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Dutch Windmills and Countryside Day Trip from Amsterdam Including Cheese Tasting in Volendam

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  • Day trip through the Netherlands’ countryside from Amsterdam
  • Experience traditional Dutch culture, folklore and craftsmanship with stops in four authentic villages
  • See the famous windmills of Zaanse Schans
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Dutch Windmills and Countryside Day Trip from Amsterdam Including Cheese Tasting in Volendam
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Dutch Windmills and Countryside Day Trip from Amsterdam Including Cheese Tasting in Volendam
US$142.36
Overview
Delve into the rich cultural tapestry of Holland on a comprehensive day-trip from Amsterdam. With a knowledgeable 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.
What to Expect
Depart from a central Amsterdam location and climb aboard a comfortable vehicle destined for the beautiful countryside of the Netherlands. Stop first in Marken, a traditional fishing town famed for its pristine preservation of Dutch culture, and embark on a guided walking tour of the town’s pretty streets. Visit a wooden shoemaker in a craftsman’s lair and delve into the rich history of this unique area. 

Then, climb aboard a boat headed to Volendam and absorb stunning views of Lake Ijssel. On arrival, enjoy some leisurely free time to explore the quaint boutiques and picturesque harbor of the fishing village, and then reconvene with your guide and group for a fulfilling Dutch lunch. Opt to enjoy meat, fish or a vegetarian 3-course meal.

Wander the cobblestone streets and gaze upon the quaint homes and bridges along Edam’s canals – it’s like taking a stroll through a Dutch postcard.

Travel onward to the province of Zaandam, famed for its collection of perfectly preserved Dutch windmills. Admire the quaint structures and disembark to visit one of the iconic windmills up close.

After your enriching Dutch excursion, relax during the ride back to central Amsterdam.
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Reviewed 4 days ago
Best tour in Amsterdam

We took this tour on Sept 8. It was the higlight of our Amsterdam visit. The tour was made great by Alfredo the guide and Bert the driver. They are two excellent tour people. It was a wonderful day made perfect by Alfredo and Bert.

1  Thank LasVegasGK
Reviewed 1 week ago
LAST DAY :(

this little trip about 20 minutes from amsterdam was a delightful treat for our last day. we left early, but not early enough. the place was already crowded and the parking was almost all gone. the place is free except for parking. the place was...More

Thank blimie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Oh my god! Get to the point

So we booked this tour because we had previously booked a full day tour at Versailles and had a blast. Unfortunately, this is not the case. Our tour guide was very nice. The group was large, but also very friendly. However, this was THE MOST...More

1  Thank Dan R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
dutch history windmill, cheese, wooden shoes, boat ride

Great tour. working windmill sawing logs with great explanation. saw how wooden shoes are made. cheese factory was great. fishing community - beautiful maintained buildings. Friendly local people. definitely would return.

Thank Chuck715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
A good break from the busy areas of Central Amsterdam, the countryside was beautiful and serene

This booking was a last minute decision, we booked it at one of the offices by Centraal station; very happy we did, was a great experience. Guides were friendly and informative, the countryside experience was a good break from the busy few days we spent...More

1  Thank Chris C
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Edwin and Ann T
15 August 2018|
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Response from SMF818 | Reviewed this property |
We returned around 5pm local time.
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Edwin and Ann T
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Response from GA_lpd2014 | Reviewed this property |
It's a full day. Should give you the times on the sign-up form.
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crangiheuea
21 July 2018|
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Response from GA_lpd2014 | Reviewed this property |
I don't know about a formal age restriction, but I would not take small children on this one. It's a full day, a lot of walking, and nothing much to occupy small childrens' attention.
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