Walking tours

Tour to Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken

Availability: Wednesdays to Mondays
Duration: 6 hours 30 minutes
Language: English , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Visit the villages of the Dutch countryside
  • See the charming towns of Edam, Volendam, Marken and Zaanse Schans
  • Take pictures of typical Dutch windmills
  • Visit a local cheese producer and learn how they produce Gouda
  • Walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken
What to expect

Discover the real Netherlands on a six and a half hour tour through Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken – the jewels of the Dutch countryside.

Your bus will pick you up near Central Station in Amsterdam. The visit starts in Zaanse Schans, where you will be able to take pictures of typical Dutch windmills that are still in use today. Afterward, drive to the Waterland area, passing through the beautiful villages from this part of the country: Edam, Volendam, and Marken.

In Edam, walk through historic sites like the square where the famous Cheese Market used to take place. Then, near Volendam, you will visit a local cheese producer, where the cheese master will explain how they produce Gouda and Edam cheeses.

In the clog factory, you will discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Then, travel back in time to the 17th century as we walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken, the fishing harbor, and the protestant church.

During the tour you will see:

  • Zaanse Schans:
    • Begin in Zaanse Schans, where you will be able to take pictures of typical Dutch windmills that are still in use today
  • Edam:
    • Drive to the Waterland area, passing through the beautiful villages from this part of the country: Edam, Volendam, and Marken
    • In Edam, walk through historic sites like the square where the famous Cheese Market used to take place
  • SimoneHoeve Cheese and Clog farm:
    • Cheese farm, Clog Factory and cheese tasting
  • Volendam:
    • Near Volendam, visit a local cheese producer, where the cheese master will explain how they produce Gouda and Edam cheeses
    • In the clog factory, you will discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe
  • Marken:
    • Travel back in time to the 17th century as we walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken, the fishing harbor, and the protestant church
  • A'Dam Lookout:
    • The tour ends just behind Amsterdam Central Station
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What's included
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Food tasting
  • Professional guide
  • Transport by private vehicle
What's not included
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
Reduced price
  • Children ages (0-8): Free
Where

59 Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam Amsterdam 1012 AE, Noord-Holland, NL

Meeting point:

Look for your guide holding a blue umbrella or a name tag with a logo of (Amsterdam Guías and Tours) at 8:00am. Remember the bus departs at 8.15am.

What to remember
  • Note that on special occasions, or for reasons not related to the tour providers operations, the tour may vary slightly
  • Your tour guide may adapt the experience to deliver the best experience for the group overall
  • Please note this tour is accessible for strollers
  • Unfortunately this tour is not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must not sit on laps and infant seats unavailable
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When
  • Wednesdays to Mondays at 8.15am
  • Tours are not available on Tuesdays
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Provider
Amsterdam Guías & Tours BV
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 activity begins.

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