Zaanse Schans Tour from Amsterdam

Tours & Sightseeing in The Netherlands
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Tour description

Visit the beautiful windmill village Zaanse Schans. Here you will experience all that is typical Dutch in just a few hours. See the historic working windmills of Zaanse Schans and the wooden green painted houses and shops. Learn about cheese making and watch traditional craftsmen making clogs and other artifacts. A professional, experienced and friendly guide will accompany you throughout the village before you get time to further explore the village on your own.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, North Holland ProvinceThe windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum that houses a collection of working windmills, wooden houses, barns and shops dating back to the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 on, bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At: Kooijman Klompenmakerij, Zaandam, North Holland ProvinceYou will visit the clog museum annex wooden shoemaker shop, here you'll watch traditional craftsmen at work, making clogs and other artifactsDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, Zaandam, North Holland ProvinceLearn how Dutch cheese is being made in a farm and of course taste some real Dutch farmer chees!Duration: 30 minutes

What's included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Live commentary on board
  • Pickup from centrally located meeting point

What's not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Instant Confirmation
  • All entrance fees included
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level