Zaanse schans is located just 30 minutes away by train from Amsterdam Centraal Station. It is the closest place to see the windmills, where the people who live here still use windmills to produce some oils, and also other products. Here, you can also buy some traditional cocoa which taste so delicious. There are also cute houses around the village #HalloTrip
The Netherlands is known as the country of windmills. This is because most of the land in the Netherlands is a low-lying land. In ancient times, it was often necessary to fight against floods, so windmills were widely used as equipment for drainage and milling. Zaanse Schans, the famous windmill village in the Netherlands, is also the closest one to the Dutch first Amsterdam, about 15 km away, and can be reached by train from the central railway station.
This is an old and beautiful village, next to the banks of the Zanhe River, a variety of windmills and colorful small houses, together form a quiet and beautiful European country style, full of small bridges, flowing water, people's rustic The country style is like being in the water town of Jiangnan, but the houses here are more charming, and the pastoral scene in the fairy tale world. Although the windmill village in the off-season is cold and bleak, there are very few tourists, which is extraordinarily quiet and peaceful.
The bustling European market, the famous Amsterdam Water City, will keep you entertained, and of course you will definitely visit the famous Dutch windmill town. The Netherlands is situated on the west wind belt of the earth. It blows the west wind all the year round. At the same time, it is close to the Atlantic Ocean. The sea and land winds are endless for many years. At the beginning of the end stage, the windmills are only used for people to grind.
Zandan Windmill Village, a famous Dutch folk park. Ten kilometers from Amsterdam. Three wooden windmills are kept in the village, and more than a dozen traditional Dutch wooden buildings are scattered to showcase the traditional Dutch folk culture. Walking into the Dutch countryside, watching the exotic pastoral scenery, it seems to enter the dreamlike world of fairy tales.
Zaanse Schans Windmill Village | A beautiful fairytale village in the Netherlands, the drunken windmill and chalet in Monet's oil painting
In Amsterdam, you see an absolutely free and diverse world, while in the countryside, It is their soul. You will see a completely different world in the village of Sans Anse (Netherlands Windmill Village), which is only 2 km away from Eminem.
Here, you see the quiet country style, the fairy-tale beautiful windmill world, is a simple and elegant residential wooden house. At the entrance, you can see beautiful windmills from afar. In the 17th century, the most rapid period of economic development, the windmill once provided a strong source of power for the Dutch, and thus became one of the symbols of the Netherlands.
Zaanse Schans is northwest of Amsterdam. Its ancient buildings vividly depict Dutch life in the 17th and 18th centuries. People continue to live here, many working in ancient shipyards and wooden shoe workshops. Of course, there are many windmills. Picturesque scenery! Visit the timber buildings of the Zaan River, the green wooden houses of the 17th century, the windmills powered by the wind to extract oil and make pigments. Go inside to see what the interior of a windmill is like.