[Video] Stunning drone footage of the Zaanse Schans

[Video] Stunning drone footage of the Zaanse Schans

The Zaanse Schans looks like it’s been plucked straight out of a fairytale. The postcard-like scenery with rows of windmills and traditional Dutch houses really is picture-perfect, so it is unsurprising that the village is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Netherlands.

A birds-eye view of the Zaanse Schans

You may have visited the Zaanse Schans before, but have you ever seen it from above? Watch this breathtaking video and see the village from a completely different perspective. This drone footage captured the iconic windmills and their beautiful countryside surroundings on a sunny summer’s afternoon - back when the sun still shone and didn't set at 4pm. 

Video by Apoorv Siloiya

Have you been to the Zaanse Schans before? Let us know in the comments below!

Victoria Séveno


Victoria Séveno

Victoria grew up in Amsterdam, before moving to the UK to study English and Related Literature at the University of York and completing her NCTJ course at the Press Association...

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Prerna Pawar 10:24 | 16 November 2020

Wow... Awesome video. the captures are just amazing 😍