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Marken, Volendam, Windmills & Amsterdam Combination Tour

Highlights

  • Experience Amsterdam and the Dutch countryside on a combination city and country tour
  • Discover Amsterdam's famous canals
  • See diamonds traditionally polished at a diamond factory
  • Taste cheese at the Cheese Factory Volendam
  • Visit a clogmaker on the former island of Marken
  • See the picturesque windmills of Zaanse Schans

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Key Details

Tour Duration
8.5 hours
Live guide
Spanish, English, German
Audio Guide/Headphones
Spanish, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, English, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, Russian

Meeting point

Excursion passengers can check-in at Damrak no. 26 (near the Central Train station). Please make sure to be at the office 30 minutes prior to tour departure time.

Overview

Enjoy a comprehensive tour and explore Amsterdam and the Dutch Countryside! View the canals of Amsterdam, visit windmills at Zaanse Schans, taste Edam at the Cheese Factory in Volendam, and choose your shoes at the clogmaker on former island Marken!

Description

Take a 9-hour tour of the Dutch countryside and the city of Amsterdam on a combination full-day excursion. Departing from a central location in Amsterdam, you will first start of your city sightseeing tour of Amsterdam. An expert guide will show you how Amsterdam can claim the largest historical city center in Europe, and take you to admire the city’s legendary canals. Travel along the Dam, the central square of Amsterdam, and site of the Royal Palace and the Netherlands National Monument. View the famous skinny bridge of the Magere Brug.

Continue to the Albert Cuyp Market, and see beautiful houses along the canals. Finally, you will go to a windmill on the Amstel River, before visiting a diamond factory, where you will see how diamonds are traditionally polished.

Now, head for the countryside of Holland. View famous windmills, fishing villages and traditional Dutch costumes.

On this part of the tour you will visit a wooden shoemaker, where you will get a demonstration of how a wooden block is changed into a wooden shoe in a matter of minutes. Now walk through the quaint island community of Marken, to the harbor. On the way you can spot traditional Dutch costumes, instantly recognizable from tourist postcards and posters. 

Your group will also get to visit the Cheese Factory Volendam, where the friendly staff will tell you everything about cheese. Of course, you'll also get to enjoy some yummy tasters! After the Cheese Factory, enjoy some free time for strolling around, or have lunch in one of the many fish restaurants. 

Besides Volendam, the windmills of the Zaanse Schans are a highlight of the tour. In this historical village, windmills are beautifully restored and completely functional. The historical wooden warehouses complete the picture. At the end, your guide will bring you back to the Central Station of Amsterdam.

What's Included

  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • GPS guided tour
  • Entrance fees
  • Volendam to Marken cruise (Summer only)

What's Not Included

  • Gratuities
  • Lunch

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Customer Reviews

(19 Reviews)
4/5 stars
Very well planned and excellent guider.

Good value for the money.

5/5 stars
Successful trip

a great day trip, really recommend it. all of the employees make a big effort, the tour is led in several languages (German, Italian, English, Spanish, French)

4/5 stars
Excellent Tour and guide

I now know why there are so many windmills in the Netherlands......windy is an understatement. Regardless of the weather, we had a great time. Zaamse Schans is unique and beautiful. The cheese factory tour was okay...nothing special, but still interesting. Volendam was also lovely. We enjoyed the day very much. I really recomend this trip to see windmills and The Netherlands traditions! Nice way to see the countryside. Excellent tour...little crowded though and wish we had more time at the Windmills. Very informative guides and trip to fishing village was great. Thoroughly enjoyed the trip. Good value for money. The lady guide and driver were very good. Righly recommend.

5/5 stars
very good! wonderfull!!!!

I and my familly liked very much this tour!! wehad a wonderfull day

3/5 stars
Very nice, entertaining combination tour

The guides could have been a little bit more informative, but they don't have an easy job when you realize that they're translating what they say into three or four languages. I was never board. The visit to the diamond factory was a welcome change. I would recommend this tour.

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Product ID: 2595