Sail with this unique journey and be amazed by the Zaanse UNESCO World Heritage windmills during a 25-minute cruise. Without these ‘Dutch heroes’ the Netherlands would not have had a Golden Age and VOC.
Step back in time, to the old Dutch world of windmills at the Zaanse Schans, located 20 minutes north of Amsterdam. The Zaanse Schans offers a perfectly preserved glimpse into the Dutch industrial past with its windmills, traditional houses and workshops.
Upgrade your ticket to combine the cruise with a visit to an oil mill at the Zaanse Schans. Watch the mills from the water during the cruise then discover the secrets of one of the oil mills!
Onboard your cruise you will see the following mills, along with compelling stories that you will hear during your cruise:
- De Ooievaar - Oil
- De Bleeke Dood - Corn
- De Huisman - Spices
- De gekroonde Poelenburg - Wood
- De Kat - Paint
- De Zoeker - Oil
- Het Jonge Schaap (Stop, approx. 30 min) - Wood
- De Bonte Hen - Oil