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EXCURSIONS & DAY TRIPS
SIGHTSEEING & TRADITIONS
COUNTRYSIDE

Volendam, Edam and windmills guided tour from Amsterdam

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 6 hours 30 minutes
Language: English, Spanish, German
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

Do this because

See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans

Visit a cheese weighing house in Edam

Learn how Dutch cheese is made on a farm

Stroll the twisting streets of Volendam, and feel the fishing village atmosphere

Watch traditional craftsmen at work, making clogs and other artifacts

Upgrade your tour to enjoy an Amsterdam canal cruise or a 5D flight at THIS IS HOLLAND

What to expect

Explore typical Dutch highlights on this tour to Volendam, Edam and the Zaanse Schans windmills.

Drive from Amsterdam to Edam and explore the city during a guided tour. Then, head to the Cheese farm Alida Hoeve, see how cheese is made and taste different types of Gouda Cheese. Next, discover the fishing village Volendam during a guided tour. Enjoy some free time in Volendam to explore the village on your own.

Admire the churning windmills in Zaanse Schans and find out more about the windmills. Join the wooden shoe demonstration in the wooden shoe factory and learn about clog making in the wooden shoe shop.

Drive back to Amsterdam and upgrade your experience to either include a one-hour cruise on the city's famous canals or the ultimate 5D flight experience at THIS IS HOLLAND.

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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

Guided tour

Cheese-tasting

Shoe-demonstration

Transport by air-conditioned coach

Ticket for Amsterdam canal cruise (if the option is chosen at checkout)

Ticket for THIS IS HOLLAND (if the option is chosen at checkout)

Location

Overhoeksplein 51, Amsterdam

Meeting point:

THIS IS HOLLAND, Overhoeksplein 51, 1031 KS Amsterdam, Netherlands (opposite Central Station). You can get there by taking the free ferry to Buiksloterweg that runs 24/7 from Amsterdam Central Station to the north shore of the river IJ. Journey time is three minutes. Embark via the two middle pontoons. On disembarking, turn left. It’s two minutes walk to THIS IS HOLLAND.

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • This tour is led by a multilingual guide
  • The Amsterdam canal cruise departs from Stromma Central Station at Prins Hendrikkade 37A, 1012 TM Amsterdam (opposite Central Station) and is operated by 100 Highlights Cruise
  • THIS IS HOLLAND Flight experience: each visitor to THIS IS HOLLAND must be at least 4 years old and 102 cm, pregnant women are not allowed to enter the Flight Experience