafting clogs and cheese. Besides you can make a wonderful boat tour, shop, or enjoy a fine diner at one of the restaurants in town.


Make your visit to the Zaanse Schans an extra outing by combining it with one or more nights at Hotel Volendam. We also have speciale packages that you can view.

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