Amsterdam Countryside Tour, Discover the Original Beauty of the Netherlands!

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Amsterdam Countryside Tour: Volendam, Marken & Windmills

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A visit to The Netherlands would not be complete without having seen the lovely Dutch countryside. Relive the original Dutch lifestyle while a miller takes you behind the scenes of his still working windmill at Zaanse Schans with this Amsterdam countryside tour . Visit the local cheese factory, a clog maker and last but not least, marvel at beautiful views of the IJselmeer during the boat trip between the idyllic villages of Marken and Volendam. Enjoy the amazing Dutch Countryside Tour!

Visit Volendam and the Zaanse Schans during the Amsterdam Countryside Tour

Go on the Dutch Countryside Tour and explore traditional villages, Dutch culture and the iconic windmills. This exclusive excursion will take you on a trip to the beautiful Dutch countryside. Let your guide take you on a tour to iconic windmills, taste cheese at a cheese factory and visit an authentic Dutch bakery! This fun day trip to the Dutch countryside is a must during your holidays in the Netherlands.

Discover the beauty of the Netherlands!

Visit Volendam and Zaanse Schans, two of the most iconic villages in the Dutch country sides. Upon entering these towns you will feel like you stepped into a postcard from the Netherlands. This is where most of the iconic windmills and idyllic scenery in the country are to be found. During the Dutch countryside tour, which lasts for approximately five hours, you will be accompanied by an expert guide who will show you the best sights and provide you with fascinating information about the region (in English and in Spanish). You’ll be able to go inside an old windmill and see how it’s still being used today. In Volendam, you will be invited to a tasting at a traditional cheese factory, which is one of the region’s delicacies. There will also be time for a visit to the town’s historical museum and an authentic old Dutch bakery. You’ll also have some free time during the Dutch countryside tour to do some exploring on your own or to have lunch at one of the traditional restaurants at the lively fishing harbor.




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Damrak 26, Amsterdam



+31 (0)20 420 40 00

Important info

  • Departures:
    Summer season (April 13 – October 29):
    Daily at 09.45 and 15.15 h.
    Winter season (October 30 – April 12):
    This tour has no departures in the winter season
  • Extra information:
    This tour has no departures on April 27 due to Kings Day
  • Duration:
    ± 5 ¼ 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
  • Operated by Tours & Tickets
  • All Tours & Tickets Tours depart from the city center

What’s included?

  • Live Guide in English and Spanish
  • Admission to a beautiful working windmill
  • Admission to the Cheese Factory Volendam incl. Cheese tasting
  • Admission to the Volendam Museum
  • Admission to the Old Dutch Bakery


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