Tour Amsterdam’s countryside and enjoy views of rustic windmills, wooden shoe factories, ditches, and quaint little towns along the way.
Floriade Expo & Windmills
Floriade Expo and Dutch heritage site Zaanse Schans
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Floriade Expo and The Zaanse Schans
This seasonal tour is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss! The world famous Floriade Expo occurs only once a decade and this horticultural extravaganza attracts visitors from all over the globe. After the colorful and breathtaking experience at the Floriade, your guide will take you for an afternoon visit to the Dutch heritage site of de Zaanse Schans, with its windmills iconic wooden houses and artisan workshops. This wonderful tour covers two magnificent highlights in only one day!
What to expect
Your private guide will drive you directly to the Floriade Expo (about 40 minutes from Amsterdam).
All day you find yourself below sea level and your guides informs you during the journey.
After arriving at the Floriade Expo you will learn about its history and your guide will take you for a walk at your own pace through the park and show you the highlights and attractions. After your guided tour you will have time to explore on your own after a meeting time and place has been set.
After Floriade your guide shall drive directly to the Zaanse Schans, passing country mansions, windmills and farmland. At this Dutch heritage site your guide takes you for a short stroll, shows you it’s highlights and invite you to visit a working windmill!
After this inspiring journey we are happy to drop you off at your hotel, vacation address, boat pier or Schiphol Airport.
NOTE:We can adjust this tour to your needs, you can inform us about your subject of interest.
Please note that traffic can cause delays. Walking steps is involved
Floriade Expo 2022
Floriade will feature 40 unique and fascinating exhibitions across a vast 150 acre water site with its 2022 theme “Growing Green Cities“ Within this theme, more than 400 national and international participants showcase their latest green innovations, solutions and applications. From state-of-the-art solar roof tiles to amazing vertical façade gardens to the latest pruning techniques. Beside all the inspiring gadgets and innovations you can also enjoy the feast of scent and colours of flowers, plants, vegetables and visit shops or step into a 2750 feet long cable car. Floriade inspires you to live greener and healthier and you will go home inspired and full of ideas!
The Zaanse Schans
There have always been people from abroad who wanted to discover the Zaan region, the best known of which are Tsar Peter the Great and the famous impressionist Claude Monet. The Zaanse Schans is now a Dutch heritage site, here you will experience famous aspects of Dutch manufacturing and are able to visit a old working windmill to learn how products were fabricated in the 17th and 18th century.
All our tours begin with getting to know our guests and understanding their wishes. The itinerary is flexible special requests can be added and we will not rush you around. Starting at your hotel or vacation address, your private guide will pick you up with our comfortable car to start this beautiful day.