How do you get from Amsterdam to the beach?

How do you get to the beach in Amsterdam?

Getting to Zandvoort beach

By train: Take a train from Amsterdam Central Station to Haarlem (every 15 minutes), and then change at Haarlem for Zandvoort aan Zee. In the summer months, a special train service runs directly from Amsterdam to Zandvoort aan Zee (Zandvoort beach), and takes around 25 minutes.

Does Amsterdam have a beach?

You might be surprised to hear it, but Amsterdam actually does have beaches. Strand Zuid, Dok and Sloterplas are located around the periphery of Amsterdam, and all have beach restaurants, water and sand.

How far is Amsterdam from the beach?

Amsterdam Beach is the nearest beach to Amsterdam en can easily be reached by train. Zandvoort Beach lies about 30 km west of Amsterdam. The town has a seafront boulevard with many hotels, restaurants and shops.

Are drugs legal in Amsterdam?

Dutch Drug Policy

All drugs are forbidden in the Netherlands. It is illegal to produce, possess, sell, import and export drugs. However, the government designed a drug policy with tolerates smoking cannabis under strict terms and conditions.

Is the train ride from Paris to Amsterdam scenic?

The route isn’t terribly scenic, but the Thalys High-Speed train has direct service between the two cities. Travel time is 3 hours 18 minutes.

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