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Charm of Holland Tour

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Visit the most charming and beautiful places in the Netherlands on the Charm of Holland Tour. During this tour you will visit Volendam, Zaanse Schans, Edam and Marken. These picturesque towns are truly must-sees when you visit the Netherlands. These places will make you feel like you stepped into a postcard. During this tour you will also see the world-famous windmills and some of them are even in use today! These windmills are also open to the public so you will be able to go inside one and learn about the mechanics of a windmills.

Go on the Charm of Holland Tour

During the Charm of Holland Tour you will visit some of the most amazing places of the Netherlands. Visit Volendam, Zaanse Schans, Edam and Marken to see the traditional Dutch countryside. Besides that, you will go on a fun cheese tasting session, a live demonstration of a clog maker and you can visit one of the world-famous windmills that are still in use. To top it all of, you will enjoy a tasty lunch at a fish restaurant and a boat trip on the Ijsselmeer. During this tour you will be accompanied by a professional guide that is fluent in English, Spanish and German.

Discover the best of the Netherlands

Discover the true beauty of the Netherlands and have fun on this special full-day trip. The excursion departs from Damrak 26, just a few steps away from Amsterdam Central Station. You will enjoy a sightseeing bus trip that will take you to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Edam. In the picturesque village of Volendam, you will go on a boat cruise on the IJsselmeer lake. There will also be a tasting at a traditional Holland cheese factory and a demonstration by one of the few remaining professional clog makers. Your expert guide will accompany you on guided walks through all the villages of traditional Holland and provide you with fascinating information about the sights. You will also be invited inside an actual working windmill and a traditional Holland bakery. The excursion also includes a lunch at a traditional Holland fish restaurant and there are opportunities to purchase souvenirs such as clogs, ceramics, tulips and much more. See the colorful costumes of the locals and experience the culture at these authentic Dutch villages.




Tours and Tickets


Damrak 26, Amsterdam



+31 (0) 20 420 4000

Important info

  • Departures:
    Summer season (March 23 – October 29):
    Daily at 09.45 h.
    Winter season (October 30 – March 22):
    Mon, Thu and Sat at 09.45 h.
  • Extra information:
    This tour has no departures on April 27 due to Kings Day (national holiday)
  • Duration:
    ± 8 h.
  • Check-in:
    30 min. before departure at Damrak 26
  • Group size
    Max 26. pers.
  • Child age and price:
    0-3 years: free
    4-13 years: child ticket

What’s included?

  • Live Guide in English, Spanish and German
  • Walking tours in Zaanse Schans, Edam and Volendam
  • Admission to a working windmill
  • Boat trip on the Ijsselmeer
  • Demonstration by a clog maker
  • Lunch at a traditional Holland fish restaurant
  • Admission to the Cheese Factory Volendam incl. cheese tasting
  • Admission to the Old Dutch Bakery



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