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Time5 hours (Approx.)
TicketMobile ticket
Offered in: English

Overview

Experience an iconic landscape of fishing villages, windmills and craftsmen’s shops on a 5-hour, 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.
  • 5-hour, small-group tour of the Dutch countryside
  • See picture-perfect landscapes and villages
  • Learn about traditional life and culture
  • Choose a small-group tour for a more personal experience
  • Great overview and orientation
  • Editor's Pick

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T
, Oct 2018

Phillip our tour guide was excellent and very knowledgeable, had excellent insights in too the inner workings of Windmills and their place in Modern Netherlands, we also spent time at small shop where they produced cheese and wooden shoes, and before returning to Amsterdam we made a stop at a Quaint little seaside village on Monnockburn to explore, a small group is definitely the way to go.

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, Oct 2018

It was a very windy and cold day, but we were dressed well for it. Would recommend this trip, even though we saw the windmills from far as it was too windy that day. We did walk around the little village area, and the vintage shops were fantastic would loved to have more time to shop in them.

D
, Sep 2018

A super day led by EXCELLENT guide Rose! It was great to see so many cute and thriving Dutch villages on a single tour. The vehicle was a tad cramped for our group of eight, but all of the drives were short so not a problem. Rose gave detailed and helpful guidance at every stop, then we had free time to eat, shop and/or explore. The meeting place for starting the tour was well-chosen, and provided a scenic beginning to a very scenic and thoroughly Dutch day.

Z
, Aug 2018

Awesome guide but forgotten his name, appreciate his hospitality. The places are beautiful.

L
, Aug 2018

We took this tour on Wednesday August 15th. Our tour guide, who has previously worked in a saw mill and had great insight, was fabulous and fun the whole time. He was very spontaneous and friendly, and we're so glad he took us to the Edam Market, instead of the cheese factory, as we were more interested in experiencing the culture and the surrounding beauty. I highly recommend this kind of tour and guidance for their flexibility and for a more personable experience!

J
, Aug 2018

Our Zaanse Schans windmills tour got off to a pour start when there was not enough room for everyone. We were told that one of the vans was broken. When our group of 3 and another of 2could show proof of booking date, the tour guide disregarded this. A group of 5 claimed to have booked in February but had no proof. The guide would not make any decision and left it to us. In the end, the group of 2 left and would get a full refund. This kind of disorganization was not OK. We then found out that the providers of the tour could not find the keys to one of the vans, so they LIED to us. Also, the windmills was more of a tourist trap, and cheese farm also seemed like an excuse to sell stuff to tourists. There was no real cheese making demonstration...only a description of the tools. They kept trying to sell us stuff.Finally, we thought we would be experiencing a Schnapps tasting in a distillery but instead we were given the Schnapps in paper cups outside on the grass in a small town...not very classy.

R
, Aug 2018

Rose, our host and guide, was great! She gave us plenty of time to wander around Zaanse Schans and Volendam, and had tons of great information on the places! We also stopped at a place that made cheese and wooden shoes, which was a pleasant addition to the tour. I wish it could have gone on longer! I must also commend the tour operators for picking an easy and obvious meet up point I missed out on two other tours I signed up for because the meet up location wasn't clearly defined.

M
, Jul 2018

This was the perfect amount of time to explore the Dutch countryside. I enjoyed each and every stop - from the windmills and cheese tasting/shoe making to the fishing village. The tour guide

b
, Jul 2018

Great small group tour with a very nice and informative tour guide Jon. Enjoyed the sights. I would have liked more time in Monnickendam and a little less time wandering through Broek Waterland homes. They were lovely but felt too much time spent there.

L
, Jul 2018

Experience waterland was our tour guide company and our guide Teun was excellent!!! He is very knowledgeable, great sense of humor, quite accommodating. We ended up being the only family in the tour since the other people didn't make it on time. What a plus! I definitely recommend this tour group as they are caring and treats customers like locals. See you next time.


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