Comparison of rental car and car rental from several businesses in the town Zaanstad, Netherlands. Find the best prices for rental cars online. Comparing prices online can be very profitable, many smaller companies can only be booked on site.
We compare these companies in this city or in; North Holland, Sternrent on Provincialeweg 43. We have an easy and safe online booking of rental cars. Car rental where every cost is included, no hidden fees and free cancellations/amendments up to 24-48 hours before you are supposed to pick up the car. Search and choose destination, search for country, city etc. and choose from the list. Rental cars at Zaanstad’s train stations (Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Centraal, Nieuwmarkt and Amsterdam Amstel) travel center and airports like Amsterdam Schiphol Airport 16 km (10 mi), Soesterberg Air Base 48 km (30 mi), Lelystad Airport 48 km (30 mi), de Kooy Maritiem Airfield – Den Helder Airport 52 km (33 mi) and Rotterdam The Hague Zestienhoven Airport 61 km (38 mi) and ferry terminals and ports (Hembrugterrein, Zaandam Kade Zaantheater, Hempont, Pontplein, Marina Hippert, WSV de Breek, Marina Nauerna, Twiske Haven).
Facts about Zaanstad
About the town Zaanstad, located in the Gemeente Zaanstad part, North Holland province, Netherlands. 3th largest town/city when it comes to inhabitants in the region and the 14th largest town/district in Netherlands. Regardless of how long you are staying the town there are things to experience and do. Larger neighboring cities/communities are Amsterdam (c. 741,600 pop), Rotterdam (c. 598,200 pop), The Hague (c. 474,300 pop) and Utrecht (c. 290,500 pop). Has about 140,100 (2018) inhabitants. Breukelen, Lopik, Bloemhof, Reeuwijk, Schoonhoven, Koog aan de Zaan, Zaandam, Het Kalf and Haaldersbroek are small villages, suburbs and communities nearby. The city is located about 2 meters (7 ft) above sea level. Nearby metro (subway) stations are Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Central Station, de Pijp, de Vlugtlaan, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Amstelveenseweg, Heemstedestraat and Europaplein. Bus stop? These stations and stops are located in the city, Amsterdam Sloterdijk Bus Station, Bus Station Molenwijk, CS IJzijde, Bus station Elandsgracht, Bus station Tramplein, de Vlinder and Haarlem Spaarnwoude. We also give tips on which companies offer rental cars in Gemeente Zaanstad.
Sights, Activities and Attractions
Wondering what there is to see and do in Zaanstad? Here are a few suggestions on activities, attractions, museums, events, destinations, places and experiences that are worth a visit during your vacation in the town. Notable churches or cathedrals are Sint Ritakerk, St. Augustinuskerk, Nieuwe Church, Bethlehemkerk, Westerkerk, Oude Lutherse Church, Oude Church, Noorderkerk and de Kolenkit which are close by. Fraterniteit Tichel and Sint Rosaklooster are beautiful monasteries/nunneries and cloisters nearby. Music, plays and shows in the town center? We recommend Bimhuis, de Meervaart, Rozentheater, Bioscoop Pathé de Munt, Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, Bioscoop Pathé City, Melkweg, Muziekgebouw aan t IJ and de Brakke Grond. Located within walking distance. Museums and art galleries in Zaanstad that could be interesting are Amsterdam Exchange Experience, Allard Pierson Museum, Agrarisch Museum, Amsterdam, Anne Frank House, Amsterdam Museum (AHM), Arcam, Amsterdam Tulip Museum and Amsterdam Cheese Museum.
To watch and experience football, sports and concerts etc. you can visit AAC, Pirates, Velodrome, Olympic Stadium, Haarlemstadion and Rabobank IJmond Stadion. Recreation and activities? Paradiso and Occii are located close to the town center. Contouren kasteel Nieuwburg, Zerkenvloer kerk Graft, Kasteel ter Wijc, Vuurboet, Ruins of Brederode and Ruïnekerk Bergen are historical ruins of buildings and objects worth seeing and studying. Keen on seeing ancient relics, older buildings, antiquities and cultural heritage? These places are near, Ondergrondse resten kasteel Middelburg, Kasteel Oud Haerlem, Ruïne Kasteel Egmond, Batterij aan de Sloterweg and Huldtoneel. See ancient monuments and older buildings? A day for relaxing and sunbathing on the beach at Kure Jan strand, Doesstrand, Smient, t Schoorl strand, Aalscholverstrand, Fuut, Baaiegatstrand naaktstrand, Kuifeend and de Leers. They are all close to the town.
Do you need a car for a golf trip? Golf courses close to the community are Golfbaan Spierdijk 24 km (15 mi), Golfbaan Naarderbos 26 km (16 mi), Burg Golf Purmerend 14 km (8 mi), de Noordhollandse Golfclub 23 km (14 mi), Golfbaan Tespelduyn 27 km (17 mi), Golf & Country Club Heiloo 16 km (10 mi), Golfbaan Sloten 13 km (8 mi), Golfcentrum Amsteldijk 19 km (12 mi), Golfbaan Beemster 11 km (7 mi), Driving Range 16 km (10 mi), Amsterdamse Golf Club 8 km (5 mi), Amsterdam Old Course 17 km (11 mi), AMVJ 16 km (10 mi), Golfbaan Waterland 11 km (7 mi) and Golfbaan de Hoge Dijk Olympus 21 km (13 mi). Statues and monuments of interesting historical events and people like Nationaal Monument, Allendemonument, Nationaal Dachau Monument, Het Lieverdje, de Dokwerker, Vondelmonument and Homomonument. Beautiful vast open spaces or squares close by are Stadionplein, Dam Square, Rembrandtplein, Museumplein, Waterlooplein, Mercatorplein and Leidseplein.
Zoo, Theme Parks, Water Parks and Animal Parks
Linnaeushof, Brediusbad (Bredius openluchtzwembad), de Oase, Swimming pool Heerenduinen, de Mirandabad, Onderwaterpark Twiske, Flevoparkbad are water parks, amusement parks, or theme parks. Visiting a local theme park or adventure park? Do you travel with your children? See local terrariums and aquariums? Do you travel with children and want to visit a Zoo? Zoos, aquarium, tropicarium, terrarium, tropical house and animal parks located near Zaanstad are Natura Artis Magistra, De Houthoeve, de Hoeve, Animal Farm, t Brinkie (Kinderboerderij t Brinkie), de Hertenbaan, Artis, de Ezelkeet, de Boetenzwaluw.
Viewpoints, Parks and Gardens
Artsenijhof, Bakenesserkamer, Deutzenhofje and Dell Garden are located in the city if you want to experience parks and gardens recommended by us. To see the whole Zaanstad from an observation point, make a visit to Adam Lookout, Appelberg, 7 Bridges in a row and Amsterdamse Bos Oeverlanden Viewpoint. Parks, green areas and plantings worth visiting for recreation and relaxing are Amstel Park, Adama van Scheltemaplein, Agathepark, Aagtenpark and Afrikanerplein.
Castle, Palace and Fort
Famous and interesting palaces, villas and mansions in the city are Royal Palace of Amsterdam. Close to Zaanstad there are castles worth seeing such as Marquette, Fort bij Edam, Kasteel Nederhorst, Huis te Vogelenzang, Huis ter Kleef, Koninklijk Paleis (Paleis op de Dam), Kasteel Keukenhof, Het Oude Hof and Duinlust. Fort benoorden Spaarndam (Fort Noord), Fort aan de Winkel, Batterijen aan het Gein, Fort aan de Jisperweg, Fort aan de Middenweg, Fort aan de Liede, Fort aan de Nekkerweg (Fort Beemster), Fort aan den Ham, Fort benoorden Purmerend, Fort Abcoude and Fort aan de St Aagtendijk are exciting old fortresses, strongholds and forts to visit.
Markets, Shop and Shopping Malls
Do you want to do some shopping? The large malls in the city are e.g. Bos en Lommerplein, Wijkerbaan, Magna Plaza, IKEA, Kalvertoren, Winkelcentrum Beverhof, WC Molenwijk, Willem Eggertcentrum, Winkelcentrum de Gors, Makado and Brazilië (Brazilië complex). Flower Market, Waterloo Square – Flea market and Albert Cuypmarkt are markets and bazaars for farmer’s markets.
Car rental in airports nearby
Car rental companies in Zaanstad, Netherlands
Hertz, Flizzr, Payless, Sternrent, addCar, Alamo, Goldcar, Enterprise, Rhodium, Dollar, Avis, Sixt, Budget, Thrifty, Europcar, National, Green Motion and Hertz Dream Collection are the companies we compare in the city/country. You can usually find the largest selection at airports such as Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport, Rotterdam The Hague Airport and De Kooy Airfield. The large companies usually have offices adjacent to the airport.