Private countryside tour: the highlights of Holland with guide and car

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Duration: 5 hours

Departs: Amsterdam, Amsterdam

Ticket Type: Mobile or paper ticket accepted

Free cancellation

Up to 24 hours in advance.

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Immerse yourself in Dutch culture, history, and cuisine on a private 6-hour countryside tour.

Comfortable and swift transportation takes you from the tourist crowds of Amsterdam and into the heart of Holland.

Enjoy engaging commentary from your guide as you taste local cheese, stroll past windmills, and try on wooden shoes.

Tour highlights include Zaanse Schans, the fishing village of Marken, Volendam, and more.

Get the personalized experience of a private tour Discover Holland through the eyes of a local Relax in all-inclusive private transportation Take a break from the busy streets of Amsterdam

What's Included

Air-conditioned vehicle

All Fees and Taxes

Bottled water

Private transportation

WiFi on board

Traveler Information

  • TRAVELER: Age: 0 - 120

Additional Info

  • COVID-19 vaccination required for guides
  • Gear/equipment sanitised between use
  • Hand sanitiser available to travellers and staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Service animals allowed
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Face masks provided for travellers
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitised

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.

What To Expect

Zaanse Schans
Here we have the opportunity to visit the best windmills in Holland. In the Seventeenth Century the Zaanse Schans was the biggest industrial area in the world. A Dutch windmill basically was a little factory. Each windmill was custom build for producing various products like paint, cooking oil, paper and wood. On the bank of the river Zaan hundreds of windmills were grinding, pounding, sawing and crushing. Products of the Zaanse Schans were exported all over the world. The dozen windmills on the Zaanse Schans are still fully operational. On a good windy day we’ll see them turning at full speed. Entrance to one of the windmills is included in this tour.

2 hours • Admission Ticket Included

Volendam is build on a dike next to het IJsselmeer and is famous for the picturesque harbor. The old fisherman’s quarter is called the Maze. It’s a labyrinth of alleyways and dwarf sized houses. Volendam is perfect to try some Dutch seafood. Most famous is raw herring with pickles and onions. It’s not as bad as it sounds. It’s actually very tender and tastes a bit like sushi, only fishier. Most of our guests actually finish it! Another dish is kibbeling, battered and deep fried pieces of codfish served with tartar sauce. Volendam has a pretty large variety of bars and restaurants where it’s possible to try local beer and/or have lunch.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

Marken used to be an island in the open sea but now it’s a quaint peninsula in the fresh water lake IJsselmeer. Several houses and even small neighborhoods are listed as national cultural monument and here it’s also possible to have lunch, in a cafe on the waterside.

60 minutes • Admission Ticket Free

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