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The Chirurgijnshuys is centrally situated to various hiking and cycling routes throughout the area, as well as to several sightseeing activities.
Information regarding tours and sightseeing activities is available in the dining room of the Bed and Breakfast accommodation.
The open-air museum the ‘Zaanse Schans’ is amongst the most well known sight seeing activities in this area. With its windmills and traditional ‘Zaanse’ style architectural buildings, it is beautifully situated in the country side, within 4km away from Westzaan. Visit www.zaanseschans.nl for more information.Zaanse Schans

Information on car-, hiking- and cycling tours and excursions in the province of ‘Noord-Holland’ can be found on www.noord-holland.com
It is also possible to travel by public transport. To Amsterdam is takes approximately 15-20 minutes from train stations Zaandam or Koog Bloemwijk. More information on museums and boat tours can be found on https://www.iamsterdam.com/en

Beaches and dunes are within cycling distance from the Bed and Breakfast, or can be reached by car. Many people find it enjoyable to take hiking tours along the beach and throughout the dunes.

Haarlem is within 17 km from Westzaan and can be reached by car, train or bicycle. An interesting cycling route is available if you would like to enjoy a bicycle trip. Another city worth visiting is Alkmaar, which is 23km up north from Westzaan. It will take approximately 35 minutes by train from the train station zaandam.

Finally, do not hesitate to consult us in case you would appreciate more information or assistance.