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Day Trips & Excursions

Zaanse Schans Windmills and Cheese Tasting from Amsterdam

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Zaans Schans Windmills, Tulips, Marken Tour from Amsterdam

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam Countryside Tour from Amsterdam

Get to grips with Dutch culture on a half-day morning tour to the countryside from Amsterdam. In the company of a guide, visit the quaint villages of Zaanse Schans, Edam and Volendam in North Holland and immerse yourself in the world of dykes, windmills, cheese and clogs. See operating windmills and observe clog-making demonstrations at an open-air museum on the Zaan River; take guided tours around the picturesque old towns of Edam and Volendam, and learn about cheese production at a cheese farm or weighing house.
5.5 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Keukenhof Gardens, Zaanse Schans Windmill Tour from Amsterdam

Experience the beauty of Keukenhof Gardens in bloom on a guided morning tour from Amsterdam in the company of an expert guide and travel by small comfortable coach out to the Netherlands’ most famous bulb region, passing through remarkable flower-filled meadows. In the afternoon continue to windmill village Zaanse Schans and see all the other dutch icons such as windmills, cheese and clogs.
8.5 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Private Tour: Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam

Explore Zaanse Schans on this 3-hour private tour from Amsterdam to the Dutch countryside and also visit a wooden-shoe workshop, cheese farm and an operating industrial wind mill.
3 hours
Day Trips & Excursions

Amsterdam Volendam and Zaanse Schans Windmills Tour

Step back into the Holland of old at Zaanse Schans and the fishing town of Volendam on 5-hour afternoon or morning trip from Amsterdam. With an expert guide, travel to Zaanse, a vision of quaint shops, house and wooden windmills. After touring a windmill to see its working cogs and sails, continue to Volendam to discover its pretty waterfront framed by wooden houses and fish restaurants. Visit Volendam Museum and a cheese-making workshop, and enjoy free time to explore or eat independently.
5.25 hours
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Keukenhof, Volendam, Zaanse Schans Small-Group Tour

Enjoy a full day small group tour in a luxurious minivan and explore first the picturesque Keukenhof gardens. After having spent some hours in the park, you will continue to windmill village Zaanse Schans and the Dutch most famous fishing village Volendam. After returning to Amsterdam, you will have seen all that is typical dutch: flowers, cheese, windmills and wooden shoes.  
9 hours
Private & Custom Tours

Private Custom Dutch Countryside in a Day from Amsterdam

Enjoy a full day private sightseeing to the northern part of the Netherlands. A short city tour or tulip tour can be included in this 8 hour tour . See and learn with your private guide all about the typical Dutch Polderland with the beautiful landscape, the windmills, canals and lakes. During the spring time several tulip fields can be spotted on route. As a private tour, your guide can personalize the tour according to your own preferences. -From 21 March 2019 till 19th of May the flower gardens of " Keukenhof" can be visited, entrance fees are not included.-
8 hours
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Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken Private Tour

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
Day Trips & Excursions

Zaanse Schans Day Trip from Amsterdam with Lunch

Starting at 10am in central Amsterdam, you will go to Zaanse Schans for a guided tour led by a local guide. The tour will include the visits to traditional crafts like a clog and cheese making and a visit to an operational industrial wind mill (entrance fee included). After your tour at Zaanse Schans, you will taste a traditional Dutch pancake (pancake and a drink of your choice included) at a local restaurant. After approximately 4 hours your driver will take you back to Amsterdam city center.
4 hours