Explore the Dutch countryside
Explore the Dutch countryside by paying a visit to the village of Zaanse SchansIf you are one of those types that is only content when they get the maximum dose of local tradition during their visits abroad then a small day trip to the country of Amsterdam will definitely give you what you want. The most popular and close destination to the capital is the village of the Zaanse Schans, a residential area in which the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. You get to stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh cookies, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made.
You should be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry and the various windmills. The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops. Make a cycling or sailing trip, browse the shops or treat yourself at the pancake restaurant. A day out at the Zaanse Schans in North Holland is fun and educational. Description / More