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 · Beaches · Parks · Outdoors

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 Frans Hals Museum. 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 (Teylers Museum, Grote Markt, &more), Wassenaar, Zuid-Holland (in Wassenaar) and Delft (Old Church, Agnetapark, &more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House), examine the collection at Louwman Museum The Hague, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Heineken Experience, and squeeze the most out of the city with Tour The Hague.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Amsterdam trip planning tool.

Amsterdam is very close to Zaandam. In September, daily temperatures in Amsterdam can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 13°C.

Things to do in Amsterdam

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips