Explore the North of The Netherlands, specifically the towns of Giethoorn and Hasselt, known for their fairy-tale charm and unique character.
Amsterdam City, Beemster Unesco Countryside & Windmill Visit
City and Countryside Tour in One Day
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This tour combines an Amsterdam City & Countryside Tour, visiting two UNESCO World Heritage sites and a Windmill visit in only one day. If you want a complete experience this tour is a perfect way to explore this beautiful part of The Netherlands. This tour combines the exhilarating energy of the city and the tranquil atmosphere of the country.
After the Amsterdam City tour your private guide will drive you directly to the Beemster region of The Netherlands to explore a typically Dutch polder landscape. You’ll have a perfect view of the polder to see the huge difference in water level of the surrounding area. Learn why the windmills were built, how they work and enter a working 17th-century windmill for a tour of its mechanisms and living quarters. During this tour we will also drive through the 17th-century polder villages of Midden Beemster, De Rijp, and Graft.
In this one and half hour city tour you will see the highlights of the City of Amsterdam. We’ll begin with driving through the famous Canal Belt added as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2010. You will learn all about how the Golden Age influenced urban development in Amsterdam and how Amsterdam became so rich and artistically famous. We will show you countless fascinating sights with amazing views inside and outside of the historic city centre.
After leaving Amsterdam your guide will drive through countryside carpeted with peat bogs, during your journey the sea level can dip below 6ft. The second UNESCO World Heritage site is called the ‘Beemster’, a typically Dutch polder and the first reclaimed polder in The Netherlands. Learn why windmills were built, how they work and enter a working 17th-century windmill for a tour of its mechanisms and living quarters. During this tour we will also drive through the 17th-century polder villages of Midden Beemster, De Rijp, and Graft.
The itinerary is flexible, we do not rush guests around and we walk at your pace
Dress comfortably in layers and bring a jacket
Cobblestones and steps may be involved in your excursion
All admission fees and parking costs are inclusive
All tours begin and end in Amsterdam at your holiday accommodation
We are certified guides and licensed Dekra D1 chauffeurs
The car is an airconditioned Chrysler minivan
Traffic can cause delays
Lunch / Dinner and Gratuities are exclusive
Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted