Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam, Schnapps from Amsterdam

Day Trips & Excursions in Amsterdam
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Tour description

Get the full experience of all the Dutch countryside has to offer on this 5-hour, small group tour from Amsterdam. Travel in comfort by private van (max 8 persons) to the traditional fishing villages of Volendam, and stroll through the world-famous windmill village of Zaanse Schans. Visit a cheese factory for a tasting, stop at a restaurant for lunch, watch craftsmen make wooden shoes,. visit the village of Broek (the gem of Waterland) before relaxing on the ride back to Amsterdam. This experience has a minimum age of 7 years old.

Meet your private guide of experiencewaterland behind Amsterdam's Central Station at "Cafe the Pont" to begin this 5-hour tour of the Dutch countryside. Hop aboard and drive with your small group (max 8 persons) to the restored windmill village of Zaanse Schans, where you'll see a water mill, an oil mill, a paint mill, and a spice mill. Next up is the quaint fishing village of Volendam, known for its green timbered houses and warehouses. Visit the harbor, take a stroll on the dike, and even have a photo taken in traditional Dutch costume. Take a break in a restaurant for lunch at your own expense, visit a cheese factory and taste the local cheeses produced there. Visit a wooden shoe factory and see how craftsmen quickly transform blocks of wood into clogs. Sample Dutch schnapps before driving by the villages of Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland and return to Amsterdam around 2:15 pm.

What's included

  • max 8 persons,Small group
  • Local guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Cheese tasting
  • Dutch fruit wine
  • Entry/Admission - Zaanse Schans

What's not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


  • Small-group tour by minibus
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Editor's Pick
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience