COUNTRYSIDE AND WINDMILLS TOUR
Windmills (Zaanse Schans)
The countryside and windmills tour is the most booked tour of 2022.
20 minutes drive from Amsterdam, you will find the Zaan region, Western Europe’s oldest industrial area. In the past there used to be running more than 500 windmills here. Now a days, ten pairs of sails continue to turn in the historical village of Zaanse Schans. It’s picturesque mills are still used for sawing wood and grinding flower, spices and oil. Exiting demonstrations accros the entire site will acquaint you with all kind of traditional Dutch crafts.
Besides the Windmills, The country side offers polders, water, wind, cheese, clogs and many other things that are typically Dutch. This day trip to the Dutch countryside and visits to the fishing villages Volendam and Marken is a must during your holidays in the Netherlands. Go inside an antique working windmill, discover the region’s history at a fascinating museum, do a tasting at a cheese factory, visit an authentic Dutch bakery and much more and enjoy free time at the lovely fishing harbor on the Markermeer lake.
By private Minivan
Our driver picks you up from your hotel or any other location, takes you to the Zaanse Schans Windmills and the Fishing villages Volendam and Marken and brings you back again. The driver provides you with basic information and stops if needed/requested at locations to allow you to take pictures.
Private Tour Guide
Do you like to have an unforgettable visit to Zaanse Schans and the Country Side? Then we advise to book a private certified tour guide as well. Our tour guide provides assistance and information on cultural and historical subjects.
- 5 Hours tour includes visit to; Windmills, Cheese Factory and Volendam
- 6 Hours tour includes visit to; Windmills, Cheese Factory, Volendam and Marken
It’s possible to extend the tour with extra hours.
Duration includes transport time.