Marken, Volendam and the Windmill Village Zaanse Schans - Tour from Amsterdam!

$ 67.6 / AED 248.08 per person

KEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • <b>Book now for travel before 27 Oct 2019 & get a FREE Canal Cruise!</b>
  • Both printed or smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Visit the charming rural towns of Zaanse Schans, Marken and Volendam
  • The countryside is dotted with windmills and colourful homes
  • Visit one of the regions renowned cheese farms and a wooden shoe maker
  • Round trip transportation in an air-conditioned coach
  • Enjoy a boat ride between Marken and Volendam

Activity Schedule

22 Mar - 28 Oct: 8:45am & 2:45pm
29 Oct - 17 Mar : 9:15am & 12:15pm

Canal Cruise: 9:30am - 9:00pm (you can choose your preferred start time at redemption)

Overview

Book now for travel before 27 Oct 2019 & get a FREE Canal Cruise!

This wonderful half day excursion from Amsterdam introduces you to some of the rich traditions and fine scenery of the Netherlands.

Admire the monumental and colourful Windmills of Zaanse Schans. The Zaanse Schans is full of traditional green-timbered houses and warehouses. The characteristic green wooden houses, hump-backed bridges and windmills perfectly embody the picture-perfect landscape for which Holland is so well known. Explore Volendam on a city walk, where you can learn more about the history and culture of this village.

Witness the cheese making, the traditional Dutch method which is still used to make cheese and and visit to a traditional clogmaker. You will also enjoy a Boat ride between Marken & Volendam.

The tour starts from Damrak 26 in Amsterdam. You will travel by coach.

Leave the city of Amsterdam behind to explore the Dutch countryside. Your luxury coach will take you to windmill village ‘de Zaanse Schans’, with its characteristic green wooden houses. On the turn of the 18th century this district was an industrial area with approximately 700 windmills in use.

Continue to Volendam, you will explore the city on a walking tour and you will also visit the traditional fisherman’s village of Marken, situated on the shores of the former Zuiderzee

After a stop for photos of the windmills, visit a clog-maker to discover how the traditional wooden shoes are made also known as Klompen. Decode the secret of making world famous Dutch cheese when you visit a traditional cheese farm. Enjoy a Boat ride between Marken and Volendam and take in the beauty of the views on your way.

The tour ends at Damrak 26.

INCLUSIONS

Air-conditioned deluxe motorcoach Visit to a working windmill GPS Guide (Available in English, Spanish, Catalan, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Greek, Hebrew, Russian, Polish, Arabic, Chinese, Japanese and Turkish) Visit to a cheese factory Visit to a clog maker Boat trip between Marken & Volendam 1 hour Canal Cruise FREE (offer valid till limited time)

Exclusions

Food and drinks Hotel pick up and drop off

Additional info

The confirmation voucher contains the local activity operators contact details. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer reviews

totally exceptional from A to Z

Israel, 23/Dec/2018

Tour guides made us all enjoy the trip

Thailand, 09/Oct/2018

Excellent guide and trip. Would have liked to spend a bit longer at each location.

United Kingdom, 05/Jun/2019

Peacefull view

Tge guide was very cheerfull. The trip should have been a little slower since there were old people as well as small children in the group who could not keep up with the leader....

United Arab Emirates, 08/Jul/2017

Highly recommended!!

In a short span of 5-6hours, this tour covers 3 beautiful villages near Amsterdam. Worth every penny and highly recommended for people who are in dearth of time. On booking the...

Switzerland, 11/Jul/2017

Value for money travel experience

Very friendly and informative guides. Had an awesome day visiting the countryside and the bus is also very comfortable....

Malaysia, 29/Nov/2017

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