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Culture in Zandvoort aan Zee

In Zandvoort, just like the sea, culture is very much alive. But what does culture mean in Zandvoort aan Zee?

Your main reason for visiting Zandvoort is of course sun, sea and sand. However, there is much more to discover beyond the horizon. Culture in Zandvoort means a pleasant stroll through the streets and alleyways, taking in picturesque cottages, magnificent monuments and interesting museums. In the evening take a walk, and enjoy the culture of Zandvoort aan Zee before attending a performance at the local theatre.

Are you more interested in shopping? Then Zandvoort aan Zee is the perfect place for you, with its delightful boutiques and stores.

But culture in Zandvoort also means wine tasting on the beach, catching prawns, playing beach golf, beach volleyball, and scooter and bicycle riding through Zandvoort’s dunes. You may however prefer a day’s racing on the motor racing circuit.

All in all, Zandvoort aan Zee is the ideal location to enjoy a whole range of cultural activities.

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Racing culture
The name Zandvoort aan Zee is of course synonymous with motor racing. Racing is very much part of Zandvoort culture. A day on the circuit is an absolute must for motor racing enthusiasts. Try booking a Race Experience that will take you onto the circuit itself. Enjoy ten different activities, half actually on the circuit and the rest in the dunes and at other exciting locations. Can you see yourself yourself sitting in a formula racing car or Porsche, screaming around the track? You can even drive your own car around the circuit.

Wonderful walking tours
Walking is one of the greatest cultural hallmarks of Zandvoort aan Zee. A number of walking routes are available, for example a guided through through Zandvoort taking in the neighbourhood known as the ‘Sloppies’. The arrangement will take you through the quiet streets and ancients alleyways of Zandvoort while the guide tells amusing anecdotes. The route also takes in the Zandvoort Museum and the Beachcomber’s museum. The tour concludes with a delicious cup of coffee or tea and cakes, all for a fixed price. The arrangement is also available without tour guide.

Museums in Zandvoort aan Zee
Culture in Zandvoort also means visiting the museums. Zandvoort aan Zee is a proud village with a rich history. Have you heard the glorious tales of Zandvoort’s beach? World War Two has left its mark, and the remains can still be visited today. Take for example the bunkers in the dunes and numerous monuments placed in and around Zandvoort aan Zee.  We have laid out a series of routes to guide you into the past. 

A visit to the Zandvoort museum and the Beachcomber’s Museum will teach you everything you need to know about Zandvoort’s history.
Cultural arrangements in Zandvoort
Has your interest in Zandvoort aan Zee culture been awakened? Then why not try one of our many exciting arrangements, alone or with friends and family. Try darts on the beach or exciting beach survival games – a range of fun activities for young and old. Perhaps you want to learn to dive, an activity we call the Bubble maker, open to children and adults. Enjoy the unforgettable and fantastic experience of learning to dive. A great idea for a birthday party. There are plenty of fun ideas to enjoy culture in Zandvoort aan Zee. Clearly, in Zandvoort, culture is for everyone.
And please remember: another element of culture in Zandvoort is of course the traditional walk along the resort’s many beaches. 
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  • Preferred participant Zandvoorts Museum The Zandvoorts Museum is the home of art and history in Zandvoort:   Zandvoort ‘s Art, can be discovered in the museum’s own picture gallery, complemented by contemporary art shown in many …
    Swaluëstraat 1
    2040 AH Zandvoort

    T. +3123-5740280
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  • Preferred participant Jutters Mu-ZEE-um In the past, beachcombing was part of everyday life of the people of Zandvoort, as a means of earning additional income. This is no longer the case today, and beachcombing is no more than an interest…
    Strandweg 2 (Rotonde)
    2042 JA Zandvoort

    T. +3123-5712221
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