Self guided audio tour in Zaandam

Available tours in and around Zaandam

How it Works

  • 1.

    Buy an audio tour on this website

    Select an audio tour in the city you want to visit.
  • 2.

    Receive a code in your mailbox

    We will sent you a confirmation mail with information and a personal code.
  • 3.

    Download our free App (iOS & Android) and enter the code

    Scan the QR code with your phone or fill in the code by hand.
  • 4.

    Enjoy your walk at your own pace

    You've got untill the next day to enjoy all the sightings and listen to the stories of the virtual audio guide, so plenty of time to have a drink, take a break or visit a museum.
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City walk with audio guide in Zaandam

Zaandam, a city in the Netherlands, is known for its rich history and charming character. With picturesque canals, traditional wooden houses, and a vibrant culture, the city offers a unique experience for travelers of all ages. Zaandam is an ideal destination for those who wish to learn about the history and traditions of the Dutch people. Discover the hidden stories and meaningful monuments with a captivating audiotour from CityAppTour. This self-guided city walk with a personal audio guide takes you on a journey through Zaandam's past, providing a profound insight into the exceptional places that make this city so special.

- The best walking routes and greatest stories

- Unexpected discoveries

- Personal virtual audio guide in 7 languages

- GPS guidance

- Walk at your own pace

Available tours in and around Zaandam

Things to do in Zaandam

The CityAppTour audiotour guides you to all the must-see attractions of the city. In addition to the well-known tourist hotspots, our self-guided city walk with a personal audio guide also takes you to all the hidden gems that Zaandam has to offer.

Zaanse Houses
The Zaanse houses are a distinctive and enchanting aspect of Dutch architecture. These traditional wooden houses, with their green facades and characteristic pointed roofs, grace the banks of the Zaan in Zaandam, creating a picturesque backdrop. Not only are these houses a visual delight, but they also represent a significant cultural heritage of the region. The wooden construction was a practical choice in the past due to the abundance of wood in the area. Today, the Zaanse houses are beloved attractions for visitors seeking an authentic Dutch atmosphere. Stroll along the banks and admire the charm of these historic houses, which provide a unique insight into the traditional architecture of the Netherlands.

The mills in Zaandam are an intriguing and iconic part of the Dutch landscape. These historical windmills stand tall above the canals, reflecting the region's rich industrial past. They once formed the heart of the economy, used for grinding spices, sawing wood, and other artisanal tasks. Today, the mills are not only reminders of the past but also important tourist attractions. Zaanse Schans is one of the most well-known places to admire these beautiful windmills. Here, you can take a step back in time and experience the mills in all their glory. With their rotating sails and historical charm, the mills offer a unique insight into the ingenious use of wind energy throughout the centuries.
A visit to the mills in Zaandam is an unforgettable experience and a must for any traveler interested in the rich history and culture of the Netherlands.

Zaandam is a city with a rich history, evident in the numerous monuments scattered throughout the city. These monuments serve as tangible witnesses of the past and play a crucial role in preserving the region's cultural heritage. From historical buildings and statues to old bridges and industrial heritage, each monumental place tells its own story. One notable monument is the Czar Peter's House, where the Russian tsar Peter the Great stayed during his visit to the Netherlands in the 17th century. It is a fascinating place that offers a glimpse of the historical connection between the Netherlands and Russia. Another remarkable landmark is the Zaandam Town Hall, a beautiful historical building dating back to 1774. With its characteristic green color and classic architecture, it is a true symbol of the city.
Wander through the streets of Zaandam and discover countless other monuments that reflect the history and unique identity of this city.