Sail with this unique journey and be amazed by the Zaanse UNESCO World Heritage windmills during a 25-minute cruise. Without these ‘Dutch heroes’ the Netherlands would not have had a Golden Age and VOC.
Step back in time, to the old Dutch world of windmills at the Zaanse Schans, located 20 minutes north of Amsterdam. The Zaanse Schans offers a perfectly preserved glimpse into the Dutch industrial past with its windmills, traditional houses and workshops.
Upgrade your ticket to combine the cruise with a visit to an oil mill at the Zaanse Schans. Watch the mills from the water during the cruise then discover the secrets of one of the oil mills during a tour!
Onboard your cruise you will see the following mills, along with compelling stories that you will hear during your cruise:
- De Ooievaar - Oil
- De Bleeke Dood - Corn
- De Huisman - Spices
- De gekroonde Poelenburg - Wood
- De Kat - Paint
- De Zoeker - Oil
- Het Jonge Schaap (Stop, approx. 30 min) - Wood
- De Bonte Hen - Oil
The combination ticket includes:
- Windmill Cruise (25 minutes)
- Visit to wood mill ‘Het Jonge Schaap’
- Offered in Dutch, English, German, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese