Zaanse Schans & Zaandijk: Historical Self-Guided Walking Tour

Zaanse Schans & Zaandijk: Historical Self-Guided Walking Tour

Explore the Zaanse Schans and Old Zaandijk in a new and exciting way with your smartphone! SmartWalk will guide you through the old Dutch history of the Windmill Village with great stories and fun questions!

With SmartWalk Windmill Village you'll walk through the Zaan region and learn about all the amazing houses and history through WhatsApp. This means you are your own guide!

With this tour you will get free discount vouchers for various restaurants and shops.

With this tour you'll not only get information about various locations, but also questions you can answer and earn points with! At every location you'll see photo's appear in Whatsapp, that you can save directly on your phone! This way you can easily show your friends and family all that you've seen on your SmartWalk!

Not only is the SmartWalk very interactive, but also usable at any time of the day.
You decide when you would like to take a stroll and start the experience.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zaanse Schans, Schansend 1, 1509 AW Zaandam The Netherlands

Walk along the Zaan to see the beautiful old houses and mills in the windmill village.
Discover places like the old bakery museum and the weavers house and see what it's like to live like the old dutchmen for a day.
Discover and even visit the old mills, some of which are still operational!

Duration: 1 hour

Pass By: Zaans Museum, Schansend 7, 1509 AW Zaandam The Netherlands

In this museum you can discover the Zaans heritage and even enjoy the amazing Verkade experience.
Verkade is a well know Dutch brand for sweets and cookies.

Pass By: Honig Breethuis, Lagedijk 80, 1544 BJ Zaandijk The Netherlands

The Honig Breethuis is a museum in Zaandijk, a small village next to the Zaanse schans. It serves as a style room and shows the house on the Zaan, in which generations of the well-to-do families Honig and Breet, manufacturers of white paper, lived.

Pass By: Museumwinkel Albert Heijn, Kalverringdijk 5, 1509 BT Zaandam The Netherlands

Here you can find the very first shop of the popular supermarket chain Albert Heijn. In here you can see what the old store would have looked like

Pass By: Museum van het Nederlandse Uurwerk, Kalverringdijk 3, 1509 BT Zaandam The Netherlands

In the middle of this unique area lies Museum Zaanse Tijd, which provides a charming and informative insight into the history of the Zaan clock industry through beautiful Dutch clocks.

Pass By: Tiemstra Coopery, De Kwakels 2, 1509 BR Zaandam, Netherlands

At the cooperage you can see how they used to vat. All the old materials and furnishings can be seen in this cooperage.

Pass By: Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop, Kraaienest 4, 1509 AZ Zaandam The Netherlands

Here you will find the largest clog shop in the Netherlands and the greatest collection of antique clogs in the world. In the clog factory demonstrations of machine-made clogs are given.

Stop At: Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, Zeilenmakerspad 5, 1509 BZ Zaandam The Netherlands

Henri Willig is one of the greats when it comes to making cheese. You can attend a demonstration of cheese making in the Catharina Hoeve. In the farmhouse, our employees, dressed in traditional costume, explain the cheeses of Henri Willig: from Gouda to goat's cheese and herb cheeses.

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: Molen De Kat, Kalverringdijk 29, 1509 BT Zaandam The Netherlands

Paint mill de Kat is a still fully functional mill on the Zaanse Schans. You can even go inside to look at how making the paint is done.

Pass By: Het Jonge Schaap, Kalverringdijk 31a, 1509 BT Zaandam The Netherlands

Mill 'Het Jonge Schaap' (the young sheep) is a sawing mill where you can see the full process of sawing logs. Step inside and discover the amazing old techniques they still use today.

Informacion Adicional
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Surfaces are wheelchair accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: Zaanse Schans & Zaandijk: Historical Self-Guided Walking Tour
4/12/2023 - 6/29/2025
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 10:00 PM

Duración: 2 To 3 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, Netherlands

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • Walking route, with interesting information and questions you can earn points with!
  • Pictures and videos of the beautiful locations

No Incluye

  • Fees for museums, mills and shops


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