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Tickets for Zaanse Schans Windmills: Half-Day Guided Tour + Transport

Explore a historic collection of Dutch windmills on this tour from Amsterdam

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Registered address: Westerstraat 220, 1601 AR, Enkhuizen, NL
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Duration: 3h 30mins
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Live guide: English, German, Spanish
Smartphone tickets accepted

What's included

Tour guide
Visit of clog (wooden shoe) maker
Visit of cheese-weighing house
Dutch cheese tasting
Transportation by bus
All taxes, fees, and handling charges

What's not included

Food and drinks
Entry fee to the windmills at the Zaanse Schans

Important information

* Wear comfortable shoes, a little walking is involved with this tour * Pets are not allowed


Duration: 3.5 hours
  • 10:20 - Meeting point
    Meeting point: De Ruijterkade 105 Get directions

    Please arrive 10 minutes before the departure time. Latecomers won’t be waited for.

  • 10:30 - Transfer to Zaanse Schans
    • 30 mins
    • Guided
    • Admission ticket included

    During the bus ride your guide will give you a short introduction to Dutch history and life in the Netherlands.

  • 11:00 - Zaanse Schans
    • 60 mins
    • Guided
    • Admission ticket included

    Get ready for the windmills on a guided tour through the Zaanse Schans Village.

  • 12:00 - Cheese Farm Catharina Hoeve Willig
    • 15 mins
    • Guided
    • Admission ticket included

    See how Dutch cheese is made and taste them all, too!

  • 12:15 - Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs
    • 15 mins
    • Guided
    • Admission ticket included

    Watch a shoe maker in action and learn how to make the perfect wooden shoe.

  • 12:30 - Zaanse Schans Village
    • 60 mins
    • Admission ticket included

    Free time to explore Zaanse Schans.

  • 13:30 - Transfer to Amsterdam
    Drop off point: De Ruijterkade 105 Get directions
    • Guided
    • Admission ticket included

    Drop off to the drop off point.

For reference only. Itineraries are subject to change due to weather, traffic and other circumstances.

  • Take a guided bus tour from Amsterdam to windmill-filled landscapes and the quaint village of Zaanse Schans
  • Get an intro of the town from your guide then explore on your own, visit clog makers, cheese makers, and more
  • Add a relaxing Amsterdam canal cruise to your ticket to enhance your experience

Experience the charm of traditional Dutch life and see windmills, cheese making, and clog making in the quaint village of Zaanse Schans, where green-painted wooden houses line the narrow streets. It's like an open-air museum of typical Dutchness!

A friendly, professional guide will accompany you throughout the village and introduce the local history and culture, providing you with insider tips about things to do and see, before you get time to further explore on your own.

Visit the traditional cobbler's shop for a live demonstration of how wooden shoes are crafted, and see a live demonstration and tasting at a real Dutch cheese farm.

If you're looking for something more relaxing, add a calming cruise along Amsterdam's UNESCO-listed canals instead.

  • Show your smartphone ticket at the meeting point
  • The meeting point is in front of Grand Café 1884
  • Cancellation is possible until 24 hours before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 24 hours before your visit.

Ratings & reviews

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3 reviews
Michelle,  Australia Australia
17 Oct 2023
Fun time out and around the windmills. Yolanda was a fun informative guide. Loved the clog making demo. The cheese was delicious
Zaanse Schans Tour from Amsterdam (3-hour tour) = Half Day trip to Zaanse Schans
04 Apr 2024
Tolle fahrt!
Zaanse Schans Tour from Amsterdam (3-hour tour) = Half Day trip to Zaanse Schans
Tom,  Canada Canada
02 Nov 2022
Easy ticket purchase, nice waiting area for families, tour bus was very comfortable, the guide was excellent and the village was great. Overall definitely worth the price of the ticket.
Zaanse Schans Tour from Amsterdam (3-hour tour) = Half Day trip to Zaanse Schans

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