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$136.32 Day Trips & Excursions

Zaanse Schans Windmills and Cheese Tasting from Amsterdam

You’ll be picked up from Amsterdam’s Museum District. Your guide will then take you on a scenic drive through the beautiful countryside of the Netherlands. Your first stop is Marken, a small fishing town known for preserving traditional Dutch culture. Take a walking tour along the charming streets while learning about the history of this special place. You’ll also visit a wooden shoemaker to see a craftsman busy at work, demonstrating the fine skill of wooden shoe-making. You’ll then board a boat for a journey to Volendam, offering a beautiful view of Lake Ijssel. When you arrive in Volendam, you’ll have free time to explore this traditional Dutch fishing village on your own. Browse the shops and even take a picture of yourself in traditional Volendam costumes, which are sill worn during folkloric events. Then meet with your group for lunch at a restaurant along the dike. Here you'll enjoy a set 3-course meal, and can choose between a fish, meat or vegetarian option. Water is included, and other drinks are available for purchase. Your next stop is Edam, a gem in the heart of North Holland. This little town is famous for its cheese, which has been enjoyed around the world for centuries. Savor the flavor of Edam during a cheese tasting at a local cheese shop. Not only is Edam famous for cheese, it also has a rich history as a former shipyard and is home to one of the Netherlands’ largest churches, the Grote Kerk, which you’ll see on your walking tour. Wander the cobblestone streets and gaze upon the quaint homes and bridges along Edam’s canals – it’s like taking a stroll through a Dutch postcard. From Edam, continue your scenic drive through the countryside to the province of Zaandam, where you’ll visit the neighborhood of Zaanse Schans. This famous area is home to a wonderful collection of well-preserved, historic windmills. The area also has picturesque homes, wooden barns and scenic meadows for you to see. Visit one of the windmills by foot, exploring the inside to discover the importance of this Dutch icon up-close. Zaanse Schans completes your authentic Dutch excursion. You’ll then make your way back to Amsterdam.

$33.79 Walking & Biking Tours

2 Hour Private Walking Tour of Haarlem

Choose a morning or afternoon departure when you book, then meet your guide at a location of your choosing to start your on-foot exploration of Haarlem. This private tour is customizable to best suit your interests, so you can see the sights in any order–and at any pace–you like.  Explore several hidden hofjes (courtyards) and little patios found tucked away in downtown Haarlem. Stop by the Frans Hals Museum, the former home of the famous Golden-Age Dutch painter. Admire Haarlemmerhout Park, with its 18th-century neoclassical pavilion. Soak up the atmosphere of the lively shopping streets and main square. Compare the 16th- and 17th-century architecture to some of Haarlem's more modern structures before visiting the famed St. Bavo Church, where Mozart played the Müller organ when he was just 10 years old.Say farewell to your guide at a location of your choosing to conclude the tour at the end of two hours.

$89.46 Food, Wine & Nightlife

Secret Food Tours Amsterdam Jordaan

We will meet close to the Anne Frank House, where we will start with traditional homemade pancakes called "Poffertjes."After crossing one of the canals, we will stroll through the narrow streets of the Jordaan area, sampling some of the best Dutch cheeses.Then, we will visit a beautiful hidden garden courtyard, created for a calm space in a busy city.We will visit a local fishmonger and sample some herring and our traditional kibbeling consisting of battered chunks of fish.At the next stop we will taste the most local dish called Stamppot that we love to eat, especially in the cold wintertime.We will end the tour with the best dutch dessert that can't be missed: Our famous, original and delicious stroopwafel!Oh, and of course there is our delicious Secret Dish too!

$9.16 Shows, Concerts & Sports

Zuiderzee Museum Entrance Ticket

Visit: ZuiderzeemuseumThis admission ticket to Zuiderzee Museum allows you to enter both parts of the museum: the indoor and outdoor museum. The museum ferry (also included in entrance ticket) brings you across the IJsselmeer to the Outdoor Museum.Take a walk through history at the Outdoor Museum of Zuiderzee Museum. The open-air section covers 15 acres and accommodates authentic buildings from the former Zuiderzee region, such as a church, a fish-curing shed, a mill, a cheese warehouse, shops and dwelling houses from the surrounding fishing villages. You can help craftspeople in the Marker harbor making nets, produce a rope at the rope-maker’s workplace, give the housemaid a hand, or enter into a conversation with the ‘inhabitants’ from the former island of Urk. A number of presentations offer a modern interpretation of traditional crafts, materials and themes.The Indoor Museum is the treasure chamber of the Zuiderzee. Temporary exhibitions display the rich collection of the Museum. For example the exhibition Journey around the Zuiderzee presents highlights of the collection and personal stories of life in villages around the former Zuiderzee. The Indoor Museum also has the largest collection of wooden ships in the Netherlands. These historical wooden ships belong to the most extraordinary items in the museum’s collection. With history, photography, traditional costume, design and an attractive and educational family exhibition, the Indoor Museum offers something for everyone.

$63 Transfers & Ground Transport

Low Cost Private Transfer From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Alkmaar City - One Way

Relax and enjoy while your private driver leads you the way to your location in Alkmaar. Don’t worry about any transfer details or specifics as everything will be taken care of. Once you arrived and found your way to the arrival terminal, you will find your private driver holding a sign with your name on it. In case you are delayed: do not worry, your driver will be monitoring the flight. From here he will assist you with your luggage and lead you to the car. As soon as you and the driver double-checked the destination in Alkmaar you provided us with he will make sure you arrive there quick and safe. If you are lucky you might even pass by the famous Sint Laurenskerk or the Afas Stadion. It is important that when you book you provide us your flight number and the address of destination in Alkmaar to ensure that your trip proceeds without any problems. Once you booked you will receive a booking confirmation in the form of a travel voucher to present to your private driver. Enjoy your organized transfer to Alkmaar!

$360 Private & Custom Tours

KEUKENHOF 2019 PRIVATE FLORAL TOUR

Keukenhof: from the 21st of March until the 19th of May 2019 seven million bulbs blooming in the garden of Amsterdam! Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils and crocuses. During April and the first week of May tulips will be in maximum blooming. The central theme of Keukenhof 2019 will be ‘Flower Power’. Your guide will also walk with you through the Juliana pavilion, an exhibition showing the history of the tulip and its cultivation. Willem-Alexander pavilion tulips only, in pots or in beds. The Oranje Nassau Pavilion changing flower shows. The Beatrix pavilion, a wonderful display of orchids and anthuriums. Other suggestions and ideas are: Amsterdam, city of bikes, bridges and flowers: the floating flower market, the flower auction, the Hortus Botanicus, historical private gardens and hidden courtyards. Flora Holland: World’s largest flower auction in Aalsmeer. The flower fields of North Holland.

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