Private Authentic Zaanse Schans Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Zaanse Schans

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Leave the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam city and discover the authentic side of the Netherlands on a private day trip to Zaanse Schans. This picturesque village is a glimpse into the true roots of the country. Working windmills, a local cheese factory, and a clog workshop await!
Step into a postcard-perfect theme as soon as you set foot in the traditional village of Zaanse Schans. Go on a private day trip tour a little bit outside of Amsterdam for a truly authentic local experience. Zaanse Schans is a magical place where you can catch a glimpse of the traditional side of the Netherlands. Wander through this unique village and go back in time with interactive activities and workshops. Step inside a clog factory and see a local shoemaker in action. Visit a classic windmill and paint mill to understand how they used to work back in the day. You'll even have a chance to go inside one of them! And you can't leave without trying the famous Dutch cheese. Get a tasting of the best products at a local cheese factory and talk to the friendly locals all dressed up in traditional attires. Let a local show you the traditional side of the country, and hear all there is to know about local traditions and feel like in a fairytale in this enchanting day trip. The Plan:Meeting Poin tAmsterdam Central StationClog making workshop : Be part of a wooden clogs or 'klompen' workshop at a local shoemaking factoryCheese Tasting: Learn about the different cheeses in Holland & taste themWindmills: Visit the magical windmills of Zaanse Schans old villageChocolate dreams: Sample some delicious locally made chocolate productsThe first supermaket: See the old-style grocery shop 'Albert Heijn' and other charming housesEnd of tour: Head back to Amsterdam and get more personalized recommendation

What’s included

  • Private local guide 
  • Delicious locally made chocolate tasting

What’s not included

  • Train tickets (~7 EUR per person round trip)
  • Optional: Entrance tickets to windmill (€2 - 4.50)
  • Food & beverages not listed as inclusions
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