In a peaceful moorland meadows not far from Amsterdam lies Villa Op de Horsten - once the home of the machinist the pumping station De Poel, now a cozy Bed & Breakfast.
Our house is located on one of the most beautiful spots in the Waterland region, on the dike between Monnickendam and brands. From each room you have an idyllic view of the Gouwzee, and on the horizon the town of Volendam and Marken.
On the dike a cycling / walking route (own access from the house). Even the famous hiking trail "Het Zuiderzeepad" runs here. Monnickendam with play tower, smoked fish and local harbor just a walk away.
In spring, when our little lambs frolicking in the pasture, you feel almost like on a farm.
The bus to Amsterdam stop almost outside the front door.
Perfecter bus connection to Amsterdam with connections until late at night, you are no parking problems within 25 minutes in the center.
Monnickendam is a historic town with a steeple and play tower with
Chimes in the 15th century. There are also fish smoking and can land on the Gouwzee or the IJsselmeer, various boat trips are made. In the recreation area Hemmeland there is a beach with the possibility for surfing and sailing hire. Several drinking and dining options are within walking distance. eg restaurant www. dewaegh. com
Volendam, with its famous harbor, their folk costumes, souvenir shops and many seafood restaurants. An abdominal binder museum as a public attraction. Boat trip to Brand. www. brand express. nl /
Edam in the summer every Wednesday the famous cheese market. Historic canals and houses.
Brands with its wooden houses on stilts and terpene. Beautiful harbor with a fantastic view. Sijtje Boes and the Museum of brands.
Zaanse Schans is famous thanks to its historic mills, wooden houses and
Warehouses. In Zaans green colored. It gives one the feeling alsob one is in the 17th or 18th century. Zaanse Schans
Keukenhof is the place to see spring blossom. The park is unique, world famous, and has for sixty years one of the most popular destinations in the Netherlands. Nowhere will you find so many colors and scents as here, where more than seven million flowers form a glorious decor for your photos. Come to Keukenhof and enjoy the wonderful works of art, the surprising inspiration gardens and the many flower shows. www. Keukenhof. nl
If you like a dazzling city where everything is possible, you get to Amsterdam at his expense.
Tour boats on the canals, the Rijksmuseum, the Artis Zoo, the Van Gogh Museum, the Anne Frank House and a city tour through Amsterdam are among the many possibilities.
The bus to Amsterdam stops almost outside the front door. Your own car, you can park on our own parking lot behind a lockable gate.
We rent bicycles. Possible cycling include Volendam - Brands (24 km)
Zuiderwoude - Broek in Waterland - Monnickenmeerpolder - Monnickendam - Katwoude - Volendam by vehicle to brand Zuiderwoude.
You can also use the system of Radwanderknotenpunke. In order to determine your own route, idem from node to node cycle.
www. fietsroutenetwerk. net / noord holland / laagholland. htm