Bus tours

Tulip Fields, Windmills and local experiences full-day tour from Amsterdam

Availability: Tuesdays to Saturdays
Duration: 8 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • See tulip fields as far as the eye can see
  • Visit a traditional working windmill and enjoy a tour by the miller
  • Get free time to explore the world-famous Enclosing dike
  • Taste a traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch
  • Escape the noise and traffic of the city for a day
  • Unique experience - definitely something to write home about
  • Make your friends back home envious with great photo ops
What to expect

When you think of the Netherlands, you think of tulips. So when you come to the Netherlands during springtime, you want to see, feel and smell all the beautiful flowers and this is your chance! Windmills, picturesque villages, tulip fields, dikes with sheep, traditional Dutch houses and lovely local people. During this unique tour, you will see it all in a small group, with a local guide by your side.

The day starts off in one of the most famous polders of the Netherlands with tulip fields as far as the eye can see. Take your time to take some great pictures.

Passing more colorful tulip fields, windmills, cows, meadows, ditches, dikes and idyllic landscapes make your way to the world-famous Enclosing Dike. This dam connects the two northern provinces and protects half of the country against the force of the sea. It’s also the gateway to the Amsterdam Lake District. With your free time here, walk across to see the Wadden sea and climb the monument (a watchtower looking out across both the IJsselmeer and the Wadden Sea).

Then, enter the Amsterdam Lake District, located in the province of Friesland and visit the picturesque open-air museum village. Meet the villagers and travel back in time with a craftsman as your local guide. Explore the interior of an old Dutch farmhouse, walk across the grasslands, and find out what happened to the lake… A typical Dutch Farmers Lunch will await you at the restaurant (included in the tour).

After lunch, it’s time for 2 typical Dutch highlights. First, you will visit a traditional Dutch windmill. Furthermore a guided tour through a picturesque village will give you a close look inside the life of the locals.

After this unique visit it is time to visit more colorful tulip fields. Every day we look for the most beautiful fields! Tulips only bloom for a couple of weeks each spring, so strike a pose, say cheese, and take plenty of pictures.

Once the afternoon draws to a close, it’s time to head back to Amsterdam to enjoy your evening in the city.

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What's included
  • Transport by luxurious minivan or small coach
  • Experienced driver who serves as your guide
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch with coffee and tea
  • All entry fees
  • Local guides at several stops who give exclusive tours
  • Exclusive map of the Amsterdam Lake District
What's not included
  • Tips (optional)
  • Hotel pick-up/drop-off
Reduced price
  • Children ages (4-13): reduced

Overhoeksplein 27a, 1031 KS Amsterdam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Tour bus departs from This is Holland. Arrive 15 minutes prior to tours departure for check-in at 8.30am

What to remember
  • Tulips and other bulbous plants are natural products and their flowering is weather-dependent. Therefore, the tour operator can’t guarantee the number of flowers and flower fields available during the tour
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  • Tour is available daily from April to May at 8.45am
  • Please see calendar for exact available days
  • Arrive 15 minutes prior to tours departure for check-in at 8.30am
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Amsterdam Lake District Tours
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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