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

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Highlights
  • Combine three Dutch countryside highlights with no need to rent a car
  • Listen to audio commentary on the motor coach ride to learn more about Dutch history
  • Entrance to a historic windmill in Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam
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12:15pm Departure
5- hour tour departs at 12:15pm. Available October 31 to March 22nd, 2017.
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5-hour tour departs at 9:15am. Available October 31 to March 22nd, 2017.
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Overview

Combine visits to Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans—three top sites in the Dutch countryside—on this tour from Amsterdam. Choose from a half-day or full-day tour, and opt to join a ferry cruise from Volendam to Marken (summer season only). Listen to an audio guide during the coach ride, and stop to see a shoemaker fashion traditional clogs, a group of Holland’s famous windmills, and a cheese factory.

What to Expect

Make your way to a central Amsterdam meeting point to board the coach bus, which will transport you to three famous Dutch countryside sites. In your comfy seat, listen to an audio guide, narrating the history, culture, and traditions of your destinations: the North Holland villages of Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans.

While the driving is taken care of, enjoy the Dutch countryside, passing areas of land reclaimed from water, called polders, and dikes.

Arrive at Zaanse Schans to see the well-preserved windmills, some from the 17th century. Entry to one windmill is included.

Back on the coach, continue to Marken and Volendam, with 45-minute stops at each. See traditional fishing boats and visit a dairy for a demonstration and samples. You’ll watch traditional clogs being made at a local shoemaker. In summer, a ferry ride between the towns is included.

The full-day tour includes longer stops at each destination. When the tour is complete, relax on the way back to Amsterdam for drop-off.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Meh—Tourist Trap

Have to say, this is one of the rare times TripAdvisor let me down. Two of three stops lacked authenticity and appeared to be just a setup to get you to buy merchandise. The tour guide provided no additional helpful information or insights about the...More

2  Thank AMIBeachGal
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AMIBeachgal, We are truly surprised and sorry to hear that you had a disappointing experience on our Countryside & Windmills tour. With the tour, we bring you to some of the highlights that the Countryside has to offer. As we are coming into the...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Great trip

This was a great trip! I was a little hesitant initially about booking it as I didn’t know how a big bus trip like this would turn out but it was fantastic. My favorite parts were the windmills and clog making and the little town...More

Thank GuyAndGalOnTheMove
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear GuyAndGalOnTheMove, Thank you for rating us with the highest score possible! It is a pleasure for us to read this tour was a definite highlight of your trip to the Netherlands and to hear you enjoyed every single part of this great tour which...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whizzzz tour

We had high expectations for this tour however we had very little time at Zaanse Schans. We walked to the farthest windmill in the place for a demonstration of a sawing mill, which was good, but that took 75% of our time there. We then...More

Thank Charles C
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Charles C, Thank you for sharing your experience. We are sorry and surprised to hear that have mixed feelings regarding the Countryside & Windmills.On the tour, we visit some of the highlights that the countryside has to offer and perhaps that a small group...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Great introduction to the countryside north of Amsterdam

We did the full-day trip to Edam, Volendam, Marken and Zaanse Schans. Our guide Tineke was fantastic, and the trip was well-organized, informative and a lot of fun. The towns and the windmills are really picturesque and interesting. It's a long day, but great for...More

1  Thank DBfromCT
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear DBfromCT, This is just a wonderful review and we want to thank you for that! It is really a pleasure for us to read you had such a great tour through the beautiful Dutch countryside with us, the windmills, the clogs and the delicious...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Good, but way too long in Volendam

First stop was at Zaans where we had display of working windmill making oil from Peanuts (Beware if you have Nut allergy). It is a 10-15 min walk from coach park to windmill, and although we were told we were free to make our own...More

Thank Poole-UK-Traveller
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Poole-UK-Traveller, Thank you for your review. With so much to see in Amsterdam, our Countryside & Windmills tour is a nice change to see more of what The Netherlands has to offer. It is only a 30-minute drive to reach the first village and...More

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