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Tickets for Volendam, Marken & Windmills Tour + Free Canal Cruise

Windmills, cheese, clogs and you!

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5,5 hours
  • 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)

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.

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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 drinks

Show your smartphone ticket at the Tours & Tickets office (Damrak 26), where you'll be guided to the bus across the street - and given the ticket to the canal cruise.


Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Volendam, Marken & Windmills Tour - Meeting Point
Damrak 26, Amsterdam
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Dutch, English, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Catalan, Greek, Russian, Turkish, Arabic, Hebrew, Chinese and Japanese
Apr 18, 2018
A fabulous opportunity to experience other parts of Holland than just Amsterdam.
Mar 26, 2018
The trip overall was very good and very interesting. The only thing that we would like to see would be more time at the wind mills. We could have used at least 30 more minutes.
Mar 13, 2018
Jaime is an amazing tour guide. I highly recommend this tour. It was well organized, on time, and fun despite of the weather.
Jan 6, 2018
The volendam, Marken and windmills tour was excellent value for money. Tour guides were very friendly, helpful and engaging. We thoroughly enjoyed our day. I would highly recommend this trip to any tourist.
Dec 28, 2017
Totally worth it!!
Dec 23, 2017
The perfect experience!
Dec 8, 2017
It is a very good tour. Tour’s guide is friendly
Dec 5, 2017
A great way to see so much of the Dutch countryside and culture in just one tour. Great value and excellent guides. Would certainly recommend this tour
Nov 25, 2017
Nov 23, 2017
Awesome, must do

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