Explore the Dutch countryside and windmills with this private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken. Start this tour from your hotel or any other desired location where your private guide will pick you up. From there drive to the countryside of the Netherlands and explore the Zaanse Schans, a must see when visiting the Netherlands. At the Zaanse Schans there are over 600 active windmills still used by this day, this is the only place in the Netherlands with so many active windmills. Explore these beautiful windmills and also see the original wooden houses, barns and shops. Your guide will take you inside one of these windmills, entrance included with the tour. You also get the option to visit a cheese-making factory and stroopwafel factory. Here you can see how the Dutch cheese and waffles are made.
- Explore the Dutch windmills, countryside and villages with a private guide.
- Go inside various windmills at Zaanse Schans (entrance included).
- Visit a traditional cheese farm and stroopwafel factory.
- See how wooden clogs are made at a clog factory.
- Personalized information about the history of Zaanse Schans Windmills provided by your private tour guide.
- Private tour so everything is flexible and customizable.
The next stop is Holland’s best-known fishing village, Volendam. Here you will explore the old harbor filled with medieval ships. Volendam is very popular due to its traditional green timbered houses, which appear to be taken out of a Dutch postcard. Here your guide will take you a tour all around the village, where you can discover the Doolhof and Oude Kom quarters that stand out as the most authentic depiction of a traditional Dutch fishing village. After the tour your guide will take you to one of the shoemaker who works with wood. Here you can enjoy first-hand experience of watching a shoemaker make clogs.
The last stop of the tour is Marken, another traditional Dutch fishing village. Marken. This village is popular for its characteristic stilt houses. Marken is also home to a beautiful 19th-century lighthouse and Netherland’s most popular Sitje Boes gift shop that was formerly owned and run by ‘The Uncrowned Queen of Marken’.After Marken your guide will drive you back to the hotel.
Everything is very flexible. If you want to customize the tour or have any questions feel free to contact us at: email@example.com
- 9-hour private day trip
- personal driver
- Hotel pick-up and drop off
- Professional English speaking guide
- Admission to windmills
For this tour we offer two variations depending on how many people you want to book for.
1-4 persons booking
If you book for 1 up to 4 people, we will be travelling around with a sedan.
5-8 persons booking
However, from 5-8 persons, we’ll be travelling with a mini-van.