There’s more to the Netherlands than just Amsterdam! Visit the charming villages of Edam, Volendan, Marken, and Zaanse Schans in the Dutch countryside.
This tour begins at Central Station in Amsterdam where our bus will then take you into the Dutch countryside. Our first stop is Zaanse Schans, where you’ll be able to take pictures of those typical Dutch windmills still in use today. From there we head to the Waterland area, passing through the beautiful villages of Edam, Volendam, and Marken. In Edam, walk through historic sites like where the famous Cheese Market used to take place. Near Volendam we’ll visit a cheese producer, where the cheese master will explain how they produce Gouda and Edam cheese. We’ll be stopping at a clog factory too, where you will discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Finally, travel back in time to the 17th century as we walk by cozy fishermen houses in Marken, the fishing harbor, and the Protestant church.
Want to join this tour? Here are the details:
This tour meets at Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, near the front door of the NH Barbizon Hotel, in front of the Central Station. Meet your guide at 8:00AM, the bus leaves at 8:15AM.
Included on this tour is: a Spanish speaking guide, English audio guide, bus, entrance to the cheese farm, cheese tasting, and entrance to the clog workshop.
The duration of this tour is approximately 6 hours and is 35€ per a person.
Reservations are required! Book 24 hours before to save your spot.
Language: Note that the tour guide will deliver this tour in Spanish. He/she will provide you free audio guide and headphones in the English language. The audio guides must be returned to the tour guide at the end of the tour. Feel free to ask any questions that you might have during the tour. Even though the tour is delivered in Spanish, all of our tour guides speak English and will be pleased to help you during the visit.
Traveling with luggage? You may keep your luggage on the bus during this tour. Our buses are private and will keep your belongings while you enjoy the visit.
This tour is operated by our partners at Amsterdam Guías & Tours.