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Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam

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  • Combine three Dutch countryside highlights with no need to rent a car
  • Listen to audio commentary on the motor coach ride to learn more about Dutch history
  • Entrance to a historic windmill in Zaanse Schans
Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam
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Combine visits to Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans—three top sites in the Dutch countryside—on this tour from Amsterdam. Choose from a half-day or full-day tour, and opt to join a ferry cruise from Volendam to Marken (summer season only). Listen to an audio guide during the coach ride, and stop to see a shoemaker fashion traditional clogs, a group of Holland’s famous windmills, and a cheese factory.

What to Expect

Make your way to a central Amsterdam meeting point to board the coach bus, which will transport you to three famous Dutch countryside sites. In your comfy seat, listen to an audio guide, narrating the history, culture, and traditions of your destinations: the North Holland villages of Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans.

While the driving is taken care of, enjoy the Dutch countryside, passing areas of land reclaimed from water, called polders, and dikes.

Arrive at Zaanse Schans to see the well-preserved windmills, some from the 17th century. Entry to one windmill is included.

Back on the coach, continue to Marken and Volendam, with 45-minute stops at each. See traditional fishing boats and visit a dairy for a demonstration and samples. You’ll watch traditional clogs being made at a local shoemaker. In summer, a ferry ride between the towns is included.

The full-day tour includes longer stops at each destination. When the tour is complete, relax on the way back to Amsterdam for drop-off.

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Reviewed yesterday
"Perfect day in Dutch country"

Perfect place to experience Dutch countryside just outside Amsterdam. Beautiful windmills, pretty gardens and delicious cheese made by the locals. Highly recommended.

Thank Anjum01
Reviewed 2 days ago
Perfect Tour

It was great experience..' Highly recommended .. Well organized , Great timing , Tour Guide (Sandra) is wonderful , The guy (forgot the name ) was super by all meansMore

Thank iyad a
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear iyad a, Thank you for this 5-star review! It makes us more than happy to know you had such a great experience during the Countryside and Windmills tour you joined with us and our fantastic colleague Sandra. It is indeed a very informative way...More

Reviewed 4 days ago
Great day out

All the staff were very welcoming and extremely entertaining. Our pianist bus driver made could have been a boring bus trip very entertaining. The staff interacted at all the stops with those on the tour. The tour itself was interesting and very different to anything...More

Thank Maria W
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Maria W, Thank you very much for your 5-star review and for your recommendation! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Countryside & Windmills tour. A lot can be learned about the history of Holland and customers get the chance to explore...More

Reviewed 1 week ago
Good place to hang out

Being there with friend and we enjoyed see the place and a lot pic we taken , nice windmill to see inside an many store to selling souvenir and little food forhe guest. We stay there longer and enjoy the rest of view

Thank mei x
Reviewed 1 week ago
FAST-PACED - Volendam, Marken and Windmills Tour

The tour was ok, a little rushed, and very 'marketed'. I feel that if this was a day tour, instead of a 1/2 day tour, it would be better. If a full day tour was offered, you would have time to look around, explore, take...More

2  Thank Serenity_of_Scotland
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Dear Serenity_of_Scotland, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. The Netherlands has a lot of special places and our countryside is certainly one of them. We try to show all our guests the highlights that we, as Dutch, are very proud of....More

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Response from ChiquiBonita | Reviewed this property |
The tour takes around 6 hours...
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Response from Chithalka_Ambrose | Reviewed this property |
Its on the other side of the central station across the river / stream. Take the ferry across and go left to the last building
Faustina C
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Response from Patrick W | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately with this crowd, every day is the same. You meet on a crowded street downtown and then follow your guide about 3/4 mile to the waiting bus. Make sure you are close to the guide because they go off an leave you... More
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