1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Zaanse Schans

Amsterdam: This is Holland Ticket and Hop-On Hop-Off Bus

Product ID: 133710
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Explore Amsterdam and the surrounding countryside at your own pace with a 1-day ticket for the hop-on hop-off sightseeing bus. Enjoy bird's eye views at the This is Holland flight experience and more.
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Duration: 4 hours
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  • Get bird's eye views of the Dutch countryside at a unique flight experience
  • Explore the countryside north of Amsterdam by hop-on hop-off bus
  • See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans and explore the fishing village of Volendam
  • Discover the old center of Edam
  • Experience the making of traditional Dutch cheese, with tastings included
  • Explore villages where famous artists have gained inspiration
Full description
Go on a virtual reality flight over Holland at the This is Holland attraction in Amsterdam. Enjoy bird's eye views of the beautiful scenery and get an insight into how the country was formed. Look down on different landscapes with special effects to awaken your senses.

Then, marvel at the scenery with your own eyes on a hop-on hop-off bus tour into the countryside north of the city. Avail of 6 different stops to explore the history and traditions of rural Holland. Use the provided app to take self-guided walking tours of typical villages and historical sights such as the old fishing village of Volendam. There are buses every 45 minutes from each stop which provides the perfect amount of freedom to enjoy your favourite area at your own leisure. Spend as much or as little time at each stop which gives you the flexibility to customize your own trip.

Visit the famous cheese-making town of Edam and admire the ancient windmills at Zaanse Schans. Explore the sacred town of Monnickendam. Learn how cheese is made at the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm of the famous Henri Willig cheese-making family.
  • Entry to 2 This is Holland shows
  • 1-day ticket for the Dutch countryside hop-on hop-off bus
  • Free guided tour at the Henri Willig cheese farm
  • Visit to Zaanse Schans
  • Audio tour by app on board the bus
  • Self-guided walking tours by app at various stops, available in English
  • Countryside guide book with information on the stops, recommended sights of interest and local tips
  • Amsterdam city map
What’s Not Included
  • Meals and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Redeem your voucher at the This is Holland tourist attraction opposite Amsterdam Central Station. Take the free ferry from Central Station in the direction of Buikslotermeer. It's is only a 3-minute boat ride, followed by a 2-minute walk. The check-in desk is located on the ground floor of This is Holland. You will receive your ticket for the hop-on hop-off bus to the villages, cheese farm and windmills at Zaanse Schans. Keep hold of your ticket as you will need to show it every time your board the bus. You will also receive your entry ticket to the This is Holland flight experience. You can visit at your own leisure. This is Holland is located just around the corner of the A'DAM Lookout, Overhoeksplein 51, Amsterdam.

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Important information
What to bring
  • ID card, copy accepted
Know before you go
• Audio tours are available during the bus ride and at each stop via the hop-on hop-off app that you can download on the day of the activity prior to your departure. Download codes are available at the check-in desk located on the ground floor of the This is Holland experience between 9:00 AM and 2:30 PM
• Headphones are available to purchase for € 1.00 per set
• The hop-on hop-off app allows you to see the live location of the bus so that you can always check if it is near the bus stop
• The buses drive in 1 direction only. For example, when you hop off in Volendam, it is not possible to go back to Edam
• Your ticket cannot be reused once you return to Amsterdam
• Participants must be at least 1.02 meters tall to take part in the flight experience at This is Holland
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Holland Ticket Services BV

Product ID: 133710