Zaans heritage bike & bites tour

During a relaxed day of cycling with your local guide, you will discover the (un)known Zaan heritage gems and taste typical products of the Zaan area.


  • At 10.00 a.m. we will cycle from the world-famous Hotel Inntel Zaandam to the Hembrug area. This former ammunition place was closed to the public for a long time and now has the ambition to become a cultural and culinary hot spot.
  • After coffee at Bind’s we will visit the Museum of Humanity and art gallery ArtZaanstad.
  • Next, we will cycle to the city center’s highlights on our way to the historical former building of Verkade, the company famous for its cookies and chocolate bars.
  • At the Bakery Institute, trainees prepare a delicious lunch with local products.
  • Back on the road we will visit the picture-perfect Zaan village of Haaldersbroek and cycle over the Julianabridge with the world-famous view over the Zaanse Schans to the authentic village main street in Zaandijk.
  • At around 4.30 p.m. we will top off our tour at Smells like Chocolate’s with a drink and a home-made bonbon.
  • At 5.00 p.m. we will return our rental bikes at Zaandijk station

Zaans heritage bike & bites tour

  • € 60 per person
  • On Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays
  • From 10.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.
  • Minimum 5 to 10 people
  • Private tailor-made tours on request


  • Local guide
  • Coffee and Zaan delicacy
  • Visit Museum of Humanity and ArtZaanstad
  • Lunch with local products and a drink
  • End-of-tour drink and bonbon


  • Train ticket from Zaandijk Station back to Zaandam Station or other train station
  • Rent city bike: € 17,50, please indicate when booking
  • Other refreshments
  • Optional: diner at restaurant Wolfsend, in Zaandijk

Starting point Zaans heritage bike & bites tour

At 9.30 a.m. your local guide, who can be identified by their name badge on a blue keycord, will receive you at the Tourist Office opposite Hotel Inntel, Stadhuisplein 96, Zaandam. (Zaandam Central Station, exit city centre)

Information & reservation

For any questions or/and reservations please send me a mail or fill in the reservation form listed below:

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