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Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans
This open air museum recreates a Dutch village with wooden houses and windmills dating from the 17th and 18th centuries.
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Molen De Kat
Molen De Kat
Attraction type: Points of Interest & Landmarks
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Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience
Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience
Owner description: In the Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience you will always find something exciting to do. Visit our chocolate and biscuit factory and discover how Verkade biscuits and chocolate... more Owner description: In the Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience you will always find something exciting to do. Visit our chocolate and biscuit factory and discover how Verkade biscuits and chocolate were made and admire our magnificent collection of packagings, graphic designs, paintings, photographs, films, Zaans painted furniture and utensils.On a regular base we organize activities for the whole family. Lectures, films, workshops and tasty activities like building cookie-factories using Verkade biscuit, make edible postcards, or get started with real Verkade chocolate!Besides the activity program we offer several investigative routes, you can design a wrapper for a chocolate bar, and of course taste the different Verkade Cookies . With the serious games you can test whether you 're just as agile as a Verkademeisje, or that you still have more talent for baking cookies .With the serious games on the factory square you become an engineer, planner, operator, technician or designer and will be introduced to the variety of technical occupations in the food sector. less
Attraction type: Specialty Museums
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Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm
Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm
Owner description: The Catharina Hoeve is an authentic 17th century cheese farm, situated at the Zaanse Schans close to Amsterdam. Upon arrival you attend a demonstration about the cheese making... more Owner description: The Catharina Hoeve is an authentic 17th century cheese farm, situated at the Zaanse Schans close to Amsterdam. Upon arrival you attend a demonstration about the cheese making process. After this you are invited into the shop to taste our large selection of cow, sheep and goat cheese with many different flavours. Free entrance, demonstration and tasting less
Attraction type: Farms
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Het Jonge Schaap
Het Jonge Schaap
Attraction type: Historic Sites; Points of Interest & Landmarks
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All places to eat » Places to eat

Erosa
Erosa
Ranked #1 of 97 Restaurants in Zaandam
Price: $18 - $41
Cuisines: Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Turkish, Greek
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
't Groene Pandje
't Groene Pandje
Ranked #2 of 97 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: Dutch, European
Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Castell Bites & Steaks
Castell Bites & Steaks
Ranked #3 of 97 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: European, Dutch
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Manzo's Bar-Bistro
Manzo's Bar-Bistro
Ranked #4 of 97 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: Dutch, Bar, European, Contemporary
Good for: Large groups, Kids, Families with children, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Restaurant De Hoop Op d'Swarte Walvis
Restaurant De Hoop Op d'Swarte Walvis
Ranked #5 of 97 Restaurants in Zaandam
Cuisines: Dutch, Seafood, European, Central European, International
Good for: Large groups, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Scenic view, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Brunch, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

All accommodations » Where to stay - Budget

Best Western Zaan Inn
3.0 of 5
Best Western Zaan Inn
$55 - $215
Ranked #2 of 5 Hotels in Zaandam
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Ibis Budget Amsterdam Zaandam
2.0 of 5
Ibis Budget Amsterdam Zaandam
$62 - $123
Ranked #3 of 5 Hotels in Zaandam
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Dorint Airport Hotel Amsterdam
4.0 of 5
Dorint Airport Hotel Amsterdam
$28 - $235 (€24 - €200)
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Badhoevedorp
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All accommodations » Where to stay - Midrange

Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam
4.0 of 5
Inntel Hotels Amsterdam Zaandam
$121 - $259
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Zaandam
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Heerlijck Slaapen
3.0 of 5
Heerlijck Slaapen
$118 - $162
Ranked #1 of 5 Zaandam B&B and Inns
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Manzo's Suites
3.5 of 5
Manzo's Suites
$119 - $216
Ranked #2 of 5 Zaandam B&B and Inns
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Nearby recommended accommodations:

Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
5.0 of 5
Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam
$482 - $1,386
Ranked #1 of 368 Hotels in Amsterdam
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Grand Hotel Amstelveen
4.0 of 5
Grand Hotel Amstelveen
$93 - $190 (€79 - €162)
Ranked #1 of 6 Hotels in Amstelveen
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Van der Valk Hotel Oostzaan - Amsterdam
4.0 of 5
Van der Valk Hotel Oostzaan - Amsterdam
$123 - $212
Ranked #1 of 1 Hotels in Oostzaan
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