Half day trip to Zaanse Schans and Amsterdam canal cruise
Excursions & day trips

Half day trip to Zaanse Schans and Amsterdam canal cruise

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 3 hours 30 minutes
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit the beautiful windmill village Zaanse Schans
  • Learn how Dutch cheese is made in a farm
  • See traditional craftsmen at work, making clogs and other artifacts
  • Back in Amsterdam enjoy a canal cruise and see all the highlights of Amsterdam from the water
What to expect

Explore the Zaanse Schans windmills during a guided trip and enjoy a canal cruise in Amsterdam.

From the central meeting point, a short bus ride will take you to the windmill village Zaanse Schans. Experience all that is typical Dutch in just a few hours. See the historic working windmills of Zaanse Schans on a tour from Amsterdam with a professional guide. Learn about cheese making, watch traditional craftsmen making clogs and other artifacts and view the wooden green painted houses and shops. The guide will accompany you throughout the village before you get time to further explore the village on your own.

Back in Amsterdam, your guide will give you your ticket for a one-hour canal cruise. The cruise passes all of Amsterdam's famous attractions: see canal houses from the Golden Age, admire the Westerkerk or the Anne Frank house. Sightseeing in Amsterdam couldn't be a more relaxing experience.

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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
    • Guided trip to Zaanse Schans
    • Transport by air-conditioned coach
    • Canal cruise ticket with live commentary on board
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 4-11)
    • Infants (age 0-3): free admission
    Where
    Meeting point:
    To start the tour: Meet your guide at THIS IS HOLLAND, Overhoeksplein 51, 1031 KS Amsterdam, Netherlands. You can get there by taking the 3-minute free shuttle ferry to Buiksloterweg from Amsterdam Central Station. On disembarking, turn left.To take the canal cruise: please check in at Stromm Central Station at Prins Hendrikkade 37A, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands (opposite Central Station).
    What to remember
    • This tour is led by a multilingual guide
    • The Amsterdam canal cruise departs from Stromma Central Station at Prins Hendrikkade 37 (opposite Central Station) and there is a live commentary on board
    • This experience includes a walking tour. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Tour Company
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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