Zandvoort is gearing up for a thrilling Formula 1 event, and while it promises excitement, it also comes with certain logistical changes that may affect your daily routines.
Do you live in or near the beautiful town of Zandvoort? If so, there’s some important information you should know regarding the upcoming Dutch Grand Prix, taking place from August 25th to August 27th, 2023. Zandvoort is gearing up for a thrilling Formula 1 event, and while it promises excitement, it also comes with certain logistical changes that may affect your daily routines.
Zandvoort Lockdown for Cars and Motorcycles
Starting from Thursday 5 am, Zandvoort will effectively go into lockdown for cars and motorcycles. Access to the town will only be permitted for residents and business owners with special permits.
Access Restrictions in Surrounding Areas
Please note that some neigborhoods in nearby villages and Haarlem will also be restricted to access only with the use of special permits due to the Grand Prix. Residents of these areas should have already received their permits.
Closure of the Zeeweg
The Zeeweg, a significant road in the area, will be closed for cars and motorcycles from Thursday at 5 a.m. until Sunday at 11 p.m.. Be sure to plan your routes accordingly.
Due to the increased frequency of trains to and from Zandvoort during the Grand Prix, all railway crossings between Amsterdam Central and Zandvoort will be closed, even during nighttime hours.
Accessibility of Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland
If you’re planning to visit Nationaal Park Zuid-Kennemerland during the Grand Prix, please note that it will only be accessible by bicycle or on foot. Parking areas like Koevlak (‘t Wed) and Parnassia will not be reachable by car or motorcycle during this time. The visitor center will be closed from August 25th to August 27th, but the Duincafé will remain open. Additionally, please be aware that in the mornings, the cycling paths of Heerenduinen and Duin en Kruidberg will be closed to bicycle traffic.
Buitenplaats Elswout and Middenduin
It’s also important to mention that Buitenplaats Elswout and Middenduin will be inaccessible by car from August 25th to August 27th. If you were planning to visit these areas during the Grand Prix, consider alternative means of transportation.
I hope this information helps you navigate the logistical challenges brought about by the Dutch Grand Prix. If you have any questions or require further assistance, don’t hesitate to reach out to local authorities or visit the official Dutch Grand Prix website for updates and additional details.
Enjoy the excitement of the Formula 1 event, and stay safe during this thrilling weekend in Zandvoort!