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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Marken
  4. Zaanse Schans

Amsterdam: Guided Dutch Countryside Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

Product ID: 360815
Explore the Dutch countryside on a hop-on hop-off tour with a live guide. Enjoy sightseeing, taking a boat ride between Volendam and Marken, trying cheese at a local establishment, and watching a demonstration by a clog maker.
About this activity
Duration: 6 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, German, Italian
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Explore the Dutch countryside with a local guide on this hop-on hop-off tour
  • Take advantage of multiple daily departures from Amsterdam Central Station
  • Enjoy a scenic boat ride between Volendam and Marken
  • Learn the secrets of the Dutch countryside from your professional guide
  • Taste traditionally made Dutch cheese in Volendam
Full description
Departing from Amsterdam Central Station at your selected time-slot, this guided hop-on hop-off tour takes you through the most popular villages of the Dutch countryside. Learn from your local guide as they tell you all you need to know about the picturesque Dutch countryside. The GPS audio guide on the bus will also provide you with extra information to make the most of your tour.

The first stop of this tour is the famous windmill village of Zaanse Schans, where you can visit a real working windmill. Up next is Volendam, where you get the chance to taste real Dutch cheese at the Cheese Factory Volendam and get some syrup waffles at the old Dutch bakery, Woltje’s.

Afterwards, take a scenic boat ride from Volendam to Marken. In Marken, experience a live demonstration by a clog maker. Then check out the famous harbor of Monnickendam and see the painted houses in the picturesque Broek in Waterland.
  • Hop-on hop-off tour with an English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • GPS audio guide in the bus in 5 languages
  • Departure from Amsterdam Central Station
  • Boat ride between Volendam and Marken
  • Visit to The Cheese Factory and the Old Dutch Bakery in Volendam
  • Live demonstration by a clog maker
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

• Show your (smartphone) ticket at the Tours & Tickets shop, located at IJ-hal, De Ruijterkade 34, Amsterdam • Please arrive 20 minutes before departure time • You can only start the tour from Amsterdam

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Important information
Know before you go
• Please be aware that the buses drive in one direction only. For example: when you hop off at Marken, it is not possible to go back to Volendam
• You can only start the tour from Amsterdam
• When you return to Amsterdam you are not able to re-use your bus ticket
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Product ID: 360815