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Half Day Visit of Zaanse Schans Windmills from Amsterdam

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3 hr. 45 min.
  • Get a slice of the traditional Dutch lifestyle on this 3-hour day trip to the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans.
  • Board a comfortable, AC coach and enjoy scenic views of the windmill village.
  • Home to windmills from the 18th and 19th centuries, your surroundings are reflective of the golden age that developed this region into an industrial region.
  • Your expert guide will walk with you through the village, sharing facts and history along the way.
  • Visit the clog museum annex wooden shoemaker shop, enjoy a cheese-tasting session and a local cheese farm, and spend some time on your own exploring the village before hopping back on the coach.
  • Half-day trip to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam.
  • Transport by an air-conditioned coach.
  • Live commentary on board in English, German, and Spanish.
  • Infants aged 3 and under go free. Children aged 4-12 enjoy reduced ticket prices (carry a valid photo ID).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Zaanse Schans : The Windmill Village Boat Tour from Amsterdam

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6 hr.
Audio Guide
  • Your excursion begins with a 2-hour cruise on the river Zaan- you'll pass along one of the world's oldest industrial areas as you do.
  • Look out for the world's largest cocoa and petrol port: the Port of Amsterdam, as you're headed towards the Windmill Village.
  • From where you stand, you'll have grand panoramic views of striking Holland. The deck of the ship guarantees great sightseeing and photo opportunities.
  • Dock at the famous Zaanse Schans- a must-visit for all first-timers in the city. Discover the Windmill Village in all its glory at your own pace (for 2 hours).
  • Breathe in the smell of fresh cookies at the bakery museum, learn all about clogs at the clog warehouse, sample cheese at the cheese factory, and gaze out at the massive windmills of this village.
  • After exploring Zaanse Schans for 2 hours, your boat will be waiting to sail you back to Amsterdam.
  • Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish & Italian
  • Children aged 3-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

From Amsterdam: Windmills, Edam and Volendam Tour

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5 hr. 30 min.
Guided Tour
  • Escape the bustle of the city with this half-day guided tour of the classic Dutch countryside.
  • After your pick-up, you will be driven in a luxury coach to windmill haven - Zaanse Schans.
  • Famous for its windmills that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries, this village is a must-visit.
  • Watch live demonstrations of craftsmen at work, and then explore the village at your own pace.
  • Next, move on to Edam, the pearl of the Zuiderzee, whose ancient streets and canals are etched by beautiful 17th-century buildings.
  • These buildings include the Carillon Tower, the Great Church, and the town hall.
  • Pro-Tip: Check out the public weighing house, where to date Edam cheese is sold every Wednesday.
  • The last part of your tour will take you to the picturesque seaside village of Volendam.
  • Shop for souvenirs here, and get pictures clicked in traditional Dutch costumes.
  • Your guide will lead you on a walk through the oldest parts of the city, such as St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk, and the Visafslag (Fish Auction).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.