6 Daytrips From Amsterdam


1. Delft

Located between The Hague and Rotterdam, this city is famous for its blue-and-white pottery (“Delftware”).

2. Alkmaar

This town is known for its traditional cheese market, which takes on Fridays throughout the summer.

3. Haarlem

Located on the banks of the Spaarne River, this city resembles a mini-Amsterdam.

4. Zaanse Schans

This neighborhood is known for its historic windmills.

5. Den Haag/Scheveningen

Den Haag (The Hague) is the seat of the Dutch government and home to many famous museums. Scheveningen, a district within The Hague, lies along a long sandy beach.

6. Volendam

This town is a traditional heritage fishing village.

Excerpt from the July 2012 Traveler.

By Hideaway Report Staff

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