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Zaanse Schans : The Windmill Village Boat Tour from Amsterdam

Duration: 6 Hrs
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  • Your excursion begins with a 2-hour cruise on the river Zaan- you'll pass along one of the world's oldest industrial areas as you do.
  • Look out for the world's largest cocoa and petrol port: the Port of Amsterdam, as you're headed towards the Windmill Village.
  • From where you stand, you'll have grand panoramic views of striking Holland. The deck of the ship guarantees great sightseeing and photo opportunities.
  • Dock at the famous Zaanse Schans- a must-visit for all first-timers in the city. Discover the Windmill Village in all its glory at your own pace (for 2 hours).
  • Breathe in the smell of fresh cookies at the bakery museum, learn all about clogs at the clog warehouse, sample cheese at the cheese factory, and gaze out at the massive windmills of this village.
  • After exploring Zaanse Schans for 2 hours, your boat will be waiting to sail you back to Amsterdam.
  • Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish & Italian
  • Children aged 3-13 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

From Amsterdam: Windmills, Edam and Volendam Tour

Duration: 5.5 Hrs
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  • Escape the bustle of the city with this half-day guided tour of the classic Dutch countryside.
  • After your pick-up, you will be driven in a luxury coach to windmill haven - Zaanse Schans.
  • Famous for its windmills that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries, this village is a must-visit.
  • Watch live demonstrations of craftsmen at work, and then explore the village at your own pace.
  • Next, move on to Edam, the pearl of the Zuiderzee, whose ancient streets and canals are etched by beautiful 17th-century buildings.
  • These buildings include the Carillon Tower, the Great Church, and the town hall.
  • Pro-Tip: Check out the public weighing house, where to date Edam cheese is sold every Wednesday.
  • The last part of your tour will take you to the picturesque seaside village of Volendam.
  • Shop for souvenirs here, and get pictures clicked in traditional Dutch costumes.
  • Your guide will lead you on a walk through the oldest parts of the city, such as St. Vincent’s Church, the wooden Stolphoevekerk, and the Visafslag (Fish Auction).
  • Infants aged 3 and under can enter for free. Children aged 4-12 enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).
  • Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 48 hours before the schedule.