Zandvoort is known for its beautiful beach and famous Circuit Zandvoort. Zandvoort is sometimes called the Pearl by the Sea. Zandvoort has been an attractive seaside resort since 1828. There are plenty of welcoming and cultural activities and it is a favorite among sun lovers and families.
- Discover the beautiful beaches and dunes of Zandvoort.
- Zandvoort has many sportive and cultural activities.
- Watch a race or get behind the wheel at Circuit Zandvoort.
Highlights in Zandvoort
Zandvoort is known for is beautiful beaches and dunes. For fans of motor sports, Circuit Zandvoort is another highlight. The circuit is located in the dunes and is known for its fast, tight corners. You can even test your own driving skills on the track on specific days.
Zandvoort is also surrounded by two beautiful nature parks with rich flora and fauna. Zuid-Kennemerland, one of 20 National Parks in Holland, is located to the north. And to the south are the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen, one of Holland’s biggest dune regions.
From Amsterdam you can reach Zandvoort by direct train within 30 minutes. Visit the local VVV tourist office for more information about the event program.
Accessibility and parking in Zandvoort
Zandvoort is barely 30 minutes by car away from the capital of Amsterdam and Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Zandvoort is easy to reach by train from these locations, too. If you travel by car, make sure to check where you are allowed to park your car. Paid parking is available in several car parks in Zandvoort. Most car parks have parking meters but sometimes you will have to pay the manager. Some car parks are opened only in summer and the parking lot at Circuit Zandvoort is not accessible during circuit events.
Whether you like a low budget place to stay, a romantic hideaway or a little house by the sea, Zandvoort has a great hotel to offer for every taste and budget. Check out the comprehensive selection and book your perfect hotel here!
To discover nearby
If you are in Zandvoort and want to see more nearby, visiting Haarlem, the lovely city of painter Frans Hals, is highly recommended. If you want more sun, sea and beaches, the pleasant town of Noordwijk with its beautiful white beach is a perfect choice. A little further away, near The Hague, is the most popular seaside town in Holland: Scheveningen. You’ll easily see why it is so popular…
Go for a lovely walk in the beautiful dune regions near Zandvoort. National Park Zuid-Kennemerland lies to the north of Zandvoort and the Amsterdamse Waterleidingduinen to the south. It’s pure pleasure!