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Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam

See Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken on a half-day or full-day windmill tour departing from Amsterdam. Visit a cheese factory to sample local dairy products, admire a classic line-up of authentic windmills, and watch a shoemaker fashion wooden clogs using traditional methods. Hear commentary from your audio guide during the coach journey, and enjoy guided tours in each picturesque village. You can also opt for a ferry cruise from Volendam to Marken (summer only, included in tour price). Choose the full-day option for more time at each stop.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Charm of Holland - All-inclusive Countryside & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

Delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Holland on a comprehensive day-trip from Amsterdam. With a professional guide, travel through Holland’s beautiful countryside and discover tulip-filled meadows, historical windmills and traditional cheese factories. Visit villages and towns like Edam, Marken, Volendam and Zaanse Schans, and enjoy a pleasant balance of guided walking tours and leisurely free time. Taste the globally renowned cheese of Volendam; witness the art of wooden shoe-making in Marken; take a tranquil cruise to Volendam; and marvel at the ancient windmills of Zaanse Schans.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Hop-on Hop-off Tours

Small open boat - All drinks included - Luxurious 70 minutes canal cruise

The best way to explore the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring is indisputably by boat. Get a different perspective of the Dutch capital while avoiding the crowds on land during a 1-hour canal cruise that, unlike other similar tours, includes unlimited beer, wine, and soft drinks for a budget-friendly price. Plus, more than 10 departure times throughout the day mean you can slot the cruise into almost any schedule.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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Small-Group Zaanse Schans Half-Day Tour from Amsterdam

Discover the delights and history of Zaanse Schans and the Dutch countryside on a 3-hour, small-group trip from Amsterdam. With an informative guide, admire the lush, canal-crossed Dutch landscape. Take a tour of pretty Zaanse Schans, famous for its wooden windmills and green-painted houses, and visit a cheese farm and clog-making workshop to learn about these traditional crafts. Lastly, visit a working windmill to learn how these waterside factories helped drive the 17th-century Dutch Golden Age. Numbers are limited on this tour for a small-group experience.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours
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Dutch Countryside and Culture Tour from Amsterdam Including Zaanse Schans, Edam and Volendam

Experience three quintessential icons of the Dutch countryside — windmills, cheese and wooden clogs — on this 5.5 hour tour from Amsterdam. Journey to the North Holland towns of Zaanse Schans, Edam and Volendam, where you can view working windmills at an open-air museum on the Zaan River, visit a dairy farm or cheese weighing house, and step inside a clog factory. You’ll travel outside the city aboard a single-decker coach, allowing for a smaller group experience with your professional guide.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Amsterdam Super Saver: Van Gogh Museum Entrance Ticket & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

Home to some of the world’s most iconic Van Gogh paintings, Amsterdam’s Van Gogh museum attracts lines often in excess of two hours. Beat the crowds with this admission ticket that also includes a 1-hour canal cruise, during which you’ll get unobstructed views of Amsterdam’s waterside attractions. This stress-free combo ticket is an ideal choice for first-time visitors with limited time in the Dutch capital.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

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Amsterdam 4-Course Luxury Dinner Cruise

As the sun goes down over Amsterdam, enjoy its illuminated waterfront and history on an evening canal cruise. Kick back with a glass of refreshingly Prosecco before settling in for a 4-course gourmet dinner with bottomless drinks. Drift slowly past historical attractions including the Anne Frank House and the Bloemenmarkt, while listening to informative onboard commentary. A perfect romantic night—or with children’s meals available, a great activity for the family too.
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours

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Amsterdam Canal Cruise by Semi-Open Boat

Discover hidden corners in Amsterdam’s scenic waterways unreachable by many boats on this 1-hour canal cruise. Aboard a solar-powered vessel, hear tales with your audio-guide while snapping photos of the historical waterfront sights. Pass highlights such as the Anne Frank House and the Golden Bend district with its grand manor houses. A variety of departure times makes this a convenient sightseeing activity.
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Small Group Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam and Old Villages Tour from Amsterdam Including Dutch Schnapps Tasting

Experience an iconic landscape of fishing villages, windmills and craftsmen’s shops on a small-group tour from Amsterdam into the Dutch countryside. Visit a series of traditional, restored windmills in Zaanse Schans, and walk the dikes and harbor of Volendam, a pretty port lined with bright houses and sailboats. Sample locally-make cheeses and Dutch schnapps, with time to choose a restaurant for lunch, then enjoy sweeping views of the landscape during the return trip to Amsterdam.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Food Tours

Amsterdam Candlelight Cruise including Wine and Cheese

Unwind from a busy day of sightseeing with this evening cruise through Amsterdam's canal district. Admire the illuminated waterfronts as you glide through the city center, the Golden Bend, and Oosterdok, and listen to the onboard guide's insightful commentary. As you take in the sights, savor wine, Dutch cheese and snacks while seated at a table aboard the boat.
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes

Day Cruises

Amsterdam Pizza Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

Glide through the canals of Amsterdam on a 1.5-hour dinner cruise that features great views of the illuminated city. Learn about Amsterdam’s history and culture from your onboard guide as you dine on homemade pizza accompanied by unlimited beverages such as beer, wine, soft drinks, and water. Top off your meal with a delicious brownie as your boat winds through the picturesque waterways of the Dutch capital.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes

Bike & Mountain Bike Tours

Amsterdam Countryside Bike Tour Including Cheese Tasting and Clog Demonstration

Cycle away from the urban noise and disappear into the countryside on this guided bike tour from Amsterdam. Visit a historical windmill, a farmhouse and factory, where you’ll sample Dutch cheese and watch how wooden clogs are made. This leisurely ride takes you along the Amstel River, past country villages and verdant fields dotted with cows. Learn about rural Dutch traditions and history, and wrap up your tour exploring Amsterdam’s parks including Vondelpark, Amsterdamse Bos and Beatrixpark.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Half-day Tours

Amsterdam Half-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans: Windmills, Clog Museum and Cheese Farm

Delve into the rich tapestry of typical Dutch culture on an enriching half-day tour to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam. With a knowledgeable guide, observe traditional cheese making processes; marvel at the interior of a working windmill; try on some authentic wooden clogs for size; and admire the quaint and colorful architecture of Zaanse Schans village before returning to Amsterdam by comfortable coach. Gain fascinating insight into the unique culture of the Netherlands on this educational tour.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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Day Trips

Amsterdam Super Saver: Guided City Tour & Countryside and Windmills Tour

Colorful windmills, fishing villages and a canal cruise — experience top Amsterdam attractions with this Super Saver that combines three popular tours at one low price. Travel by comfy coach into the Dutch countryside and visit the windmills of Zaanse Schans. In the charming fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, stop at a cheese farm and watch a clog-maker at work.
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
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Super Savers

Amsterdam Combo: Heineken Experience & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

Combine two of Amsterdam’s top-selling experiences and save money with a Super Saver Heineken Experience and canal cruise package—a convenient and budget-friendly choice that’s ideal for first-time visitors. Guarantee your entry to the often sold-out Heineken Experience by booking in advance and get unobstructed views of Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed waterways, without the crowds on land, during a canal cruise—a quintessential Amsterdam experience.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes

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Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central Station

Discover the beautiful city of Amsterdam, known as the ‘Venice of the North,’ from the water on this 1-hour sightseeing cruise. After reserving your preferred departure time, skip past any lines and set off on the UNESCO-listed waterways aboard a glass-topped canal boat. Glide under pretty bridges, past 17th-century buildings and landmarks such as the Skinny Bridge and Anne Frank House, and learn about the city’s history from the audio guide. Upgrade your canal cruise with admission to Amsterdam's top attractions, such as Body Worlds Amsterdam or Rijksmuseum.
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Day Cruises

Canal cruise - Small open boat - 70 minutes

The combination of foot, bike, car and bus traffic on the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam can be overwhelming, so experience Amsterdam in peace from the water. Experience the city’s waterways from a unique vantage point on a 70 minute canal tour while a local guide gives you insight on the history and architecture of this beautiful city. Get a great price when you book this cruise online.
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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  • 1 hour 10 minutes
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Zaanse Schans and River Zaan Cruise from Amsterdam

Travel to a storybook land of windmills, wooden houses and cheese shops on this private, half-day tour to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam. Visit the traditional Dutch village for a glimpse into the Old World crafts scene and charming atmosphere, and then glide by the many windmills that line the banks of the Zaan River on a private boat trip. Stop for lunch in the town of Zaandam, and hear stories about life on the river from a friendly skipper and guide.
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  • 5 hours
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  • 5 hours
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Jordaan Walking Food Tour

Don’t waste time trying to hit the Dutch food hotspots alone, only to end up in tourist traps. Instead, join this comprehensive, intimate, and off-the-beaten-path food tour through the historical Jordaan district, during which you stop at eight distinct locations. Listen as your Amsterdam-local guide explains each foodstuff—such as Poffertjes (pancakes) or Gouda cheese—as you go.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Custom Private Tours

Private Full-Day Customizable Tour of Holland from Amsterdam

Discover the rich heritage and modern culture of Holland on a private, full-day tour from Amsterdam. Travel with a local guide through the scenic Dutch countryside and neighboring towns, following an itinerary that’s designed just for you and your group. Explore traditional villages of windmills and wooden shoes, visit the hometowns of your ancestors, taste country cuisine or whatever else you choose!
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  • 8 hours
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  • 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation

Cultural Tours

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Private countryside tour: the highlights of Holland with guide and transport

Immerse yourself in Dutch culture, history, and cuisine on a private 6- to 7-hour countryside tour. Comfortable and swift transportation takes you from the tourist crowds of Amsterdam and into the heart of Holland. Enjoy engaging commentary from your guide as you taste local cheese, stroll past windmills, and try on wooden shoes. Tour highlights include Zaanse Schans, the fishing village of Marken, Volendam, Church Broek, and more.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Kid Friendly Tours & Activities

Amsterdam's Private Favorite Food Tour with a Local

Nibble your way through Amsterdam's international dining scene on a private tasting tour led by a local foodie guide. Learn about the international flavors that have influenced Dutch cuisine while grabbing bites at a local market, beer garden and family restaurant. Savor handpicked local delicacies including the best fish in town, a sweet ‘stroopwafel’ and artisanal cheese.
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  • 3 hours
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  • 3 hours

Day Cruises

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Private Boat Tour - 90 Min incl. drinks on historic saloon boat

Step aboard an historic saloon boat, built in 1912 and considered a floating monument, for a 90-minute private cruise. You'll travel with just your private group of 12 people and a guide, sipping drinks while you float by some of the city's top landmarks. Your guide will tailor their commentary to your interests and answer any questions.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Amsterdam Red Light District and Food Tour

Discover the truth behind the famous Amsterdam Red Light District on a private 2-hour tour, a great way for first-time visitors to orient themselves in the Netherlands’ capital. As you stroll along the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring, you’ll pass Oude Kerk (Old Church) and explore Chinatown. Plus, stop to sample three Dutch specialities, including cheese, kroket (croquette), and stroopwafel (thin waffles).
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  • 2 hours
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  • 2 hours
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