Day trips from Amsterdam

The Netherlands

Day trips from Amsterdam can easily be made by train. The Netherlands aka Holland (Nederland) isn't too big.

Zaanse Schans

The Zaanse Schans is a vibrant and stunning living and working community that dates back to the 18th and 19th centuries. It’s packed with wooden windmills, barns, houses and museums that were built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style, relocated here piece by piece since 1961.


The Zaanse Schans can easily be reached by train from Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk in 15 min. Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk is just a few minutes by metro from our B&B.

Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans


Haarlem, the capitol of the province "Noord Holland", can easily be reached by train from Station Amsterdam Sloterdijk in 20 min. 


See the bulbs, flowers and plants in all their beautiful colors at The Keukenhof. The Keukenhof is open for 8 weeks every year, from mid March to mid May, but check the website for details. During the "Keukenhof" season, special bus lines are opened. Ask us for details or check


Store Wars - 40 years of Star Wars Merchandise

Darth Vader created with stained glass
Darth Vader

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The "Museum of the 20th Century" in Hoorn will host an exposition on 40 years of Star Wars merchandise. The exposition opens 19 November 2016 and can be seen till 29 October 2017.


Hoorn can easily be reached from B&B Amsterdam West. Two stops by metro to nearby train station and from there it's 30 minutes by train to Hoorn. Ask us for details.


Also in Hoorn:

West Fries MuseumStoomtram Museum

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