Countryside and windmills private day tour
Excursions & day trips

Countryside and windmills private day tour

Free cancellation
Language: English , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover the magnificent area of Dutch polder landscape north of Amsterdam
  • Please yourself with rustic views of windmills, ditches, and wooden shoe factories
  • Explore the traditional villages of North Holland and visit the Zaanse Schans, a Dutch Heritage site
What to expect

Enjoy a full-day trip to the countryside surrounding Amsterdam and get the most of your time in Holland exploring traditional villages and admiring magnificent landscapes!

Begin your tour visiting Zaanse Schans, where you will experience famous aspects of Dutch manufacturing tradition. Visit old but still working windmills used for the production of oil and timber. Enter the windmills and learn how products were fabricated 150-200 years ago! Continue your tour of the village visiting a wooden shoes workshop and a cheese factory.

Head to Monnickendam, a historic former fishing town dating back to 1350. The town was once a wealthy city and one of the most important ports in Holland, while today it is a protected heritage site. Alternatively, enjoy a visit to Edam, the picturesque cheese village. Take a stroll through the cozy historic center, walk across the old drawbridges and see the lock that saves the town from flooding!

Next, your journey will take you to Volendam. Stroll among the colorful houses, enjoy the lively boulevard and all the little restaurants, coffee bars and shops. After Volendam, enjoy a 25 minutes drive to Marken Island and then spend some time exploring its quiet streets. In the summer you may even take a 30-minute boat ride to this island, starting from Volendam.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Certified driver/guide
    • Pick-up and drop off service
    • Car rental
    • Parking fee
    • Admission tickets
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Where
    Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Meeting point:
    • This tour includes pick up service. Please provide your correct pick up address at the moment of purchase
    What to remember
    • Tour led by bilingual guide
    • Please note that traffic can cause delays
    • It is suggested to dress comfortably
    • This tour includes pick up service. Please provide your correct pick up address at the moment of purchase
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    Provider
    Private Day Tours Amsterdam
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 day before the experience begins.

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