Day Trip to the windmills of the Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Edam


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Duration: 6 hours

Departs: Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Overview

Take advantage of this three in one Holland day trip! Enjoy a stroll down the phenomenal Zaanse Schans and marvel at the sight of colourful authentic Dutch windmills! See how artisans perform their traditional crafts. Learn how and why the typical Dutch wooden clogs were made. Next you will visit Volendam and Marken. You will definitely be dazzled by the incredible sights of these two nostalgic fishermens villages. The villages are two of Holland’s most popular tourist destinations! This eye-opening tour covers all highlights of the open air museum the Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken. Included is the ferry crossing fee over the IJselmeer from Volendam to Marken.
On the peninsula of Marken you will enter a world where time has ceased to exist. This remarkable tour is a must see for anyone wanting to get to know Holland!


What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

What's Not Included

Lunch


Traveler Information

  • INFANT: Age: 0 - 2
  • CHILD: Age: 3 - 11
  • YOUTH: Age: 12 - 18
  • ADULT: Age: 19 - 69
  • SENIOR: Age: 70 - 90

Additional Info

  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Public transportation options are available nearby

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours before the scheduled departure time.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Experience may be cancelled due to Insufficient travelers

What To Expect

Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans is one of the popular tourist attractions of the Netherlands and an anchor point of the European Route of Industrial Heritage (ERIH). It actually is n open air museum. It has gorgeous sights of colorful windmills and you can observe local craftsmen executing their daily work. The neighbourhood attracts well over a million visitors a year.

3 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Experience Volendam
Originally, Volendam was the location of the harbor of the nearby Edam. In 1357, the inhabitants of Edam dug a shorter canal to the Zuiderzee with its own separate harbor. The original harbor was then dammed and used for land reclamation. Farmers and local fishermen settled there, forming the community of Vollendam, which literally means 'Filled dam'. In the early part of the 20th century it became an artists' retreat, both Picasso and Renoir spent time here.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Original House of Marken
Marken is a timeless incredible village in the province of North Holland, Netherlands. It had a population of 1,810 as of 2012 and is located in forms a peninsula in the Markermeer and was formerly an island in the Zuiderzee. The characteristic wooden houses of Marken are a great tourist attraction.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Included






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