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Tickets for Volendam, Marken & Windmills Tour + Canal Cruise

Windmills, cheese, clogs and you!

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Duration
5,5 hours
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Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Catalan, Greek, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Chinese and Japanese.
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Highlights

  • Visit the beautiful Dutch countryside, see the windmill village of Zaanse Schans and the fishing villages of Volendam and Marken
  • See the innards of a cheese factory, a traditional clogmaker and more
  • Ride the boat between Marken and Volendam, then go back to Amsterdam and explore its canals with a free canal cruise (worth €18.00)

Description

An ideal and idyllic daytrip out of Amsterdam and into the traditional Dutch life of days gone by. Fill your clogs with herring, windmills and picturesque village life - all with a live guide.

This excursion goes from Amsterdam right into the pastoral beauty of the Netherlands of the past. Just north of Amsterdam, on the edge of the river Zaan, is the windmill village of ‘de Zaanse Schans’. Packed with wooden windmills, houses, and museums built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style, it's an actual working community. Rural Dutch life seemingly preserved right out of the days of long ago.

Then, carrying on through typical Dutch scenery, the tour arrives in historic Volendam, where you take a city walk along the shores of the former Zuiderzee. Afterward, hop aboard a boat to the traditional fisherman’s village of Marken. Your time here includes a to a traditional clogmaker, and a live demonstration in a cheese factory.

This trip is a perfect complement to your visit to the bustling city of Amsterdam. Though just a few miles outside the city, this Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Marken tour delivers you right into the pages of a storybook.

But your adventure doesn't end there. You can cruise along Amsterdam's iconic canals with a complimentary canal tour ticket (which will save you €18.00). Simply choose the day that suits you best and enjoy the city from its best angle.

Address

Volendam, Market & Windmills Tour - Meeting Point
Damrak 26, Amsterdam

What's included?

  • Transport on a deluxe coach
  • Live guide
  • Entrance to a windmill
  • Entrance to a clogmaker
  • Entrance to a Cheese factory
  • Boat ride between Marken and Volendam
  • Free 1-hour canal cruise in Amsterdam (worth €18.00)
  • Food and beverages

Customer reviews

Avner, Netherlands
Mar 10, 2017
Very fun travelling outside of Amsterdam. The landscape is beautiful and the guide was very nice. The tours are fun and informative.
Courtney, United States
Jan 10, 2017
The tour group was great.
Joshua, United States
Nov 26, 2016
Excellent experience - even with terrible weather. Highly recommend
Alex
Oct 13, 2016
The trip was excellent the guides were attentive and informative. They could provide more narratives during the walk from the harbour back to the bus, and give some background to the city.
However the Bus Driver (Daniel) was not a nice person, while lining up to get on the bus, he yelled at my wife and myself telling us that we could not bring coffee on to the bus, we did not know that rule. He attempted to take us out of line and make us lose our place in line to get seats. Absolutely rude and arrogant! The guides were good in that they calmed the driver down and told him that his approach was inappropriate.
Diya
Sep 26, 2016
It's a great idea to get out if the city into the Dutch countryside, and Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken are lovely places easily accessible from Amsterdam. The bus was very comfortable and clean and the tour was smoothly conducted. Only the quality of the commentary can be improved - the audio guide is a bit abrupt in places, and the live commentary sounded overly studied and rehearsed including the jokes! I've had far better guides in other places - better informed, more interesting and funnier!
leah
Sep 24, 2016
סיור מאוד נחמד, עם אוזניות בשפה העברית טיול ממצא ת
scott
Jul 8, 2016
I liked the fact that we weren't on the bus for long periods of time. The windmill tour was very informative and interesting.
Marguerite
Jul 8, 2016
Enjoyed the tour! We were well informed and it was well organized.
Demonstrations were interesting (cheese making and wooden shoes) and the presenters were humorous.
Water bottles on the bus should have been included!
Bernd
Jun 3, 2016
It was very nice for time allocated.
David
May 25, 2016
We thoughtthe commentary - both recorded and live on the bus was informative and interesting. The bus driver and guides were very helpful and the tour flew past