Countryside & Windmills day tour

 


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Duration: 8 hours

This wonderful tour covers the magnificent Dutch polder landscape with its ribbons of farmland north of Amsterdam. You will please yourself with the visit of  fishing villages marked by windmills, lakes, dikes and dams.This tour allows you to visit a working windmill, a visit to a wooden shoe manufactory and cheese farm!

Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans, a true Dutch heritage site, a picturesque village with typical green-timbered houses and working windmills!

Volendam

Volendam a lively fishing village. Stroll among the colorful houses anddiscover off the beaten path gems.Have a view over the IJsselmeer and walk along the lively boulevard with all the little restaurants, souvenir shops and bars.

Monnickendam 

Once, a wealthy trading port in the Middle Ages, a treasure trove of medieval architecture and canals, today a protected heritage site. Stroll along its small harbor and perhaps enjoy a Jenever in the Waag, a medieval weighhouse!.  

Marken

Visit this pearl, a former island hidden away from the world, but in the 1950’s connected with the land. Take a short walking tour with your private guide through this little fishing village and explore its quiet streets and history.

What to expect 

Your private guide will drive directly to the Zaanse Schans and will take you around through this Dutch heritage site, here you will experience famous aspects of Dutch manufacturing and visit a working old windmill to learn how products were fabricated in the 17thand 18thcentury. After de Zaanse Schans your guide will drive to the fishing village Volendam were  you perhaps can enjoy lunch and taste some Dutch food like herring, smoked eal, Dutch shrimps or kibbeling. In the afternoon your guide shall take you to a typical family owned cheese farm and wooden shoe manufactory. Then you will visit another highlight of this tour, when drive to Monnickendam, a historic former trading town from 1350 and not yet discovered by tourism, or Marken. The itinerary is flexible, we can add special requests and will not rush you around.

Meet & Connect 

All our tours begin with getting to know our guests and understanding their wishes. Starting from your hotel or vacation address, your private guide will pick you up with our comfortable car to start this beautiful day. We can adjust this Countryside day tour to your needs, for example enjoy the picturesque cheese village of Edaminstead of Monnickendam or Marken.

After this  inspiring journey we are happy to drop you off at your hotel, vacation address, boat pier or Schiphol Airport.

* We can adjust this Countryside day tour to your needs.

Tour duration  8 hours - Starting time: 09:30 am
Price 1-2 persons € 435
3-4 persons € 490
5-6 persons € 570
7-8 persons on request
Car 1-4 persons: Chrysler Minivan, air-conditioned
5-6 persons: Chrysler Minivan or similar, air-conditioned
Tour inclusions Pick up and drop off, car, parking fee, admission tickets
Tour exclusions Lunch, beverages
Good to know Please note that traffic can cause delays
Dress code: comfortable