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The friendly city of Zaandam awaits you

Experience the unique character of Zaandam with a stay in a vacation home rental. This city's shopping, restaurants and spas attract many visitors, and its welcoming and romantic location add to the charm. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or friends trip, vacation rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Activities and attractions in Zaandam

Are you looking for attractions to see in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and experience everything that makes Zaandam a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Artis (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • NDSM Werf (4.3 mi / 6.9 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (5.9 mi / 9.5 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Linnaeushof (12.7 mi / 20.4 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Zaandam

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Zaandam is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Hortus Botanicus (6.5 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Artis (6.7 mi / 10.8 km)
  • Westergasfabriek Culture Park (4.6 mi / 7.5 km)
  • Sloterpark and Sloterplas (5.4 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (5.5 mi / 8.9 km)
  • Rembrandt Park (5.7 mi / 9.2 km)
How to get there

Traveling to and around Zaandam

The nearest airport is in Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), located 9.9 mi (15.9 km) from the city center.

If you'd rather travel by train, make your way to Zaandam Station or Zaandam Kogerveld Station and explore the city from there.

How many vacation rentals are available around Zaandam?

Our 2020 vacation rental listings offer a large selection of 1,399 house rentals around Zaandam. From 512 Houses to 625 Condos/Apartments, find unique vacation rental for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Zaandam is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Zaandam?

Whether you're travelling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Zaandam:

  • Amsterdam-Centrum: 578 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam-West: 459 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam-Zuid: 793 vacation rentals
  • Nieuwmarkt en Lastage: 258 vacation rentals
  • Amsterdam-Oost: 747 vacation rentals

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when travelling to Zaandam?

HomeAway offers a large selection of lodging choices near lovely places in Zaandam. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Monet Atelier in Zaandam: 2,679 home rentals
  • Zaantheater: 2,690 home rentals
  • Zaans Museum: 2,602 home rentals
  • Montelbaans Tower (Montelbaanstoren): 2,682 home rentals
  • Czar Peter House: 2,724 home rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Zaandam listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Zaandam?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 512 Houses in Zaandam. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Zaandam include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 625 lodging choices
  • Villas: 16 lodging choices
  • Cabins: 23 lodging choices

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation homes including Cottages and more.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Zaandam?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 276 vacation homes with pool available in Zaandam.

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