The locks of IJmuiden
The IJmuiden locks form the connection between the North Sea Canal and the North Sea at IJmuiden. The lock complex consists of the Zuidersluis from 1876, the Middensluis from 1896, the Noordersluis from 1929, the Spuisluis from 1940, and the pumping station from 1975.
Middensluisweg 2, 1975 AL IJmuiden
Cheese market Alkmaar
The cheese market of Alkmaar is of course the main attraction of the city. Every Friday, from April to September, you can see from 10 a.m. how the cheeses have been traded here in the same way for centuries.
Waagplein 2, 1811 JP Alkmaar
oil mill the seeker
Oil mill the seeker has ensured that the De Zaanse Molen association was founded. In 1926, the mill standing in the open field near Zaandijk, was hit by a whirlwind. The umpteenth mill was in danger of disappearing.
1509 BT Zaandam
Watchtower Zaanse Schans
On the edge of the historic Zaanse Schans is a full oak watchtower. The tower offers a view of the Zaan countryside and industrial landscape.
1509 AW Zaandam
Beach finds museum
In the most beautiful spot of Castricum, next to the Zanderij entrance to the North Holland Dune Reserve, is the Strandvondstenmuseum in which, in addition to beachcombing, a lot of attention is also paid to other regional historical themes.
Geversweg 2A, 1901 NW Castricum
The mills in the Land van Leeghwater ground water from large lakes. Finally, De Schermer was pumped dry between 1633 and 1635. Now people live and work on it. Many of the mills have been preserved and are now national monuments!
Noordervaart 2, 1636 VL Schermerhorn
Cheese Market Edam
In the Middle Ages, the Edam cheese market was the focal point of the city. Here farmers brought their cheeses to be weighed, sold and exported abroad. Today, the farmer's cheese market in Edam has been restored. A tourist version of the cheese market is held here on Wednesdays from 10:30 to 12:30 in the summer.
Jan Nieuwenhuizenplein, 1135 WT Edam
The Poel Farm
The visitor center de Poelboerderij is a farm where there are various activities to experience. For example, here are various exhibitions about plants, birds and animal life of a peat meadow area, in particular the Wormer and Jisperveld.
1531 MB Wormer
Birds of prey center
Raptor Park Diessen is an attractive and small-scale landscape park of 1.5 hectares. The pond, the fruit orchard and the flower meadow are surrounded by a hedge of native trees and shrubs.
1462 HP Beemster
In 1965 the artist Nic Jonk started his own museum and sculpture garden in Grootschermer. 50 years later it has grown into a unique art event, where art and nature go hand in hand in an inimitable way.
Haviksdijkje 5, 1843 JG Grootschermer
The dike of Volendam
Volendam is best known for the eel catch, the many musicians who come from the village, FC Volendam and the Volendamse Dijk. ... On the Dijk, which consists of Zuideinde, Haven and Noordeinde, you can of course eat eel sandwiches while looking out at the Volendammer fishing boats
Noordeinde 35, 1131 GB Volendam
The rusk tower is a tower originally from the 17th century. The tower served rusk bakers so that they could be warned that they could turn on the ovens or that they had to turn the ovens off again.
Dorpsstraat 125, 1531 HC Wormer
The Beemster is a UNESCO world heritage site due to its road patterns. The special road pattern, together with the progressive way in which the Beemster was drained at the time, has therefore been placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Inntel Hotels Zaandam
Inntel hotels is a 4-star hotel. It is a hotel that consists of a unique stack of almost seventy separate Zaanse houses, executed in four colors Zaanse green.
Provincialeweg 102, 1506 MD Zaandam
In the 19th century it was a hotbed of industrial estates in the world along the Zaan River and has left us a beautiful piece of industrial heritage.
pieter Ghijsenlaan, loods 5, Zaandam
Paint mill the cat
Mill 'De Kat' is an octagonal top porter with scaffolding, originally built in 1781, which has been converted into a paint mill since the partial reconstruction in 1960.
Kalverringdijk 29, 1509 BT Zaandam
The bulb fields Egmond aan den Hoef is very beautiful, because it is beautiful all year round. Every season there are many other beautiful colors to see. In addition, the landscape is unique because the flat bulb country lies against a steep inner dune edge.
Egmond aan den hoef