Leave Amsterdam behind for a few hours and discover the typical Dutch countryside outside the capital. You'll drive through a picture-perfect landscape crisscrossed with canals, see authentic wooden houses, windmills and fishing villages, and witness traditional crafts from days gone by. The picturesque village of Zaanse Schans is famous for its original buildings, vividly capturing Dutch life in the 17th and 18th centuries. You'll see the historic shipyard and windmills, and pay a visit to a shoemaker who works with wood to watch his clog-making techniques first-hand!
• 5.5 hours
Immerse yourself in the charm of the Netherlands with this combination of two best-selling tours at a discounted price. Take a morning tour from Amsterdam to see the famous Zaanse Schans windmills and the quaint fishing villages of Marken and Volendam. Then, continue your day trip from Amsterdam with visits to two don't-miss Dutch cities: Delft and The Hague. Lastly, enjoy about an hour at the wonderful Madurodam miniature park. If time is tight and you'd like to travel beyond Amsterdam, this action-packed, full-day tour shows you the best of the Netherlands. Even better, you'll enjoy about a 16% discount when you buy these tours in this way.
• 11.5 hours
See the best of Amsterdam and windmills galore on this tour that combines two best-selling tours at one low price. Tour top Amsterdam attractions, then travel into the Dutch countryside to admire the massive and colorful windmills of Zaanse Schans. Visit the quaint fishing villages of Volendam and Marken and visit a cheese farm to watch cheese made in the traditional way. You'll see the best of Holland, old and new, in one day! Even better, you'll enjoy a 10% discount when you buy these tours in this way.
• 8 hours
On this Amsterdam shore excursion, leave the city behind for a half-day trip to discover the Dutch countryside. Enjoy a drive through a picture-perfect landscape crisscrossed with canals; see authentic wooden houses, windmills and fishing villages; and witness traditional crafts from days gone by. The picturesque village of Zaanse Schans is famous for its original buildings, vividly capturing Dutch life in the 17th and 18th centuries. See the famous fishing villages of Volendam and Marken and visit a traditional cheese farm. You'll return to central Amsterdam at approximately 2:30pm or 8pm.
• 5.5 hours
Discover Amsterdam’s scenic surroundings with this 2-day Amsterdam Super Saver, combining two best-selling tours at one discounted price. The first day, cross over into Belgium to visit the captivating city of Bruges, with its many churches, canals, lace shops and, of course, Belgian chocolates. The next day, venture through the idyllic Dutch countryside, where the windmills of Zaanse Schans and the old-fashioned charm of Volendam and Marken await.
• 2 days
Take a break from the hustle and bustle of the city on this 6-hour private tour to the Dutch countryside. Enjoy a private day trip from Amsterdam and discover the beauty of the Zaanse Schans windmills, the charming little fishing village of Volendam, and the typical houses of Marken. Explore Dutch traditions and enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the countryside in a comfortable vehicle, with plenty of personalized attention from a multilingual guide.
• 6 hours
Get an overview of Amsterdam’s famous sights and explore the surrounding countryside with this Amsterdam Super Saver, combining two best-selling tours over two days at one discounted price. Start with a walking tour of the city's historical center, picturesque canals and top attractions like Dam Square, the Red Light District, Anne Frank House and the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. Enjoy Dutch snacks and local gin along the way. The next day, venture through the idyllic countryside to admire the windmills of Zaanse Schans and capture the old-fashioned charm of Volendam and Marken. Even better, you'll enjoy a 10% discount when you buy these tours in this way.
• 6 hours
Every 30 minutes an one hour train ride from Amsterdam takes you to the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen. The Zuiderzee Museum revives the stories of people who once lived on the shores of the Zuiderzee. See, hear, taste and smell everyday life around the Zuiderzee as it was before the Afsluitdijk (IJsselmeer Barrier Dam) changed the sea into the IJsselmeer in 1932. The Zuiderzee Museum is oriented toward the history, the current situation and the future of this area. It focuses upon the themes of water, crafts and communities. This story is visualized in the Outdoor Museum with historical buildings, and in the Indoor Museum with thematic exhibitions.
• 10 hours
Enjoy a wheelchair accessible tour of Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken with this 8-hour private tour. Designed for people with limited mobility, your guide will help you explore the most typical Dutch cities. Discover windmills from the inside and enjoy some cheese tasting at the cheese farm and shop.
• 8 hours
Enjoy the Dutch countryside during this private tour of Old Holland. After being picked up at your hotel by a private minivan the driver will bring you to the former Island of Marken. At Marken a local private guide dressed up in traditional costume will show you all nice parts of Volendam and Marken. You will taste a traditional 'stroopwafel' (famous Dutch caramel cookie waffle) at 'Woltje's Backery' we will visit Cheese Factory Volendam where you will be given an explanation and demonstration about the cheese making process (including tasting), we will visit a Wooden Shoe Factory and from Volendam to Marken you will enjoy a 30 minute boat trip.A warm lunch in a harbour restaurant with great sea views is also included in this tour.
• 6.5 hours