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EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS
SIGHTSEEING & TRADITIONS
COUNTRYSIDE

Countryside and windmills private day tour

Free cancellation
Duration: up to
Language: English, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Discover the magnificent area of Dutch polder landscape north of Amsterdam

Please yourself with rustic views of windmills, ditches, and wooden shoe factories

Explore the traditional villages of North Holland and visit the Zaanse Schans, a Dutch Heritage site

What to expect

Enjoy a full-day trip to the countryside surrounding Amsterdam and get the most of your time in Holland exploring traditional villages and admiring magnificent landscapes!

Begin your tour visiting Zaanse Schans, where you will experience famous aspects of Dutch manufacturing tradition. Visit old but still working windmills used for the production of oil and timber. Enter the windmills and learn how products were fabricated 150-200 years ago! Continue your tour of the village visiting a wooden shoes workshop and a cheese factory.

Head to Monnickendam, a historic former fishing town dating back to 1350. The town was once a wealthy city and one of the most important ports in Holland, while today it is a protected heritage site. Alternatively, enjoy a visit to Edam, the picturesque cheese village. Take a stroll through the cozy historic center, walk across the old drawbridges and see the lock that saves the town from flooding!

Next, your journey will take you to Volendam. Stroll among the colorful houses, enjoy the lively boulevard and all the little restaurants, coffee bars and shops. After Volendam, enjoy a 25 minutes drive to Marken Island and then spend some time exploring its quiet streets. In the summer you may even take a 30-minute boat ride to this island, starting from Volendam.

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit

What’s included

Certified driver/guide

Pick-up and drop off service

Car rental

Parking fee

Admission tickets

What’s not included

Food and drinks

Location

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

  • This tour includes pick up service. Please provide your correct pick up address at the moment of purchase

Provider

Private Day Tours Amsterdam

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Tour led by bilingual guide
  • Please note that traffic can cause delays
  • It is suggested to dress comfortably
  • This tour includes pick up service. Please provide your correct pick up address at the moment of purchase