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
Enjoy a Super Saver tour that combines the best of the Dutch countryside – windmills, fishing villages and flowering tulips – all in one day! With a local guide, visit a clog maker in the windmill town of Zaanse Schans, and then take a boat ride to the quaint fishing villages of Volendam and Marken to see cheese made the traditional way. In the afternoon, enjoy a leisurely stroll through Keukenhof Gardens, where the beautiful seasonal displays of springtime bulbs will take your breath away. Even better, you'll enjoy a 16% discount when you buy these tours in this way. In addition get a complimentary 1-hour canal cruise in Amsterdam to use at your leisure (worth €16).
• 11 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.
• 8 hours
Escape the crowds in the city and explore the countryside North of Amsterdam in on a private 8-hour bike tour from Amsterdam. Cycle through picturesque villages, such as Durgerdam, as you are making your way to the famous countryside of Marken, Volendam and Edam. During this full-day tour packed with interesting details and picturesque sights, you will visit a local cheese farm to try some real Dutch cheese. Your guide will also take you to a wooden shoe maker to demonstrate how clogs are being made before cycling back to the city in the late afternoon.
• 8 hours
A sightseeing tour around the IJsselmeer lake is a popular outing. Make it a one-stop trip!The Zuiderzee Museum takes you on a one-day tour from the town of Enkhuizen, across the Afsluitdijk dike and the Wadden Sea Islands to Frisian towns like Hindeloopen and Makkum, and back again to the province of Noord-Holland where you'll visit the villages of Marken and Volendam.Avoid the crowds in Volendam and go to the Zuiderzee Museum, where you will walk the tiny streets with authentic Zuiderzee cottages, take in the aroma of freshly smoked fish, photograph their (grand)children in traditional Volendam costumes, taste farm cheese in the cheese warehouse and enjoy a short boat ride from the car park to the outdoor museum.Relive the Zuiderzee life of yesteryear in a single day!
• 10 hours