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$113.03 Cultural & Theme Tours

Zaanse Schans Windmills and Cheese Tasting from Amsterdam

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Keytours, Amsterdam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Zaans Museum, Zaandam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Volendam Marken Express, Volendam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Marken, Marken, North Holland Province.Pass By: Cheese Factory Volendam, Volendam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Centraal Station, Amsterdam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Edams Museum, Edam, North Holland Province.Pass By: Woltje's Backerij.

$54.23 Day Trips & Excursions

Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam Countryside Tour from Amsterdam

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, North Holland ProvinceEscape the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam on a half-day guided tour of the Dutch countryside, starting with a 20-minute drive to the windmill village of Zaanse Schans. This outdoor conservation area is situated on the banks of the River Zaan and is home to original 18th and 19th century architecture, including several still functioning windmills & wooden houses.Watch live demonstrations of craftsmen at work, including a clog maker crafting the famous wooden shoes of the Netherlands. There will be some free time to explore the village and a visit a windmill on your own, before travelling through the typical Polder-landscapes (reclaimed land from the water).Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Kaaswaag Edam, Edam, North Holland ProvinceEdam’s ancient streets and tranquil canals are lined by beautiful 17th century buildings, including the leaning Carillon tower, the Big Church, and former town hall. Most famous in Edam beyond any doubt is the public weighing house, where every year in July and August still every Wednesday morning the famous Edam Cheese Market is held.Walk during 40 minutes with your guide through this wonderful small city.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Volendam Haven, Volendam, North Holland ProvinceFinally, we will stop in the beautiful seaside village of Volendam. This typical fishing village with its bustling harbour has been a major tourist attraction as early as 1875. People come from all over the world to see the small and houses and learn about the locals with their traditions and traditional Dutch costumes. Your guide will take you on a short walk through the oldest parts of the village, exploring a labyrinth of twists and turns to sites such as St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk and the Visafslag (Fish Auction) Also you can enjoy a walk on top of the Dike with a beautiful view of the IJssel-lake. • Enjoy an orientation guided walk with our live goude for 20 minutes.• During some free time you'll have the time to explore the city on your own.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

$409.13 Private & Custom Tours

Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam, and Edam Private Tour

Venture out of Amsterdam for the day and visit the beautiful landscape that only the Dutch countryside has to offer. First you will visit the Zaanse Schans and it's world renowned windmills. Experience a traditional clog-making session with a local artisan, and continue your journey to explore a very traditional cheese factory.You will continue your private day trip to Volendam where you will see old fishing boats and local residents wearing colorful traditional dresses. After your one hour lunch break continue your journey to the captivating medieval town of Edam. Enjoy a relaxing walk along it's cobble-stoned streets and gaze upon it's uniquely styled homes and bridges along Edam’s canals.

$23.98 Day Trips & Excursions

Dutch Countryside Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour from Amsterdam

The first stop brings you to Zaandam which was once the trade centre of the region in the 19th century. The second stop is Zaanse Schans. Admire a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and see Dutch history come to life! A must-see during this hop-on hop-off tour. The third stop is Purmerend, a city surrounded by polders, offering boutique shops and an abundance of restaurants and cafes at the 'Veemarkt' (former cattle market). Volendam and Edam, both known for their fishing boats and scenery, are also stops on this countryside tour. Traditional Dutch costumes are still worn by some residents in Volendam, which was also once a retreat for famous artists. Both Picasso and Renoir spent time in this village during the 20th century. While smaller than Volendam, Edam holds particular fame for its cheese and beautiful historical center. The cheese farm, "Jacobshoeve", provides a unique opportunity to witness the process of cheese making during a free guided tour. Take a look behind the scenes at the farm animals. The last stop on the tour is Monnickendam and is rich in history. Although it is a small fishing village today, it holds much historical significance as a port in earlier centuries. The final stop brings you back to the starting point at THIS IS HOLLAND. Amsterdam's newest attraction offers the ultimate flight experience over Holland in Amsterdam. As each stop is unique and provides its own slice of culture, this tour is perfect for discovering and exploring the Dutch countryside. Spending as much or as little time at each stop gives you the perfect flexibility that cannot be found elsewhere. When planning your trip to Holland, be sure not to miss this gem of a tour which is suitable for all! Upgrading your tour ticket offers you free admission to two memorable adventures of your choice. This includes options such as viewing Amsterdam from the panoramic view at the LOOKOUT, museum admission in Edam, a tour or a photo in traditional Dutch clothing in Volendam, or even a scenic canal ride in Zaanse Schans. Don't miss this amazing opportunity!

$78.78 Day Trips & Excursions

Amsterdam to Marken, Volendam, Edam Private Full-Day Bike Tour

Feel like a local on your bike and discover the countryside north of Amsterdam on a private, 8-hour guided bike tour from Amsterdam. Your experienced and friendly guide is at your service all day long.From the central Amsterdam meeting point, you will catch the ferryboat to the north of Amsterdam. Enjoy a scenic 90-minute ride to the island of Marken. Pass by small villages such as Durgerdam and Uitdam, just north of the city. Stroll through the picturesque streets of Marken and enjoy stunning views of Markermeer. Visit a museum to discover how the people of Marken used to live and enjoy some free time. Next, enjoy a half hour boat ride to Volendam.Upon your arrival in Volendam, you can enjoy a short walking tour of this famous fishing village. This typical fishing village with its bustling harbor, small buildings and houses and local, traditional Dutch clothing has been a major tourist attraction since 1875. Your guide will take you on a short walk through the oldest parts of the city, exploring a labyrinth of twists and turns to sites such as St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk and the Visafslag (Fish Auction).Next, explore the charming medieval village of Edam, also referred to as the pearl of the Zuiderzee. Edam’s ancient streets and tranquil canals are lined by beautiful 17th century buildings, including the leaning Carillon tower, the Great Church, and town hall. Most famous in Edam is beyond any doubt the public weighing house, where in summer, every Wednesday the famous Edam Cheese is being sold.

$55.94 Cultural & Theme Tours

Edam, Volendam, and Windmill Village Tour from Amsterdam

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Stromma Netherlands, Amsterdam, North Holland ProvinceEnjoy the 100 Highlights Cruise through the beautiful canals of AmsterdamDuration: 1 hour 10 minutesStop At: Zaanse Schans, Zaandam, North Holland ProvinceThis outdoor conservation area is situated on the banks of the Zaan River and is home to traditional 18th and 19th century architecture, including several functioning windmills.Watch live demonstrations of craftsmen at work, including a clog maker crafting the famous wooden shoes of the Netherlands. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Fort Edam, Edam, North Holland ProvinceFrom Zaandam, we’ll continue on to Edam, also commonly referred to as the pearl of the Zuiderzee. Edam’s ancient streets and tranquil canals are lined by beautiful 17th century buildings, including the leaning Carillon tower, the Great Church, and town hall. Most famous in Edam is beyond any doubt the public weighing house, where in summer still every Wednesday the famous Edam Cheese is being sold.After a stroll around this history-rich town, we’ll have the opportunity to see how Edam’s world-famous cheese is made and, of course, to taste it in a close by cheese farm. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Volendam Haven, Volendam, North Holland ProvinceFinally, we will stop in the beautiful seaside village of Volendam. This typical fishing village with its bustling harbor has been a major tourist attraction as early as 1875. People come from all over to see the small buildings and houses and take in the locals in their traditional Dutch clothing. This is a great place to pick up souvenirs for those at home or a memento for yourself, and to have photos taken in traditional Dutch costume. Your guide will take you on a short walk through the oldest parts of the city, exploring a labyrinth of twists and turns to sites such as St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk and the Visafslag (Fish Auction).Duration: 1 hour