Het Twiske recreational area lies to the north of Amsterdam between Zaanstad and Purmerend. It’s the ideal place for a day out on your bicycle, as Amsterdam’s bike paths connect directly to the paths in Het Twiske.
Activities for everyone
Within Het Twiske, you can rent canoes, rowboats, pedal boats and sailboats at Haven de Roemer, or tie your own boat up to the piers there. The bike paths are nicely paved and also perfect for inline skating. There are large playgrounds and a swimming area, plus plenty of open green space to picnic, enjoy the sun or play a game with friends.