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Amsterdam: Day Ticket Public Transport to Waterland Region

1. Amsterdam: Day Ticket Public Transport to Waterland Region

Head out into the Dutch countryside on one of Holland’s loveliest bus routes, taken by local Amsterdammers every day. Travel along a route through the Waterland region as you discover century-old dikes, eat pancakes in tiny villages, and pass by the homes of the 17th-century rich and famous on this quintessentially Dutch experience. Start your journey at the meeting point where you will exchange your voucher. Hop aboard your comfortable bus and within minutes, commence your ride to one of the most picturesque regions. Witness some of the classic postcard images of the Netherlands with landmarks like windmills, quaint facades, bikes and boats gliding through rural countryside with cows, clogs, farms, and home-made cheese. Become acquainted with Noord-Holland, also known as the backyard of Amsterdam. This regions is filled with quaint villages and towns like Volendam, Marken, Broek in Waterland, Edam and Monnickendam. Get a sense of how the Netherlands might have looked in the old days, with cobblestoned streets all around. The Unesco area De Beemster is also located here, renowned for its cheese production and authentic windmills. And the perfect way to explore all this like a local, yet in style, is by bus when you can hop-on and hop-off any time you want.

Amsterdam: Keukenhof & Dutch Countryside Small Group Tour

2. Amsterdam: Keukenhof & Dutch Countryside Small Group Tour

This tour starts with a scenic ride to the bulb flower fields around Lisse and the Keukenhof Gardens. During the Spring season, you can see a fantastic display of flower carpets as far as the eye can see. The highlight of this tour is the breathtakingly beautiful Keukenhof, with gardens featuring more than 400 acres of flowers, trees, and fountains. Truly the home of the tulip. After spending about 3,5 hours in the gardens, continue to the windmill village Zaanse Schans. Watch live demonstrations of artisans at work, including a clog maker crafting the famous wooden shoes of the Netherlands. There will be some free time to explore the village on your own before traveling through the distinctive polders of the Beemster area. The tour ends in the beautiful seaside village of Volendam. This traditional Dutch fishing village has been a popular tourist attraction since 1875. It is best known for its beautifully painted wooden houses perched on docks overlooking canals that line the water. People from all over come to see the small buildings, buy souvenirs for those at home or themselves, and take photos in traditional Dutch costumes.

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Our tour guide is very knowledgeable, informative and a good driver.. Definitely a 5 stars….