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Day Trip to Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam

Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English

Overview

Discover the Dutch countryside on this full-day tour to Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken, with round-trip transfer from central Amsterdam ensuring a hassle-free trip. See windmills, waterlands, cheese makers, and clog factories up close, and learn about the region's rich history directly from your professional guide, with tasters and interior tours included in the price.
  • Gain an overview of rural Holland on this full-day tour
  • Learn about the region's history and culture from your guide
  • Avoid hidden costs with all entrance fees and tasters included
  • Return transfer from central Amsterdam ensures a hassle-free trip

What's Included

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Food tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Transportation by bus
  • Amsterdam canal cruise (if option selected)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Departure & Return

Departure Point

  • Prins Hendrikkade 59, Prins Hendrikkade 59, 1012 AE Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, near the front door of the NH Barbizon hotel. Our guides will wait for you with a blue umbrella or a nametag with our logo "Amsterdam Guías & Tours".

Return Details

  • A'DAM Lookout, Overhoeksplein 5, 1031 KS Amsterdam, Netherlands

    Just behind Central Station, there we will puck the free ferry up to Amsterdam Central Station

What To Expect

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 50 travelers
Operated by Amsterdam Guias Tours

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.

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The pace is just right and a lot easier than trying to get there using local transport.
We stopped in 4 different cities, best to take the morning tour as these cities tend to swarm with tourists.
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Awesome day trip to the Dutch countryside
Christo_v, Jun 2022
Our group leader was very knowledgeable about the history of the Netherlands, and entertained us the whole trip.
Wonderful Amsterdam
Helen_C, Jun 2022
The guides history of the country and significance of the areas toured. Wonderful bus, areas and experience. Can recommend highly!
8/10 for me!
Ann_G, Jun 2022
Great trip! Great value for money. I do wish we got to spend longer in Edam. We arrived and only had 20 mins there so felt quite rushed but the rest of the trip was excellent
Great way to see a lot in a short time!
Alinka_L, Jun 2022
This was a great tour! Tour was on time, very informative, comfortable transport with aircon where you could leave your bags on the bus (a big plus), a lot to see in the time given - thanks!
See a lot for half day tour
annette_p, Jun 2022
Enjoyable day, enough time in all the places. great half day tour. The windmills were amazing and lucklily no rain !!
1 traveler found this review helpful
Great Memories!
Dave_C, Jun 2022
I have wanted to see the windmills my whole life so seeing them in person was wonderful. Also I really loved seeing the cheese and wooden shoe makers. I love the tasting and the gift shop too!
Highly recommend
Ben_L, Jun 2022
Rob was a wonderful guide. Very rich experience. The windmills. Cheese tasting in Edam and lunch in Volendam were lively.
Excellent
Deepak_E, Jun 2022
Overall excellent experience. Trip started on time unlike other Amsterdam trips offered by Viator. Rob was a great guide.
2 travelers found this review helpful
Well-organised
NKhan, Jun 2022
A well organised day trip - approx 8am- 3pm so enough time to organise something else in the evening.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Excellent day trip
Mariana_A, Jun 2022
Excellent tour! Loved the stops on the tour, our guide Rob was very knowledgeable and funny, the tour was very well organized and we had plenty of time to wander around and have lunch.
1 traveler found this review helpful
Laura was an amazing tour...
Julie_S, Jun 2022
Laura was an amazing tour guide. So knew quite a bit about the area, despite not being from the Netherlands. I highly recommend her for tours
This tour made our trip to Amsterdam a memorable one.
Paula_A, Jun 2022
Our tour guide was excellent. Sara was energetic and very knowlegeable. My family of 11 were totally impressed with the experience.
Fun & Informative tour
WanMaisarah_M, Jun 2022
Fun tour with Costas & Jack. Filled with relevant information and followed by great recommendations. Great for knowing places
Amsterdam city getaway offers a great additional perspective + beauty + fun!
Thomas_R, Jun 2022
We were on the full day trip with Zaanse on a beautiful day on June. Although it was a larger group that we usually travel with (around 40) Zaanse did a great job managing our crowd, pacing the day well, and providing really interesting details in to Dutch life, many of which were new to us even after 3 days of touring (with and without guides), museums, etc. Zaanse is a great communicator and exceptional guide! The cheese and clog museum stop was a little "corny" but also endearing. Great chance to taste and buy cheese (Gouda!) and see clogs being made.
A good Amsterdam historic experience
Cymbeline_G, Jun 2022
Great guide Xavier, who offered knowledgeable and detailed insight for every part of the day trip , coupled with humour! The length of the trip was just right with enough time to explore. A good day, well worth the price.
Excellent tour of Amsterdam
Imraan_S, Jun 2022
Xavi our tour guide made the entire tour fun and exciting. He know a lot and continued to provide historical facts throughout the journey. The areas we went to were beautiful and unique. A five star tour!!
Great all inclusive tour with our fantastic guide Ilya from Gaia’s & Tours
Ursula_R, Jun 2022
Ilya is an amazing tour guide. He gave us a lot of information before we arrived at the different stops. He told us very interesting and funny stories. The cheese and cog shoes stop is a must! The owners gave a very informative, interesting demonstration and we laughed a lot at their stories. At our lunch stop we went to restaurant De Lunch and had fantastic tasting of kibbeling (cod). Ilya gave us restaurant suggestions for our next 3 evenings. We went to all his suggestions and had wonderful meals. I highly recommend this tour.
Great tour guide, drop off and canal cruise a disappointment
Suzanne_P, Jun 2022
Laura our tour guide was amazing! She was so knowledgeable and fun! Would do a tour with her again anytime. I gave it a 3 because they don't drop you off at the same location. They drop you off and you have to walk to the ferry and then take a ferry across. Then walk a bit more to the original drop off site. I have never not been dropped at the same site. We also booked the canal cruise which was a HUGE MISTAKE! I was assuming that we went with the group when we finished. NOPE! you have to find the location on your own and then the time was for 2 hours later with TONS of other people. It is very misleading with regards to the canal cruise. We didn't want to wait two hours for the cruise and wait with all the people so we ended up skipping it and wasting the money. You could actually buy it 2 euros cheaper if you didn't buy it with the tour company.
Great tour to see small villages
Dianne_F, Jun 2022
Rob Guide was excellent and very knowledgeable. Pickup point was easy to find and well run. Would have liked a bit more time at the windmills (extra 30 minutes) and a bit more time for lunch stop. All in all a great tour.
Amazing!!!
Ioannis_P, Jun 2022
We loved the trip. The places are really beautiful and worth visited if you are in Amsterdam. The guide Rob was really friendly, funny and always willing to answer the questions.
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