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Emergency services In Zaan- Region

Emergency services In Zaan- Region The several emergency services (police, fire brigade, hospital and ambulance) have placed their phone numbers and information here: Ambulance: 112 Fire brigade: 112 Police: 112 (or 0900-8844 if there is no hurry) Family doctor: 075-6533000 Dentist: 075-6701701 Hospital: Zaans Medical Center "De Heel" Koningin Julianaplein 58 1502 DV Zaandam Telephone number: +31-(0)75- 650...

Harbors/Marinas/Ports In Zaan- Region

Jachthaven_Dukra - In Zaan- Region marinas If you want to visit the region by boat, you also have a large choice of marinas. Do contact them before you go there, to make sure they have room for the size of your boat. You can also find places to fill up here: Yacht Harbours With extensive recreational possibilities for cruises to Zaan, Alkmaardermeer, IJselmeer, the top of Noord-Holland, the North Sea, Amsterdam, the...

Public transport and overnight stay In Zaan- Region

Bus Station, Zaandam You can reach the Zaan-region (by car, bus, train and boat) and where you can stay overnight (hotels, camping’s). And of course also you can be reached by boat very well and where you can moor and fill up. Public transport and taxi's You can reach the Zaan-region very well by train and bus. At the railway stations are several bus lines to bring you to your destination. And of...

The Jagersveld recreational area

The Jagersveld recreational area The Jagersveld recreational area lies between the districts of Kogerveld and the Kalf. In its center is the lake, with a depth of 30 meters. The Jagers Lake resulted from sand mining in the area for the construction of the Coen tunnel road. Various beaches encircle the lake for swimming and several are reserved for surfing. Lovely walking and bicycling tracks criss-cross the...

Het Twiske Recreation Area, Zaan- Region

Het Twiske Recreation Area, Zaan- Region Het Twiske Recreation area is situated north of Amsterdam, between Zaanstad and Purmerend. In the wide area Het Twiske is being mentioned on ANWB traffic signs. The area owes it’s name to a little river named the Twiske, which formed an open connection between Wormer and the IJ-river. This recreation area of 650 ha is being managed by Recreationship “het Twiske”. The vast...

Albert Heijn - Museum, Antique Grocery and Supermarket Chain

Albert Heijn logo is a stylised "ah". Built about 1820; junction of 2 houses; inventory from the old grocery’s shop of Albert Heijn. Original installation Albert Heijn shop Oostzaan. Opened in 1976. The shop is characteristic of a 19th century grocery-shop. The shop is full of interesting smells which remind one of days gone past. In this beautiful listed building is the faithfully detailed reconstruction of the...

Zaan Area Wind Mills - The Zaanse Mills

Het jonge Schaap: Zaan Area Wind Mills - The Zaanse Mills Mills, The Zaan-area became world-famous because of them. Because over centuries wind-mills supplied the (clean) energy for one of the first real industrial areas of the world. With that they formed the foundation of the prosperity of this area. With the constantly advancing technology they stepped over to other power source and the mills disappeared more and more from the...

The Zaan-Region: Places of Historic Importance: Modern and urban

The Zaan-Region: Places of Historic Importance: Modern and urban The dynamics of contrast The River Zaan, eleven kilometers long, is the centuries old peat bog stream on whose banks a unique area developed: the Zaan Region. People who land at Schiphol Airport have a good chance to see the Zaan winding through Zaan country since this area is only just north of Amsterdam. It represents a typical Dutch landscape, below sea level and...

Holland Pass (Nr. 1 City Pass)

Holland Pass (Nr. 1 Amsterdam City Pass) Holland Pass offers you great savings and convenience during your trip to Amsterdam or other cities such as Utrecht, The Hague, Rotterdam, Leiden, Katwijk, Lisse and other sights of interest. Simply show your "Holland Pass discount card" and enjoy unlimited discounts varying from 9-50% and special offers at museums, attractions, sightseeing tours, restaurants, public...

VVV Tourist Offices Around Frisian Eleven Cities

The VVV tourist guide of Friesland is available at all Friesland local tourist boards (VVV) for € 3,50. You can also order the map by e-mailing to vvvl...@vvvleeuwarden.nl or calling the Leeuwarden local tourist board at +31 (0)58 2347 550. The route map is available at all Friesland local tourist boards (VVV) for €2,50. You can also order the map by e-mailing to vvvl...@...

The Organization - Responsible For Eleven City Tour

Association of the Eleven Frisian Cities The board of ‘De Vereniging De Friesche Elf Steden’ is responsible for the organization of both the competitive race and the non-competitive tour. After this race, the Vereniging De Friesche Elf Steden (Association of the Eleven Frisian Cities) was established to take care of the organization. Area supervisors and their assistants help them. The members of the board and the...

Medemblik Tourist Information Center, Medemblik

Medemblik Tourist Office In the Tourist Office Shop there is a lot of information about Hoorn and the area, but also about the the entire country. Ypu may visit VVV branch in the town you will be visiting. They have also other attractive offers and organise competitions to test your knowledge of the North Holland Peninsula. An interesting city walk through Medemblik is available at the VVV (tourist...

Volendam Tourist Information Center, Volendam

Volendam Tourist Information Center, Volendam In the Tourist Office Shop there is a lot of information about Volendam and the area, but also about the the entire country. Look Regional Tourist Information Offices blue and white VVV sign They will provide: City Maps of Edam, Volendam and Amsterdam. Information about the Dutch Islands Various Walking and Cycling Tours through both local and national. VVV Holidays and City...

Edam Tourist Information Center, Edam

Tourist Office Shop, Edam In the Tourist Office Shop there is a lot of information about Edam and the area, but also about the the entire country. Look Regional Tourist Information Offices blue and white VVV sign They will provide: City Maps of Edam, Volendam and Amsterdam. Information about the Dutch Islands Various Walking and Cycling Tours through both local and national. VVV Holidays and City...

VAT Tax Refund, Customs and Duty free shopping

VAT Tax Refund, Customs and Duty free shopping for tourist At the time of departure from Netherlands and final departure from the European Union territory, and before checking in your baggage, you must bring your invoice(s) and the merchandise purchased to the Dutch Customs in order for them to process your V.A.T. refund claim (there is a specific booth for this purpose just prior to the entrance to the international area at the...
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