Destination guide

Why people love visiting charming Edam

Enjoy the area's churches, culture and live music with a rental holiday home in Edam. This romantic city is known for its sporting events, cheese shops and monuments. Nes and Zaanse Schans are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Sightseeing in and around Edam

Are you searching for things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that makes Edam a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • NDSM Werf (10.4 mi / 16.8 km)
  • Amsterdam Chinatown (11.8 mi / 19 km)
  • Amsterdam Dungeon (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
  • Playcenter Silverstone (16.3 mi / 26.2 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Edam

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Edam is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Artis (11.9 mi / 19.1 km)
  • Hortus Botanicus (12 mi / 19.3 km)
  • Blijburg Beach (11.2 mi / 18 km)
  • Westergasfabriek Culture Park (11.8 mi / 18.9 km)
  • Herengracht Canal (11.9 mi / 19.2 km)
  • Oosterpark (12.2 mi / 19.6 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Edam

Fly into Amsterdam (AMS-Schiphol), the closest airport, located 18.9 mi (30.5 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Edam?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 428 holiday lettings around Edam. From 212 houses to 108 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Edam?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Edam:

  • Amsterdam City Centre: 490 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam South: 685 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam West: 398 holiday homes
  • Grachtengordel-Zuid: 282 holiday homes
  • Amsterdam North: 651 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Edam? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Edam. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Speeltoren: 1,935 holiday lettings
  • Edams Grote Kerk: 2,096 holiday lettings
  • Kaasmarkt: 2,078 holiday lettings
  • Damplein: 1,924 holiday lettings
  • Edams Museum: 1,924 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Edam listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Edam?

Yes, of course. offers 212 Houses in Edam. Our other popular types of Edam holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 108 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 19 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 114 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Houseboats and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Edam?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 174 holiday homes with pool available in Edam. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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