Giethoorn and Zaanse Schans Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

Giethoorn and Zaanse Schans Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

This tour is a must for anyone who wants to visit the two of the most popular places in Holland! Board an air-conditioned bus. In 20 minutes you will arrive at the Zaanse Schans, an open air museum absolutely worthwhile your visit. See a typical Dutch clog shop and visit a cheese factory. See the various original still working windmills and the Dutch artisans. You can glance over their shoulders while they are performing their crafts. Learn about the impressive windmill history that set off the Golden Age in the Netherlands. Next enjoy the ride through the Dutch polders, reclaimed land, to the fairytale like village of Giethoorn, also known as “the Venice of the North. Next up, a one hour guided boat tour. You will be in awe of the sights of the surroundings, ducking under picturesque bridges the captain will tell you the impressive history of the Giethoorn. You will have time explore the village on your own, on foot or by bike, You can also enjoy a delicious meal!


This is a typical itinerary for this product

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

See a typical Dutch clog shop and learn how and why these wooden shoes were made. Visit the cheese factory.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Giethoorn, Giethoorn, Overijssel Province

Next stop is Giethoorn, typically referred to as ‘Venice of the North’. As cars aren’t allowed, transportation is traditionally on foot, by bike, or by boat. You can experience how the Dutch live with and on the water. Learn about the outstanding water-management techniques of the Dutch and you can see the beautiful farmhouses and the many picturesque bridges of this idyllic village with merely 2500 inhabitants.

After your boat tour, you'll have time at leisure to explore Giethoorn. Stroll around centuries of history of traditional Dutch craftsmanship. Discover the unique Dutch culture with guidance and recommendations from your personal guide.

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 44 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"

Hora de Inicio: 08:00 AM
Duración: 10 Hours
Lugar de comienzo: Prins Hendrikkade 59, 1012 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands

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


  • Driver/guide
  • Live commentary on board
  • 1-Hour Boat Cruise
  • Bottled water
  • Tour of the cheese factory + clog factory

No Incluye

  • Gratuities


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