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Private Day Trip from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans Windmills and Volendam

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    What to Expect
    Start this tour from your hotel or any other desired location where your personal guide and drive will pick you up. From there drive to the countryside of the Netherlands and explore the Zaanse Schans, a must see when visiting the Netherlands. At the Zaanse Schans there are over 600 active windmills still used by this day, this is the only place in the Netherlands with so many active windmills. Explore these beautiful windmills and also see the original wooden houses, barns and shops. You also have the option to go see the inside of two windmills (entry fees included). Your guide will give you all the information about the history, culture and give you inside tips about the Zaanse Schans. You also get the option to have some free time to walk around yourself.
    The next stop is at a Dutch fishing town called Volendam, famous for its traditional green timbered houses and famous harbour. At Volendam you are able to see some locals walking around in traditional Dutch clothing. Here your guide will take you on a short tour through the village. See the main sights and learn about Volendam. Volendam is also a great place to pick up some souvenirs. Here you also get the option to have some free time to walk around. After that your guide will bring you back to your hotel.
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    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Had been to Holland many times before but only Amsterdam, so wanted the whole shebang--windmills, cheese, wooden shoes. This tour did not disappoint. Left from main train station in air conditioned bus with great guide. Visited Edam and a cheese factory, stroopwaffel factory, wooden shoes...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Harris L
    Reviewed February 20, 2019

    Amazing impression in one day of Dutch history and culture! Our guid, Alexandra was so friendly and told us a lot about Holland and its history abd culture. The private tour was in a relaxing spacious car. Great experience!

    Date of experience: January 2019
    Thank Marcooshlitt
    Reviewed September 12, 2018

    The 30 minute bus trip from the heart of Amsterdam was well worth it. We were met with spectacular views of these historic mills and houses. There are 8 windmills built from 1574 onwards. We decided to pass up the bike hire and instead walk...More

    Date of experience: April 2018
    Thank Bradfroth
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