See all the Dutch icons such as the Tulips in Keukenhof & windmills, cheese and clogs at Zaanse Schans.Experience the beauty of Keukenhof Gardens in bloom on a guided morning tour from Amsterdam in the company of an expert guide and travel by small comfortable coach out to the Netherlands’ most famous bulb region, passing through remarkable flower-filled meadows. In the afternoon continue to windmill village Zaanse Schans and see all the other dutch icons such as windmills, cheese and clogs.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Keukenhof1. After a short ride from Amsterdam to the bulbflower area around Lisse, we start your tour by making a scenic ride in this area. Depending upon the season you see a landscape with colourful bulbflower carpets in almost any colour you can imagine. We try to find a spot where we can stop to make some pictures. 2. Then we continue to the true highlight of this tour, the park Keukenhof. Once a mere kitchen garden filled with vegetables and herbs, the Keukenhof - smack dab in the middle of South Holland’s tulip region - now has the distinction of being the world’s largest flower garden, hosting some 800,000 visitors per year. This guided tour will take you through the 15 kilometers of footpaths and 32 hectares of gardens, where millions of bulbs are planted each year. Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring bulbs of a variety of vibrant colours carpet the grounds. Stroll through the English landscape garden, the Japanese country garden, and the historical garden. Take in the flower sculpture, based on an annual theme.Duration: 3 hours 30 minutesStop 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 offcourse taste some real Dutch farmer chees. Duration: 30 minutes