Giethoorn and Zaanse Schans Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

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Departs: Amsterdam, Amsterdam

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This tour is a must for anyone who wants to visit the two of the most popular places in Holland! Board an air-conditioned bus. In 20 minutes you will arrive at the Zaanse Schans, an open air museum absolutely worthwhile your visit. See a typical Dutch clog shop and visit a cheese factory. See the various original still working windmills and the Dutch artisans. You can glance over their shoulders while they are performing their crafts. Learn about the impressive windmill history that set off the Golden Age in the Netherlands. Next enjoy the ride through the Dutch polders, reclaimed land, to the fairytale like village of Giethoorn, also known as “the Venice of the North. Next up, a one hour guided boat tour. You will be in awe of the sights of the surroundings, ducking under picturesque bridges the captain will tell you the impressive history of the Giethoorn. You will have time explore the village on your own, on foot or by bike, You can also enjoy a delicious meal!


What's Included

1-Hour Boatcruise

Bottled water


Live commentary on board

What's Not Included


Traveler Information

  • ADULT: Age: 3 - 99

Additional Info

  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide

Cancellation Policy

What To Expect

Zaanse Schans
See a typical Dutch clog shop and learn how and why these wooden shoes were made. Visit the cheese factory.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Free

Next stop is Giethoorn, typically referred to as ‘Venice of the North’. As cars aren’t allowed, transportation is traditionally on foot, by bike, or by boat. You can experience how the Dutch live with and on the water. Learn about the outstanding water-management techniques of the Dutch and you can see the beautiful farmhouses and the many picturesque bridges of this idyllic village with merely 2500 inhabitants.

• Admission Ticket Free

On your 1-hour boat trip you'll sail past beautifully restored thatched-roof farmhouses, under bridges, and cross lake Bovenwijde.

• Admission Ticket Free

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