1 day in Zaanstad Itinerary

1 day in Zaanstad Itinerary

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Zaanstad is a municipality in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland, situated northwest of Amsterdam. Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): meet the residents at Kinderboerderij Dierendorp, steep yourself in history at Ruins of Castle Brederode, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Dierentuin Animal Farm, then make a trip to Slot Assumburg, then take in nature's colorful creations at Hortus Bulborum Limmen, and finally don't miss a visit to De Jonge Dirk.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Zaanstad trip planner .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Eindhoven Airport and Eelde Airport. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Zaanstad

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Heemskerk, Dierentuin Animal Farm, Hortus Bulborum Limmen, Ruins of Castle Brederode
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De Jonge Dirk ©
De Jonge Dirk
Ruins of Castle Brederode ©
Ruins of Castle Brederode
Hortus Bulborum Limmen ©
Hortus Bulborum Limmen