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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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Bruges Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

Explore one of Belgium’s most incredible cities on this Bruges day trip from Amsterdam. Journey in the comfort of a coach bus and relax as you listen to information about the city’s sights from your guide. Have ample time to explore the churches, canals, and shops on your own, snap photos of the iconic windmills, and sample famous Belgian chocolates on this tour that showcases the best of Bruges.
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  • 12 hours
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  • 12 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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  • 5 hours 30 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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Cultural Tours

Daytrip Giethoorn and the Windmills of Zaanse Schans

Immerse yourself in Dutch culture on this full-day tour through the countryside with round-trip transport from Amsterdam. In addition to navigating, your guide offers little-known facts and anecdotes about each stop on the itinerary, including a traditional clog shop, artisan cheese factory, rural windmills, and the village of Giethoorn. Don’t forget your camera: The day also features a boat ride through Giethoorn’s waterways with rare views of the area.
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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  • 9 to 10 hours
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Rotterdam, Delft & The Hague Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

Finished touring Amsterdam and want to see more of Holland? Don’t miss this full-day tour featuring the highlight attractions of the Netherlands. Visit The Hague, the seat of the Dutch government, and watch how the blue-and-white Delft pottery is made. Admire the experimental architecture of Rotterdam, climb up the Euromast tower for stunning city views and explore the miniature park of Madurodam. Travel by air-conditioned coach and listen to an informative guide who shares anecdotes and history about the attractions you see along the way.
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  • 9 hours 30 minutes
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Giethoorn Day Trip from Amsterdam

Explore a picturesque landscape of quiet canals, wooden bridges, and Dutch homes on a full-day our from Amsterdam to Giethoorn, the ‘Venice of the Netherlands.’ This full-day Giethoorn tour includes transport from central Amsterdam, a boat cruise through Giethoorn’s canals, and a city walking tour.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Giethoorn & Enclosing Dike Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

Visit the picturesque town of Giethoorn on a full-day tour from Amsterdam. Take a boat ride through ‘Dutch Venice’, where you'll have free time to  explore, then climb a dike for views of lakes and polders, or reclaimed land. See, too, Enclosing Dike (Afsluitdijk) is a 20-mile (32-km) long dike connecting the provinces of North Holland and Friesland. Plus, receive a pass for a canal cruise, to enjoy at any time during your stay.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Tour to Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam and Marken

Discover the real Netherlands in this amazing tour through Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken – the jewels of the Dutch countryside.The visit starts in Zaanse Schans, where you will be able to take pictures of typical Dutch windmills that are still in use today. Afterward, we will drive to the Waterland area, passing through the beautiful villages from this part of the country: Edam, Volendam, and Marken. In Edam, we will walk through historic sites like the square where the famous Cheese Market used to take place. Then, near Volendam, we will visit a local cheese producer, where the cheese master will explain how they produce Gouda and Edam cheeses. In the clog factory, you will discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Then, travel back in time to the 17th century as we walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken, the fishing harbor, and the protestant church.Join us for an unforgettable day visiting Edam, Volendam, Marken, and Zaanse Schans.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Private Sightseeing Tours

Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour

Discover the delights of Amsterdam on a private half-day walking tour of the city’s historical and cultural highlights. With a your personal guide, go to the Museum Square where the Van Gogh Museum is located; delve into the city’s renowned houseboat culture at the Houseboat Museum; and pleasure your palate with traditional Dutch snacks at Albert Cuyp, the largest street market in the Netherlands. Then, absorb the verdant beauty of Vondelpark and learn the poignant history of Anne Frank’s House on this comprehensive tour.
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  • 4 hours
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  • 4 hours
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Half-day Tours

Delft, The Hague & Madurodam Half-Day Tour from Amsterdam

Venture beyond Amsterdam to Delft and The Hague, two prominent Dutch cities you’ll visit on this tour. Tour Royal Delft, where the Netherlands’ famous Delft pottery is made, and enjoy free time to explore the historic city center. Take a tour by coach of The Hague, the seat of the Dutch Parliament and home to the International Court of Justice used by the UN. Finally, see famous Dutch landmarks on a smaller scale at the Madurodam miniature park.
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  • 6 hours
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  • 6 hours
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Amsterdam Combo: Zaanse Schans Windmills & Delft and The Hague Day Trip

Immerse yourself in the charm of the Netherlands with this action-packed Super Saver that shows you the best of Holland in one memorable day. In the morning, journey outside Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken to discover wooden houses, windmills, and clogs in these old-world villages. Then, continue your day trip to Delft and The Hague, two can't-miss Dutch cities, followed by a look at famous landmarks in miniature at Madurodam. By combining these two top-selling tours, you save money with the discounted price!
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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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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Brussels Full-Day Tour from Amsterdam

This day trip from Amsterdam takes you on a whirlwind tour through one of Belgium’s largest cities, Brussels. Experience beer, chocolate, diamonds and art, and learn about all-things Belgian from an informative guide. Enjoy a walking tour and snap a photo of the impish Manneken Pis in Brussels, and pick up delicious Belgian chocolates before returning to Amsterdam.
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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  • 11 hours 30 minutes
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Historical & Heritage Tours

Amsterdam Shore Excursion: Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip

Leave the bustle of Amsterdam behind and spend half a day exploring the Dutch countryside. Feel like you’ve stepped back in time to the 17th and 18th centuries when you visit Zaanse Schans, a village of windmills and wooden houses. Your idyllic journey continues in the well-known fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, and includes a visit to a traditional cheese farm. This half-day shore excursion from Amsterdam is available in the morning and afternoon.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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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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Keukenhof Gardens Half Day Guided Tour from Amsterdam with Free 1-Hour Cruise

See the famous tulips of Holland on this tour to Keukenhof Gardens from Amsterdam, with convenient coach transportation from the city through the Dutch countryside. You’ll have three hours of free time at Keukenhof to explore independently, admiring the kaleidoscope of tulips and other flowers. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch to enjoy in the gardens’ picturesque setting, if you wish. Select a departure time when booking.
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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  • 5 hours 30 minutes
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Full-Day Super Saver: Guided Amsterdam City Tour + Delft, The Hague & Madurodam

Enjoy two top-selling Holland tours in one memorable day. See Amsterdam on a city tour combined with an afternoon trip to Delft and The Hague with this Amsterdam Super Saver. Listen to guided commentary as your coach passes by popular attractions including the Royal Palace, the Skinny Bridge and the Red Light District. Later, witness how Delft pottery is produced at De  Delftse Pauw, view the Binnenhof and the Peace Palace, and admire Dutch landmarks in miniature at Madurodam.
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  • 10 hours
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  • 10 hours
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Private Countryside tour to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam

See the best Holland has to offer in a 7 hour tour which covers the world-famous Zaanse Schans with its windmills. You will also drive through the countryside to the farmers town of Katwoude to visit a cheese farm, the fisherman town of Volendam, visit the former Island of Marken and the idyllic Broek in Waterland.Your personal private guide and driver will tell you everything about these places and its history. At Volendam, a stop is scheduled for a typical Dutch lunch (included). At Zaanse Schans, you will visit a wooden shoe workshop for a demonstration of clog making and a working Industrial windmill (entrance fee included).As this is a private tour, you will be picked up and dropped off at your hotel in Amsterdam or any other for you convenient place in or near Amsterdam.
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  • 7 hours
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  • 7 hours
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Small Group Full-Day Trip: UNESCO'S Kinderdijk & The Hague with Museum Visit

Combine visits to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Kinderdijk, The Hague, and the Mauritshuis museum with this 9-hour tour from Amsterdam. Travel with a small group in a fully-outfitted luxury minivan, ensuring a relaxing and intimate experience.
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Keukenhof and Flowerfields, Volendam and Zaanse Schans with Small Group

During the spring months of March, April, and May, Keukenhof Gardens alights in a vibrant spectacle of color. During your time in Amsterdam, visit the world’s largest flower garden when in bloom on this 9-hour excursion to Keukenhof Gardens, Zaanse Schans, and Volendam. Stroll amid millions of tulips, daffodils, and other spring bulbs at Keukenhof Gardens; admire the windmills and waterways of Zaanse Schans; and discover the quaint seaside village of Volendam. Small-group tour limited to eight people.  
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  • 9 hours
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  • 9 hours
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Hop on Hop off Bus to Zaanse Schans, Edam and Volendam from Amsterdam

Discover the charm and traditions of the Dutch countryside at your own pace on a hop-on hop-off bus tour from Amsterdam. Spend as much time as you like at seven different stops, from the historic fishing village of Monnickendam to the famous cheese-making town of Edam and photogenic Zaanse Schans, known for its windmills. An optional upgrade lets you choose two immersive experiences, like a canal ride in Zaanse Schans or a keepsake photo in traditional Dutch clothing in Volendam.
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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  • 5 to 6 hours
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Half Day trip to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam incl Canal Cruise

This fun, multifaceted tour touches on everything the Dutch are best known for. Visit a windmill village, a clog museum (where you can watch traditional craftsmen work), a cheese farm (samples included), and take a canal cruise. The “100 Highlights” cruise passes many sites and landmarks, including the Anne Frank House, Westerkerk, and more.
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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  • 3 hours 30 minutes
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