Welcome to Hindeloopen


In the 16th and 17th centuries, trade ships from Amsterdam dropped anchor at this Zuiderzee harbour on their way to England and Scandinavia, boosting its prosperity and connecting it with the outside world. The exuberant beauty and charm of the Dutch Golden Age lives on today in Hindeloopen's narrow streets, flower-bedecked canals, multitude of bridges (16 to be exact) and handful of highly skilled cabinet makers who continue to craft exotically painted oak furniture by hand as their ancestors have done for generations.


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$192.96 Cultural & Theme Tours

UNESCO World Heritage VIP Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Droogmakerij de Beemster (Beemster Polder), North Holland ProvinceThe 1st UNESCO World Heritage site of our tour is the famous Beemster Polder. Your guide will tell you all about this area while you drive through polders with stunning views, beautiful farm houses and meadows full of cows. Pass By: Defence Line of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland ProvinceThe 2nd UNESCO World Heritage site of our tour is the Defence line of Amsterdam. Check out some of the beautifull fortifications around the city of Amsterdam. Stop At: Vlietermonument, Den Oever, North Holland ProvinceThe world famous Afsluitdijk is a real must see when you are visiting the Netherlands. You can walk across the dike, climb the monument and learn about its significance for the Dutch. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Het Friese Museumdorp, Allingawier, Friesland ProvinceThis open air museum village is one of the highlights of your tour. You will step back in time in this authentic village. It's a real hidden treasure in the area so no crowds, no waiting in line, and you will meet real villagers. Step into an old farmhouse, meet the blacksmith learn about live in the former days. In the middle of the meadows there is a playground for children so there is something for everyone.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Museum Hindeloopen, Hindeloopen, Friesland ProvinceHindeloopen is 1 of the famous 11 cities of Friesland. It is famous for its stylish costumes, the typical Hindeloopen painting, characteristic facades, likhúsjes, many wooden bridges and of course the Eleven City Tour. Our local guide will show you around in this picturesque city. Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Lemmer, Friesland ProvinceThe Woudagemaal, another UNESCO World Heritage site, is the biggest steam pumping station in the world which is still being operated. Some call it a steam cathedral because of its beautiful architecture and style. But next to its beauty is it significance for the Netherlands that you will find out about. One of the local operators will show you all the secrets of this beautiful hidden treasure. Duration: 1 hourStop At: Museum Schokland, Emmeloord, Flevoland ProvinceSchokland is a former island in a former sea. Lots of culture and heritage is hidden at this beautiful place. Look out over the former sea bed and have a local guide show you around on the former island. Our last UNESCO World Heritage stop of the day. Duration: 45 minutes

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The Netherlands beyond Amsterdam Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vlietermonument, Den Oever, North Holland ProvinceWalk across the dike, climb the monument, look out over the Waddensea and IJssellake and admire this particularly important dikeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Het Friese Museumdorp, Allingawier, Friesland ProvinceThis beautiful open air museum village in a true hidden treasure. Meet the villagers while our local guide shows you around and tells you all about the secrets this village keeps. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Museum Hindeloopen, Hindeloopen, Friesland ProvinceThis wonderfull little city with only 900 inhabitants is a real must-see when visiting the Amsterdam Lake District. Our local guide will show you around and takes you to the wonderful shop of Roosje, traditional painting. Furthermore you have some free time to wander around the alleys of this city and to enjouy your lunch at one of the restaurants.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: De Nylander, Workum, Friesland ProvinceAt this traditional cheese farm you will find out all about cows, milk and delicious Dutch cheeses. Ofcourse you will get to try some cheeses and in the authentic local shop you can buy cheeses and other local products.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Lemmer, Friesland ProvinceThe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal is a one of a kind steam pumping station. It's a true UNESCO World Monument. One of the operators will give you an exclusive tour through the heart of this beautiful building. Duration: 1 hour

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Dutch Countryside Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vlietermonument, Den Oever, North Holland ProvinceWalk across the dike, climb the monument, look out over the Waddensea and IJssellake and admire this particularly important dikeDuration: 30 minutesStop At: Het Friese Museumdorp, Allingawier, Friesland ProvinceThis beautiful open air museum village in a true hidden treasure. Meet the villagers while our local guide shows you around and tells you all about the secrets this village keeps. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Museum Hindeloopen, Hindeloopen, Friesland Provincehis wonderfull little city with only 900 inhabitants is a real must-see when visiting the Amsterdam Lake District. Our local guide will show you around and takes you to the wonderful shop of Roosje, traditional painting. Furthermore you have some free time to wander around the alleys of this city and to enjouy your lunch at one of the restaurants.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: De Nylander, Workum, Friesland ProvinceAt this traditional cheese farm you will find out all about cows, milk and delicious Dutch cheeses. Ofcourse you will get to try some cheeses and in the authentic local shop you can buy cheeses and other local products.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Lemmer, Friesland ProvinceThe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal is a one of a kind steam pumping station. It's a true UNESCO World Monument. One of the operators will give you an exclusive tour through the heart of this beautiful building. Duration: 1 hour

$106.18 Cultural & Theme Tours

Discover the Netherlands Tour

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vlietermonument, Den Oever, North Holland ProvinceWalk across the dike, climb the monument, look out over the Waddensea and IJssellake and admire this particularly important dike. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Het Friese Museumdorp, Allingawier, Friesland ProvinceThis beautiful open air museum village in a true hidden treasure. Meet the villagers while our local guide shows you around and tells you all about the secrets this village keeps. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Museum Hindeloopen, Hindeloopen, Friesland ProvinceThis wonderfull little city with only 900 inhabitants is a real must-see when visiting the Amsterdam Lake District. Our local guide will show you around and takes you to the wonderful shop of Roosje, traditional painting. Furthermore you have some free time to wander around the alleys of this city and to enjouy your lunch at one of the restaurants.Duration: 1 hour 30 minutesStop At: De Nylander, Workum, Friesland ProvinceAt this traditional cheese farm you will find out all about cows, milk and delicious Dutch cheeses. Ofcourse you will get to try some cheeses and in the authentic local shop you can buy cheeses and other local products.Duration: 1 hourStop At: Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, Lemmer, Friesland ProvinceThe Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal is a one of a kind steam pumping station. It's a true UNESCO World Monument. One of the operators will give you an exclusive tour through the heart of this beautiful building. Duration: 1 hour

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Amsterdam Lake District UNESCO Tour

Discover 5 UNESCO World Monuments and more hidden treasures in the Amsterdam Lake District.Departing at This is Holland (across the Central Station) at 9 o'clock it will take about 20 minutes to escape the busy city center. Driving through the world famous Beemster and observing the defense line of Amsterdam the day starts with 2 UNESCO monuments. Then, a stop at the world famous Afsluitdijk. Where you will look out over both the IJssel lake and smell the salty air of the Wadden sea, UNESCO World heritage.Thereafter discover Allingawier. A picturesque museum village where history comes to life. A local guide will tell you all about it. Enjoy a typical Dutch Farmers Lunch (included in the tour). Then enjoy some free time in Hindeloopen, a beautiful scenic city with only 900 inhabitants. Meet locals in their old Dutch costumes. Walk over the dike, visit a traditional Hindelooper painting shop or the museum. Then continue to another UNESCO treasure. The biggest, still in operation, Steam Pumping Station in the world. The Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal.Finish the day with UNESCO, culture and history on the former island of Schokland. With a photo stop at the VOC-ship the Batavia and look out over the unique swamp area of the Oostvaardersplassen. At around 18.30 we will be back in Amsterdam.