Couples looking to get away will find a romantic atmosphere in Zaandam, and visitors give high marks for the shopping and top-notch restaurants. Welcoming and walkable, this city will delight tourists with its cafés, spas, and sporting events. Nes, Zaanse Schans, and Anne Frank House are some of the top sights around the area.
- You'll find 1029 Expedia hotels and other accommodations in the larger area of Amsterdam
- The closest major airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center
Sightseeing and Staying in Zaandam
Favorite places to visit in the city include Zaanse Schans, Monet Atelier in Zaandam, and Czar Peter House. Additionally, you might want to add Zaans Museum to your agenda.
As you plan your vacation, you'll find 10 hotels and other lodging accommodations to choose from in Zaandam. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on Expedia user reviews:
- Heerlijck Slaapen op de Zaanse Schans - Guests who stay at this 3-star bed & breakfast in Zaanse Schans can enjoy access to free breakfast and free parking, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and helpful staff.
- Zaan Hotel Amsterdam - Zaandam - This 4-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a bar.
- Manzo's Suites - This 3.5-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and a bar. Expedia customers like its breakfast and helpful staff.
Outside the city, popular places to visit include Nes, 5.9 mi/9.5 km from the city center, and Anne Frank House, which is 5.5 mi (8.8 km) away.
Getting Around Zaandam
To explore the surrounding area, ride one of the trains from Zaandam Station or Zaandam Kogerveld Station. Zaandam may not have many public transit choices so consider renting a car to explore more.
Dressing for Zaandam
- Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 49°F and the nighttime average to be 34°F
- From April to June, temperatures average about 66°F during the day and 40°F at night
- July through September averages 69°F during the day and 52°F at night
- In October-December, the average temperature is 59°F during the day and 34°F at night
- About 76.57 inches of rain falls on Zaandam each year
- Hottest months are usually July and August with an average temperature of 67°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 34°F