The Zaanstreek is known for its beautiful historic architecture and green polders such as the Wormer. Really historic enjoyment is possible at the Zaanse schans, a tourist hotspot. Also take a cruise on the Zaan, past all the old mills.
Zaandijk is, as the name suggests, the village on the Zaan. The historic village has the oldest Zaan houses in the region. From a tour boat on the Zaan you have a beautiful view of the old stilt houses with the green wooden facades.
The Zaanse Schans is full of sights.You will find countless wooden mills, museums, barns and houses here.Admire the unique Zaan timber architecture, which has been moved here from 1961 onwards.You can also view old crafts here, such as clog and cheese making, make a nice boat trip, go shopping or enjoy a bite to eat in one of the restaurants.