Windmills, tulips, cheese, lumps and wet feet, that is, can say what all foreigners of Netherlands. And you? Have you ever visited a mill or you run into chunks? And what can you say, tell about Netherlands?
In the vicinity of the Park Zijpersluis find numerous activities to discover the authentic Netherlands.
The Park Zijpersluis is located in the already 1553 laid dry polder Zijpe.
You will find more about these Zijperpolder in a small museum in Schagerbrug. (free admission) www.zijpermuseum.nl
Around the Park Zijpersluis is a series of polder mills. Windmills have found also a place on the North Holland Canal. Want you a polder mill visit, then you are welcome in the mill Museum Schermerhoorn. The operation of the mill is visually easy to track in this museum. The atmosphere around the life, work and life with the polder, which here perfectly presented.
A real ``stolpboederij´` characteristic of this area is situated opposite the Park Zijpersluis. While cycling around Park Zijpersluis, you encounter more cottages!
The guardian, the sleeper and the dreamers, are pieces of Youp van ' t HEK or the dykes that protect the Zijperpolder are? The answer to this question can be found (admission free) Museum (dijk te kijk) on the sea wall in Petten in the dike. After the visit to the Museum, it is a very short walk to the beach. After a walk on the beach, enjoy a refreshing cup of hot chocolate in Strandpavillion zee & zo.
Every Thursday which is West Frisian folklore in Schagen. There is also a regular weekly market. You want to know such people lived earlier, visit the Museum farm in Schagen.
The world's most famous, oldest and largest cheese market is in the summer months of every Friday morning in Alkmaar. Alkmaarder are called therefore kaaskoppen. If you want to learn more about traditional cheese and cheese-making visit the cheese Museum.
The Netherlands the best and oldest lump business is in Alkmaar, Netherlands.
Then we have the tulips! In April and early may, there to admire numerous Tulip fields in Zijpe. The world's largest contiguous flower growing area is located in the Zijpe!
Find more activities see: www.bloeiendzijpe.nl
Tip: See the flower mosaics in Breezand / Anna Paulowna on.
About the history of this environment is much more to say