Private Zaanse Schans Windmill Cruise On Luxury Boat

Private Zaanse Schans Windmill Cruise On Luxury Boat

Embark on a once-in-a-lifetime journey from Zaanse Schans' main dock. Get on a luxury boat for an exciting adventure. The main attraction is the famous windmills. You'll have a relaxed boat ride with a great view of these old wonders. Your knowledgeable guide will tell you about the windmills and the history of the area, making your experience more interesting.

After that, you'll see beautiful traditional Dutch houses from the boat. Your guide will tell you stories about these historical homes. Moving on through the Dutch countryside, you'll reach Wormerveer, which has played an important role in the Dutch colonial past. Explore old industries, warehouses, and history, discovering the story of this place.

On the way, you'll find important heritage like Cacao and Soap factories, adding to the area's history. If you're lucky, you might smell the delicious roasted Cacao. The tour ends where it started, giving you a full understanding of the history and culture of this amazing region.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Zaanse Schans, Schansend 1, 1509 AW Zaandam The Netherlands

The Zaanse Schans windmills stand as proud remnants of the country's industrial past, offering a captivating glimpse into traditional Dutch life. These well-preserved windmills, with their towering sails and wooden structures, symbolize the ingenuity and craftsmanship of a bygone era.

Each windmill at Zaanse Schans has its own story and purpose. From sawmills to oil mills and spice mills, these historic structures were once the beating heart of the Dutch economy, serving as vital tools for various industries such as timber production, oil extraction, and spice grinding. Visitors can explore the interiors of some windmills, witnessing the intricate mechanisms and learning about their specific functions from knowledgeable guides.

Duration: 40 minutes

Pass By: Wormerveer, Wormerveer, North Holland Province

Wormerveer, a charming town nestled along the River Zaan in the Netherlands, renowned for its historical significance, picturesque scenery, and rich industrial heritage.

Steeped in history, this town played a pivotal role during the Dutch Golden Age as a bustling center of industry and trade.

The heart of Wormerveer is its picturesque waterfront, lined with historic warehouses, factories, and iconic Dutch houses that showcase the town's industrial past. The River Zaan served as a vital artery for commerce, enabling the transportation of goods produced by the numerous industries that thrived along its banks.

Visitors to Wormerveer can immerse themselves in the town's heritage by exploring its well-preserved industrial buildings, some of which have been repurposed into museums, galleries, and cultural centers. These sites offer insight into the town's industrial history, showcasing traditional crafts, machinery, and artifacts that highlight the ingenuity and craftsmanship of the past.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Near public transportation"
"Infant seats available"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Duración: 1 Hour
Lugar de comienzo: Dutch Boat Tours - Windmill Cruises, Schansend, 1509 AW Zaandam, Netherlands

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • All fee's, tourist tax and local tax.

No Incluye

  • Food and drinks - can be purchased separately


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