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Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam and Marken Tour

Product ID: 229862
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Discover the charms of the Dutch countryside on this day trip from Amsterdam and visit the picturesque towns of Edam, Volendam, Marken, and Zaanse Schans. Learn about Dutch culture, admire quintessential Dutch lighthouses, and explore a cheese factory.
About this activity
Duration 6.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Spanish
Audio guide/headphones
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Admire the typical Dutch windmill at Zaanse Schans
  • Visit a local cheese producer to learn about Edam and Gouda Cheese
  • Learn about the traditional wooden clog shoe at a clog factory
Full description
Immerse yourself in the culture of the Netherlands on this amazing tour through the jewels of the Dutch countryside. The tour starts from Amsterdam’s Central Station and heads to the first destination of the day, Zaanse Schans. Spend some time admiring the typical Dutch windmills of the town, and learn about how they are still used today.

Next, drive to the Waterland area to arrive at the second stop of the tour, Edam. Walk around some of the town’s most historical sites, including the town square where the famous cheese market used to take place. Then head to Volendam to visit a local cheese producer and learn from the cheese master about the production of Edam and Gouda cheeses.

Head towards a clog factory next to discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Then, travel back in time to the 17th century as you wander through the fishermen’s houses in the Marken, and explore this quintessential fishing village.
Includes
  • Tour guide in Spanish*
  • Audio guide for English speakers
  • Transportation by bus
  • Entrance to the cheese farm
  • Cheese tasting
  • Entrance to the clog workshop
  • Note that the tour guide will deliver this tour in Spanish. He/she will provide you free English audio guide to the English speaking guests. And at the cheese and wooden shoe factory, we split the group for live Spanish and English explanation. The audio guides must be returned to the tour guide at the end of the tour. Feel free to ask any questions that you might have during the tour. Even though the tour is delivered in Spanish, all of our tour guides speak English and will be pleased to help you during the visit.
What’s Not Included
  • Any food or beverage not specified in “included”

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Meeting point

Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, near the front door of the NH Collection Amsterdam Barbizon Palace (close to St. Nicolaas Kerk)

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Bus not adapted for wheelchair access
* Language: Note that the tour guide will deliver this tour in Spanish. He/she will provide you free audio guide and headphones in the English language. And at the cheese and wooden shoe factory, we split the group for live Spanish and English explanation. The audio guides must be returned to the tour guide at the end of the tour. Feel free to ask any questions that you might have during the tour. Even though the tour is delivered in Spanish, all of our tour guides speak English and will be pleased to help you during the visit
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From US$ 40.28 US$ 32.22 per person

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Amsterdam Guías and Tours

Product ID: 229862