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Volendam, Marken & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

by Lindbergh Tour and Travel
per adult Price is € 31
Duration: 7h Free cancellation available No Booking Fees E-voucher (printout not required) Offered in: English, Spanish Offered in: English, Spanish

Highlights

  • Quaint Dutch countryside excursion outside of the city

  • See the windmills of Zaanse Schans

  • Charming fishing villages & traditions of island communities

  • Flavourful cheese varieties produced at an organic farm

  • Opportunity to watch skilful wooden-shoe makers at work

Highlights

  • Quaint Dutch countryside excursion outside of the city

  • See the windmills of Zaanse Schans

  • Charming fishing villages & traditions of island communities

  • Flavourful cheese varieties produced at an organic farm

  • Opportunity to watch skilful wooden-shoe makers at work

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09:45 AM, Volendam, Marken & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam in English

Duration 7h

Live commentary in English.

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09:45 AM, Volendam, Marken & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam in Spanish

Duration 7h

Live commentary in Spanish.

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Volendam, Marken & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

Activity Location

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Volendam

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Tours and Tickets

    34 De Ruijterkade

    Amsterdam 1012 AA


Description

Move away from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam's city centre and explore the gentler pace of life in the Dutch countryside. Snap photos of riverside windmills, visit fishing villages still steeped in tradition, bite into savoury samples at a local cheesemaker, and find out how pairs of iconic Dutch clogs are crafted.

Leaving the city behind, head north to Zaanse Schans to get up-close views of wooden windmills erected hundreds of years ago. Let their spinning arms wave you on to Volendam, where waterfront houses and boat-filled canals maintain the community's longstanding maritime traditions. In the charming village of Marken nearby, snap photos of typical wooden Dutch houses, reached by boat if you're visiting in the summer, or coach if you've arrived in the cooler winter months.

Spend your afternoon at a farm, where experienced hands make artisanal cheeses you can sample as you go behind the scenes to follow the process from curd to completion. Before you head back to Amsterdam, make a final stop at a clog maker for an in-depth look at how these wooden creations are crafted and when they're used. Who knows, you may even get to try on a pair yourself!


Inclusions

  • Return transport from central Amsterdam

  • Visit of the traditional fishing village Marken

  • Demonstration by a clogmaker

  • The Cheese Factory & the Old Dutch Bakery in Volendam

  • GPS audio guide system available in sixteen languages

  • Live guide in English and Spanish


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children 3 and younger are complimentary.

  • Tour stops may vary.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.


Volendam, Marken & Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam ratings based on 160 Verified Reviews

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4.4 out of 5

5/5 8 Mar 2020

Great tour. Saw and did loads. Was in a big group but was very well managed so wasnt too bad. Would recommend if you wanted to see the best of dutch countryside!

4/5 20 Feb 2020

This was actually better than I expected. It was a tour with A LOT of people but... it was all fun to do. Things I wouldn't have done on my own. The presentations were interesting and the places we went were cute. I am sure the tourist company gets a cut of all the stores and restaurants they dumped us at. But it was professionally done and enjoyed all of it. My only knock would be people lots of people boarding unboarding etc.

5/5 15 Feb 2020

Well organized, exceptional sights to see, experiences to be had, and a great tour staff! We would do it again for sure!