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Small Group Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam and Old Villages Tour from Amsterdam Including Dutch Schnapps Tasting

  • Benefit from the small group size for a more personal experience
  • Travel with ease in a minibus and enjoy views of Holland’s countryside
  • Visit traditional villages and working factories for insight into the region
Small Group Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam and Old Villages Tour from Amsterdam Including Dutch Schnapps Tasting
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Small Group Zaanse Schans Windmills, Volendam and Old Villages Tour from Amsterdam Including Dutch Schnapps Tasting

Holland is known for its unique merchant and industrial history, but this is often overlooked by those visiting the vibrant, modern capital. Learn more about traditional Dutch culture with a small group tour from Amsterdam, that includes Zaanse Schans’ windmills, Volendam’s fishing harbor and a wooden shoe factory. Travel with ease in a private minibus, and get an authentic taste of Holland with included cheese and schnapps tasting.

What to Expect

Begin your tour at a location near Amsterdam’s Central Station. Meet your guide and group, and then board your private minibus, setting off to Zaanse Schans, a recreated windmill village to the north of the capital. Visit a range of different mills and gain insight into country’s industrial history.

Next, travel to the fishing village of Volendam and tour its harbor, dike, and typical green timbered buildings. Pose for a snap in a traditional Dutch outfit, and pause for lunch in a local restaurant (own expense).

Afterward, do a cheese tasting at a nearby factory in Waterland, sampling some proper Dutch cheese, and visit a wooden shoe factory to watch the process of clog carving. Take the opportunity to savor some Dutch schnapps, before visiting the traditional villages of Monnickendam and Broek on the journey back to Amsterdam.

Conclude your journey back at your original point of departure.

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Experince

It was a real treat to be on this tour with Teun. Very knowledgeable, friendly and made the group feel relaxed. All questions were answered in a story telling way which made the information very easy to understand. Will definitely recommend to our friends who...More

Thank islang55
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Excellent tour that's worth the money

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and friendly. We had a full tour of wind mill town and cheese and shoe factory. We had plenty of time to enjoy each travel site and I thought it was very nice of our guide to take us...More

Thank Tae Joon L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Five Stars for this small group tour in a minivan

Most of the tours we looked at booking involved a tour bus. After reading reviews on TripAdvisor, we opted for booking this small group tour through TripAdvisor, and we are so glad that we did! Rose was our guide for this tour. She was knowledgeable...More

Thank Keswick87
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a small group tour. There were 8 people on ours and two other groups of 8. We sometimes were at the same place at the same time, but not always. We started at Zaanse Schans. This is an outdoor history museum with many...More

1  Thank ATGre
Reviewed May 12, 2018

The whole day was great.Tuen was our guide and he was very knowledgable, easy going and fun. The windmills were beautiful, we were not rushed at any time. We were taken to small villages and were able to walk through them which was beautiful. We...More

Thank 711Jwhyte
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Nancy L
June 9, 2018|
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Response from csaduck | Reviewed this property |
Our tour was about 5 1/2 hours from start to finish.
Mandira K
April 14, 2018|
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Response from csaduck | Reviewed this property |
You get a more in depth tour of the windmills and other sights. It is more leasure speed. If you are older this is the one to take. You can walk slower. You also have time to ask plenty of questions, take loads of photos and... More
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