Along the Zaanse Schans from Edam

Edam-Volendam - North Holland - The Netherlands

Cycling route 589791

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3258 70
50.38 km
02:57
888 kcal
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Description

Your route will probably start at Thomas\\\' Café in Edam. In Laag-Holland, beautiful villages and old low moor areas such as the Wormerveld and Jisperveld and the Oostzanerveld alternate. From the dike you can see the bird-rich Polder Zeevang. A little later you pass the unfinished Fort at Kwadijk: the access road and fort guard's house still exist. In Purmerend you drive through the old center, you will see some beautiful monumental buildings along the route. You can also enjoy the cultural history in Jisp: you pass a town hall from 1650 and a house with a green wooden facade from 1656. You also drive along the Zaanse Schans with its world-famous historic streetscape, full of old buildings of traditional Dutch companies. In the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries this was the leading industrial area in Europe.

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