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Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam

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  • Combine three Dutch countryside highlights with no need to rent a car
  • Listen to audio commentary on the motor coach ride to learn more about Dutch history
  • Entrance to a historic windmill in Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam
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Combine visits to Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans—three top sites in the Dutch countryside—on this tour from Amsterdam. Choose from a half-day or full-day tour, and opt to join a ferry cruise from Volendam to Marken (summer season only). Listen to an audio guide during the coach ride, and stop to see a shoemaker fashion traditional clogs, a group of Holland’s famous windmills, and a cheese factory.

What to Expect

Make your way to a central Amsterdam meeting point to board the coach bus, which will transport you to three famous Dutch countryside sites. In your comfy seat, listen to an audio guide, narrating the history, culture, and traditions of your destinations: the North Holland villages of Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans.

While the driving is taken care of, enjoy the Dutch countryside, passing areas of land reclaimed from water, called polders, and dikes.

Arrive at Zaanse Schans to see the well-preserved windmills, some from the 17th century. Entry to one windmill is included.

Back on the coach, continue to Marken and Volendam, with 45-minute stops at each. See traditional fishing boats and visit a dairy for a demonstration and samples. You’ll watch traditional clogs being made at a local shoemaker. In summer, a ferry ride between the towns is included.

The full-day tour includes longer stops at each destination. When the tour is complete, relax on the way back to Amsterdam for drop-off.

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Reviewed 2 days ago
A must see.

We went to see zaanse schans by public transport which we found easy to do. It really is a must see to understand how life was like in the Netherlands. Everyone in the various windmills were very friendly and helpful. There were lots people visiting...More

Thank Isobel M
Reviewed 2 days ago
Working windmill - AMAZING

It was so much fun seeing the workings of a real windmill. They can move the blades to take advantage of the wind direction. Climbed to the top of the mill.

Thank Sherry R
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
Wonderful Way to See Holland

We enjoyed every minute of our tour out into the countryside of Holland! The audio guide that played for us on headsets was very informative, and each of the stops were amazing! Beware though that the bus sometimes leaves early! Our teenaged daughters went to...More

Thank IngotMcclan
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear IngotMcclan, After an unusual start of the tour, we are pleased to hear that you were soon reunited with your daughter at the first stop. We are therefore even more happy that you enjoyed every minute of the excursion and that you thought the...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Very bed experience

I have to be concise, guide lady from spain said that we should be aware of pickpocketing done by people who coming from Eastern Europe. Very rude, very offensive.More

Thank Ivan K
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Ivan, Thank you for your feedback. We are very sorry to hear that you felt offended by a comment from our guide, that is by all means never our intention. It is our main goal to make sure everybody is enjoying the tour and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fantastic Tour!!

Went on this tour on our last day in Amsterdam, and my wife and I loved it! We took the long tour which started at about 12:00 pm. There were about 30 or so people on the tour and the guides, Juan and unfortunately I...More

3  Thank Neal F
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Neal F, Thank you very much for your enthusiastic and detailed review! The experience of our customers is of great importance to us and therefore we are very delighted to hear that you enjoyed this varied tour with a lot of sights. We are...More

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14 June 2018|
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Response from Neal F | Reviewed this property |
Yes it does...we got back around 7pm.
30 May 2018|
Response from Srini V | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. My 12 was considered adult.