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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Day Trips

Private Amsterdam City & Countryside Day-Tour

Product ID: 201865
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Enjoy a tour that will allow you to see both the city of Amsterdam and the countryside, visiting two UNESCO World Heritage sites along the way. In the comfort of a private vehicle and with your own guide you will enjoy a true Dutch experience.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English, German
Wheelchair accessible

Pick-up included

Pick-up from your accommodation in Amsterdam, the airport, or the cruise ship pier.
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Experience Amsterdam and the Countryside
  • Visit two UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day
  • Witness a typical Dutch polder called "the Beemster"
  • Drive through the famous Canal Belt
Full description
Experience a mixed tour between Amsterdam and the Countryside, perfect if you want to have an overall experience of this beautiful part of the Netherlands. Start by meeting your driver/guide at your accommodation in Amsterdam. After a short meet and greet you will set off on your adventure. 

Start your day by driving through the famous Canal Belt, added as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2010. Witness how the ‘Golden Age’ influenced urban development in Amsterdam as your guide informs you of how Amsterdam became so rich and artistically renowned. During your tour, you will get to see countless interesting sights, amazing views inside and outside the historic city center.

Continue on your tour with a visit to another UNESCO World Heritage site, a typical Dutch polder called "the Beemster" - the first ever reclaimed polder in the country. During a stroll over the ring dyke, you will have a perfect view of the extraordinary structure of the polder and the enormous difference in water levels surrounding the area. Learn why the windmills were built and see how they work, you will also get to enter a working 17th-century windmill for a tour of its mechanisms and living quarters.

Follow this with a drive through typical 17th-century polder villages, like Midden Beemster, the Rijp and, Graft. Stroll through the cozy historic centers and walk across old draw bridges as you pass a lock that saved the town from flooding. After this inspiring journey, you will be dropped you off at your hotel, Schiphol airport or boat pier.

Includes
  • Pick-up and drop-off
  • Parking fees
  • Admission fees
  • Guided museum walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Lunch and dinner
  • Beverages
  • Tips

Prepare for the activity

Important information
Know before you go
• It is recommended that you avoid booking other engagements too close to the finishing time of the tour as traffic can sometimes cause delays
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Product ID: 201865