In a peaceful marsh meadows not far from Amsterdam, lies Villa Op de Horsten - once the home of the machinist of the pumping station De Poel, now a cozy Bed & Breakfast.
Our house is situated on one of the nicest parts of the Waterland region, on the dike between Monnickendam and brands. From each room you have an idyllic view of the Gouwzee, and on the horizon the town of Volendam and Marken.
On the dike a cycling / hiking trail along (separate entrance from the house). The well-known hiking trail "Het Zuiderzeepad" runs here. Monnickendam with play tower, smoked fish and local port only a walk away.
In spring, when our lambs frolic in the pasture, one feels almost like on a farm.
The bus stop to Amsterdam almost at the front door.
Perfecter bus connection to Amsterdam with connections up late at night, you have no parking problems within 25 minutes in the center.
Monnickendam is a historic town with a bell tower and play tower with
Chimes from the 15th century. Century. There are also fish smokers land and can on the Gouwzee or the IJsselmeer, various boat trips are made. In the recreation area Hemme country there is a beach with the possibility for surfing and sailing hire. Several drinking and dining are within walking distance. eg restaurant www. dewaegh. com
Volendam with its famous harbor, their folk costumes, souvenir shops and many seafood restaurants. An abdominal binder Museum a crowd puller. Boat trip to brands. www. Brand Express. nl /
Edam has in the summer every Wednesday the famous cheese market. Historic canals and houses.
Brands with its wooden houses on stilts and terpene. Beautiful port with a fantastic view. Sijtje Boes and the Museum of Brands.
Zaanse Schans is famous thanks to its historic mills, wooden houses and
Warehouses. In Zaans green colored. There is a feel alsob you look in the 17th or 18th Century building. Zaanse Schans
Keukenhof is the place where the spring blossom. The park is unique, world famous and has been sixty years one of the most popular destinations in the Netherlands. Nowhere will you find so many colors and scents as here, where more than seven million flowers form a glorious decor for your photos. Come to Keukenhof and enjoy the wonderful works of art, the surprising inspiration gardens and numerous flower shows. www. Keukenhof. nl
If you like a roaring city where everything is possible to get in Amsterdam at his own expense.
Tour boats on the canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Artis Zoo, the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House and a city tour through Amsterdam are among the many possibilities.
The bus to Amsterdam stops almost on the doorstep. Your own car you can park in our own parking lot behind a lockable gate.
We rent bicycles. Possible cycling are u. A. Volendam - Marken (24 km)
Zuiderwoude - Broek in Waterland - Monnickenmeerpolder - Monnickendam - Katwoude - Volendam to the vehicle by make -Zuiderwoude.
You can also use the system of Radwanderknotenpunke. In order to determine your route yourself, idem from node to node cycle.
www. fietsroutenetwerk. net / Noord Holland / laagholland. htm