Historic windmills, charming fishing villages, picturesque canals, a delectable lunch and cheese tastings – this day trip from Amsterdam shows you the best of traditional Dutch culture and scenery in one day. Venturing through Holland’s countryside, visit Volendam, Marken, Edam and Zaanse Schans for guided walking tours and free time. Witness the art of wooden shoe-making in Marken, take a boat ride to Volendam for a typical Dutch lunch, enjoy a cheese tasting in Volendam, and admire the famous windmills of Zaanse Schans.
• 8.75 hours
Explore the medieval Dutch town of Haarlem on this 2-hour, private walking tour with a local guide. Your tour is customizable, so you can see the attractions that most interest you at a pace that is most comfortable. Wander past (and peek into) the city's most iconic historical landmarks like the town hall, houses from the 16th and 17th centuries, and St. Bavo Church — where Mozart performed during his visit to Haarlem. Discover hidden gardens and courtyards ("hofjes"), as your personal guide shares insider's tips about Haarlem's unique culture and character.
• 2 hours
By booking Secret Food Tours Amsterdam, we will take you to places the locals eat, introduce you to new food experiences, and teach you how to be "Dutch" while visiting our city. We will focus our time during our tour in the beautiful and still authentic Jordaan area. Here you can see the influences of early French immigration and the reason Rembrandt decided to spend his remaining years in this wonderful enclave.
• 3 hours
This wonderful tour covers the magnificent Dutch polder landscape with its ribbons of farmland north of Amsterdam. You will please yourself with the visit of fishing villages marked by windmills, lakes, dikes and dams.This tour allows you to visit a working windmill, a visit to a wooden shoe manufactory and cheese farm!
• 8 hours
Enjoy a visit to the Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen and learn how people 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 displays 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.Important: Outdoor museum is open in summerseason only (see tickets). Indoor museum open all year round
• 6 hours
The perfect combination of low cost and private service from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to your hotel or private address in Alkmaar city centre.
• 1 hour
Tours with a 8 passenger van. A combination of driving and walking. Tours are fully customizable and you will decide the tempo. Off the beaten tracks. Small groups and a lot of personal attention. All floral: the greenhouses of North Holland, the flower auction in Aalsmeer, Keukenhof, a drive along the tulip fields. This is no 'drive-by' tour. At least four hours touring. (Price per group max 8, entry tickets not included)
• 4 hours
Your visit to Hoorn will be not completed without a tour along its highlights.You will see the old defense tower, many good restaurants, the famous 'Red Rose cafe', we will pass 16th century warehouses and the 17th century replica 'd'Halve Maen'. The founder of the Watertaxi is also her captain who can tell you all about Henry Hudsons discovery of New Amsterdam (New York).Hope to see you soon!
• 8 hours
People from all over the world come to visit the Dutch cheese markets to find out how cheese is traded according to a centuries old tradition. Watch the men in traditional clothing seal their bargains for the best cheeses by means of clapping hands. After the cheese market you’ll go into the city in search of the rich history accompanied by an informative, friendly and professional live guide. Join us on Thursday to the Cheese Market of Gouda and on Friday to the Cheese Market of Alkmaar. Let yourself be surprised by the diversity of Dutch cheeses.
• 5 hours
Discover the hero roles of our Zaanse windmills. Without these ‘Dutch heroes’ the Netherlands would not have a Golden Age and VOC at all. Also curious about the true story? Therefore sail with this unique heroic journey and get inspired and amazed by our Zaanse World Heritage. Learn about the secrets of the mills during the 25 minute cruise.
• 25 minutes