Tour Amsterdam’s countryside, enjoy views of rustic windmills, wooden clog factories, and quaint little towns along the way.
Floriade Expo & Windmills
Floriade Expo and Dutch heritage site Zaanse Schans
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Floriade Expo & Windmills
This seasonal tour is an opportunity you can’t afford to miss! Visit the world famous Floriada Expo, a horticultural extravaganza that attracts visitors from all over the globe and only occurs once a decade. After visiting the colourful Floriade Expo your guide will take you for an afternoon visit to the Dutch heritage site of de Zaanse Schans. Enjoy the Zaanse Schans with its magnificent windmills, iconic wooden houses and artisan workshops. This wonderful tour covers two amazing highlights in one day!
Floriade Expo 2022
Enjoy the feast of scent and colours of flowers, plants, vegetables, visit shops or step into a 2750 feet cable car. Floriade features 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. Floriade inspires people to live a greener and healthier life, hopefully you’ll go home inspired!
The Zaanse Schans
There have always been people from abroad who wanted to discover the Zaan region, the best known being Tsar Peter the Great and the famous impressionist Claude Monet. The Zaanse Schans is now a Dutch heritage site, here you can visit an old working windmill and learn how products were fabricated in the 17th and 18th century.
Your private guide will drive you directly to the Floriade Expo (40 min). After arriving at the Floriade Expo you will learn about its history and your guide will walk you through the park at your own pace showing you its highlights and attractions. After your guided tour you will have time to explore the park on your own after a meeting time and place has been set. After the Floriade Expo your guide will drive you directly to the Zaanse Schans windmills, passing country mansions, windmills and farmland. At this Dutch heritage site your guide will take you for a short stroll around it’s highlights including a visit to a working windmill!
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