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From Amsterdam: 3-Hour Small-Group Zaanse Schans Trip

Product ID: 110032
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Head to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam to learn about clog making, taste some cheese and step into a working windmill.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
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Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit a working industrial windmill to learn how it operates
  • Enjoy the stories about the area told to you by your local guide
  • See how wooden clogs are made
  • Taste delicious cheeses at a local cheese farm
  • Be part of a small-group tour for a more personal experience
Full description
Starting from Amsterdam, enjoy a comfortable drive to Zaanse Schans. There, hear your guide tell you about the sights and history of this unique, small village and region.

Visit a wooden shoe workshop to see how the traditional wooden clogs are made. Also, enjoy a trip to a local cheese farm to learn how the Dutch Gouda cheeses are made. There, taste all kinds of delicious cheeses.

After hearing about the magnificent windmills from your guide, enter one to see how these wind-powered industries operate. Get out on the balcony to experience the power of the wind yourself and to enjoy the lovely view of the countryside.

After your guided tour at Zaanse Schans, head back to Amsterdam.
Includes
  • Windmill entrance fees
  • Local guide
  • Round-trip transportation
  • Guided tour at Zaanse Schans
  • Demonstration of clog making
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Outside of hotel NH Barbizon Palace, Prins Hendrikkade 59-72, Amsterdam. Look for the orange umbrella.

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Important information
Please bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• Adult pricing applies to all travelers
• This tour operates in all weather conditions
• This tour requires a moderate amount of walking
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Product ID: 110032