Zaanse Schans Day Trip from Amsterdam with Lunch

Day Trips & Excursions in Amsterdam

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Starting at 10am in central Amsterdam, you will go to Zaanse Schans for a guided tour led by a local guide. The tour will include the visits to traditional crafts like a clog and cheese making and a visit to an operational industrial wind mill (entrance fee included). After your tour at Zaanse Schans, you will taste a traditional Dutch pancake (pancake and a drink of your choice included) at a local restaurant. After approximately 4 hours your driver will take you back to Amsterdam city center.
From central Amsterdam, you will be picked up in the morning to drive directly and comfortably to world-famous Zaanse Schans, an unique village full of big industrial wind mills, typical green wooden houses and traditional crafts. At Zaanse Schans, a local guide will guide you around the sights. You will be told about how life was in this region about 200 years ago. Your guide will take you to traditional crafts like a wooden shoe workshop to see how the famous Dutch clogs were made. Also, a cheese farm will be visited to learn how the Dutch cheese is made. Last but not least, you will visit a working industrial wind mill (entrance fee included) to see from the inside how these incredible machines were built and operate. From the balcony of the wind mill you can experience the power of the wind and these machines yourself while enjoying the view of the countryside. After your visit of Zaanse Schans, you will go to a typical Dutch pancake restaurant where you will taste a traditional Dutch pancake together with a drink of your choice (included). After approximately 4 hours, your driver will drive you back to the city center of Amsterdam.

What’s included

  • Lunch
  • Driver/guide
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Entry/Admission - Zaanse Schans

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Highlights

  • Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
  • All entrance fees included
  • Lunch included
  • Small-group tour
  • Led by a local guide
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