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From Amsterdam: Villages and Windmills Tour

Product ID: 105098
Discover the charms of the villages of Volendam, Marken and Edam, just a short distance from Amsterdam. See the Zaanse Schans windmills as well.
About this activity
Duration: 3 - 8 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore historic villages located just a few kilometers from Amsterdam
  • Visit the famous Zaanse Schans windmills
  • Learn how the famous Dutch clogs and cheeses are produced
Full description
The first stop on this 8-hour trip from Amsterdam will be the windmills in Zaanse Schans. Continue to the region of Waterland, and visit the villages of Edam, Volendam and Marken. Your guide will tell you about the history of each place and the churches and traditional houses of the 15th century.

Visit a factory where the clogs popular in this part of the country are made. Learn how they produce world-famous Dutch cheeses as well.

Spend some of your free time enjoying a meal (not included in the tour price), before returning to Amsterdam at around 5:30 PM.
Includes
  • Spanish- or English-speaking guide
  • Map of the city and recommendations about the area
  • Round-trip transportation by bus
  • Clog and cheese factory visits
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 / 5

based on 126 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    4.6 / 5
  • Organization
    4.6 / 5
  • Value for money
    4.7 / 5
  • Safety
    4.7 / 5
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I was with 2 other English speakers on this tour and our guide, Mar, was exceptional. She made sure to accommodate us at each stop (we were within a larger group of Spanish speakers) and gave a great timeline and history of the Dutch people. She and the other guides held a wealth of knowledge and were very kind throughout each stop, especially when the weather turned during what was supposed to be part of the walking tour. Overall wonderful!

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March 2, 2020

The tour was in Spanish, 4 villages, the guide told the story of different places where we drove and were. The group had an informative presentation on how to make cheeses with tasting, how to make clogs, how to make waffles. At each such presentation, there was a store where you could buy what you liked. I liked everything, I advise

December 25, 2019

Great tour, intersting and very informative. Paola and Said the guides were great, they mada it more special

February 23, 2020

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Product ID: 105098