11 days in Zaandam & Amsterdam Itinerary

11 days in Zaandam & Amsterdam Itinerary

Created using Inspirock North Holland Province trip maker

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Zaandam
— 1 night
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Amsterdam
— 9 nights

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Zaandam

— 1 night
Zaandam is a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Strand Egmond aan Zee and then see the interesting displays at Zaanse Schans. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Zaans Museum, steep yourself in history at Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop, and then steep yourself in history at Het Jonge Schaap.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Zaandam trip planner.

If you are flying in from United Arab Emirates, the closest major aiports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. In September in Zaandam, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Amsterdam.

Things to do in Zaandam

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Amsterdam

— 9 nights

Venice of the North

Known as one of the greatest small cities in the world, Amsterdam charms visitors with its cool and cozy atmosphere.
You've added Concertgebouw, Houseboat Museum, Torture Museum, and other attractions to your itinerary. Appreciate the collections at Van Gogh Museum and Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House). Visit Anne Frank House and Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amsterdam: Haarlem (Frans Hals Museum, Teylers Museum, &more), Delft (Old Church, Agnetapark, &more) and Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland (in Wassenaar). And it doesn't end there: sample the tasty concoctions at Heineken Experience, pause for some serene contemplation at De Duif, see the interesting displays at museum Beelden aan Zee, and take in the local highlights with Tour The Hague.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Amsterdam day trip planning app.

Amsterdam is very close to Zaandam. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips