Zaanse Schans
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Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans is a neighborhood in Zaandam, just 20 km from Amsterdam. It is one of the tourist attractions of the area and of Amsterdam, many visitor...

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Zaanse Schans Card
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Zaanse Schans Card

Enjoy access to all 7 museums of the Zaanstreek including the Zaans Museum, windmills and historic craft houses

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Windmill tour to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam
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Windmill tour to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam

Experience many typical Dutch traditions on this tour to Zaanse Schans. Book your tickets now and explore the charming windmill village.

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Entrance to the Zaans Museum
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Entrance to the Zaans Museum

Visit the Zaans Museum to learn about the culture and history of the Zaanstreek and enjoy access to the Verkade Experience to see origional cookie and chocolate machines

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World of Windmills combi ticket
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World of Windmills combi ticket

Book your ticket to the World of Windmills and visit real working mills from the 17th century. Learn the history of the mills and hear stories from the people who worked and lived there - inside the interactive museum.

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Boat tour to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam
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Boat tour to Zaanse Schans Windmill Village from Amsterdam

Book a Zaanse Schans Windmill Village boat tour departing from Amsterdam. Enjoy views of the Zaan river from the panoramic deck of the ship. Dock in Zaanse Schans and explore the Windmill Village on your own.

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Duration 6 hours
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Zaanse Schans guided tour with THIS IS HOLLAND flight experience
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Zaanse Schans guided tour with THIS IS HOLLAND flight experience

Discover Zaanse Schans during a guided tour. Complete your experience with THIS IS HOLLAND, a virtual flight over Holland's famous sites.

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Tour to Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam and Marken
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Tour to Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam and Marken

Experience Holland's rich culture through its picturesque countryside. See the charming towns of Edam, Volendam, Marken, and Zaanse Schans.

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Private transport to Zaanse Schans windmills, Volendam, cheese and clogs shop from Amsterdam
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Private transport to Zaanse Schans windmills, Volendam, cheese and clogs shop from Amsterdam

Enjoy a half-day tour to the windmills, cheese shop and Volendam with transportation from Amsterdam in a luxury Mercedes sedan or minivan.

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Volendam, Edam and windmills guided tour from Amsterdam
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Volendam, Edam and windmills guided tour from Amsterdam

See all the typically Dutch highlights on a half-day guided tour to Saanse Schans, Edam and Volendam.

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Private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken
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Private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken

Explore the Dutch countryside and windmills on a private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken. Go inside a windmill, visit a traditional cheese farm and see how wooden clogs are made.

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Zaanse Schans half-day tour from Amsterdam
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Zaanse Schans half-day tour from Amsterdam

Learn about the Dutch countryside on a guided tour of Zaanse Schans with a local guide and private transportation from Amsterdam.

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Volendam, Edam and Windmills small group tour
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Volendam, Edam and Windmills small group tour

Book a small group tour to the Dutch countryside with transportation from Amsterdam. Visit the windmill village of Zaanse Schans, see how Dutch cheese is made in Edam and learn about the traditions of locals in Volendam.

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The inside story

Zaanse Schans is a neighborhood in Zaandam, just 20 km from Amsterdam.
It is one of the tourist attractions of the area and of Amsterdam, many visitors come here as it is a reflection of the pre-industrial past of the Netherlands. This open air museum has a collection of historical mills, most of them more than 200 years, that are still in use, as well as a good collection of historic houses and museums, it is not for nothing that it is an special point of interest on the European Route of Industrial Heritage, since it was the first industrial region in the world thanks to its 600 mills.

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