Heerlijck Slaapen

B&B Heerlijck Slaapen at the Zaanse Schans

Explore the Zaan Region

The area is called the 'Zaanstreek' and offers a lot of historic villages and century old peat meadows. Even Russian heritage from the time when Czar Peter I of Russia visited the city of Zaandam for eight days to study the secrets of Dutch shipbuilding.

'Zaandam has enough to paint for a lifetime',

Claude Monet once wrote to a colleague. During his short stay in the Zaan Region he made 25 paintings.

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Amsterdam is just a stones throw by car or train. The train takes you directly to the city centre of Amsterdam in approximately 15 minutes. First time visitors to Amsterdam don’t want to miss the city’s most obvious attractions, like the Anne Frank House, Van Gogh- and Rijks Museum and perhaps a canal cruise or city tour.

NS Dutch Railways

Plan your train journey using the Nederlandse Spoorwegen (NS) website. The Zaanse Schans is within walking distance from Koog-Zaandijk Station (about 0.7 mile). After that it is 20 minutes by train to  the centre of Amsterdam. Travel unlimited across Amsterdam with the Amsterdam Travel Ticket! Easy going and all in one! Busses, trains, trams, ferries and metro.


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