Zaan region and Waterland tour (two days)
In the Zaan region and Waterland tour I will take you across the North sea canal to Westzaan where you will see the famous green wooden houses. In Krommenie we will ride on SolaRoad. Then along the river Zaan, where you can still see the remains of the oldes industrial revelution in the world. Via the worldfamous Zaanse Schans we cycle to Fort Spijkerboor, one of the 46 Defence line of Amsterdam forts and Unesco World Heritage site. Over the dike and along the bosom canal of Beemster polder, also an Unesco World Heritage site, we cycle to Schermerhorn where we can visit a real, operating watermill from the 17th century. We will stay overnight in De Rijp.
The second day we will cycle through Beemster polder to another Defence line of Amsterdam fort, Fort Resort Beemster. Then to Edam and Volendam where we will visit a cheese farm and clog factory. From Volendam we can either cross the Gouw sea to the formar island of Marken, or cycle via Monnickendam straight to Broek in Waterland.
From there we cycle through the wetlands cycle back to Amsterdam.