Day trip

Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam & Marken Bus Tour

Activity provider: Camaleon Tours

Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam & Marken Bus Tour

Activity provider: Camaleon Tours
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Explore the traditional 17th-century houses and windmills of the Dutch countryside on a tour of Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Edam, and Marken from Amsterdam.

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Duration 8 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English

Experience

Itinerary
7 hours
  • Amsterdam

  • 20 minutes
  • Zaanse Schans

  • Wooden shoe factory

  • Windmills

  • Edam

  • Cheese tasting

  • Volendam

  • Marken

  • 30 minutes
  • Amsterdam

Pickup included
Main stop
Other stop
Highlights
  • See the 17th-century houses and preserved windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Stop at a farm to sample authentic edam and gouda cheeses
  • Watch a clog demonstration to see how traditional Dutch shoes are made
  • Learn how the Dutch created their polders from the sea
  • Stroll among the colorful houses of Volendam to experience a traditional Dutch fishing village
Full description

Visit Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, and Marken on a guided bus tour from Amsterdam. Admire the famous windmills of Zaanse Schans, attend a clog-making demonstration, and sample Edam and Gouda cheese.

Depart Amsterdam by luxury bus on this exciting tour and head north of the city to see the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans on the banks of the river Zaan. Explore the traditional 17th-century houses and a collection of beautifully preserved windmills from the nation’s industrial heritage. Continue on to visit Edam, a beautiful town known worldwide for its cheese. Enjoy a cheese tasting and an exciting clog demonstration. Before the end of the day, go to Volendam and Marken, passing many authentic polders, the name given to land reclaimed from the sea. Wander down narrow streets, past colorful houses and visit the harbors full of fishing boats.

You will have some free time to shop for souvenirs and sample the local fish specialties. Back in Amsterdam, you will be dropped off at the meeting point.

Includes
  • Transportation by a comfortable private coach
  • Tour guide
  • Visit the famous windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Clog making demonstration
  • Cheese tasting
  • Food and drink
  • Ticket inside a windmill at Zaanse Schans (optional)
  • Tips

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Meeting point

De Ruijterkade 153, 1011AC Amsterdam (main entrance of the Bowling Alley "Aloha"). Your guide will be dressed in green so that they are easily recognizable.

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Important information

Know before you go

  • On April 27, the time of departure is 8:30 AM because of King's Day
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.8 /5

based on 1079 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    4.8/5
  • Transportation
    4.8/5
  • Value for money
    4.7/5
  • Safety
    4.8/5

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A wonderful daytrip that I can highly recommend to others. Our guide Juliett and driver Leo were so nice and had so much exciting things to tell. And we visited so many beautiful places. Me and my friend loved every minute of the tour and felt we have just enough time to do and see everything we wanted to. Thank you Juliett and Leo for a lovely trip.

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June 19, 2022

Our guide Bevo (?) was the best. He’s very good at organizing and thoroughly stated the historical and the cultural of Netherland. He’s very patient to answered any questions that was asked. He’s the best guide we’ve encountered in the 7 tours we took in Amsterdam. The villages are so wonderful and prestigious, they look like fairy land!

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June 9, 2022

It was a great tour to get out of the busy city and enjoy the countryside. We were with the Spanish and English group so we basically got so much information from both guides! Thank you Dani for all your recommendations and knowledge of all the places we went to

May 15, 2022

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