Private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken
Excursions & day trips

Private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken

Free cancellation
Language: English , Spanish , German , Dutch
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: Flexible
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • 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
What to expect

Explore the Dutch countryside and windmills on a private day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken with pick-up and transportation from Amsterdam.

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 in use today, 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.

Go inside one of the windmills with entrance included in the price of your tour, then visit a cheese-making factory and stroopwafel factory. Here you can see how the Dutch cheese and waffles are made.

The next stop is Holland’s best-known fishing village, Volendam. Explore the old harbor filled with medieval ships. Tour the village with your private guide and discover the Doolhof and Oude Kom quarters, known as the most authentic depiction of a traditional Dutch fishing village.

After the tour, your guide will take you to a shoemaker who works with wood. Here you can enjoy a first-hand experience, watching a shoemaker make clogs.

The last stop of the tour is Marken, 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’.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Private transportation in an air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up / drop off
    • Guide
    • Admission to windmills
    What's not included
    • Dinner
    Where
    Meeting point:
    Meet your guide at the agreed-upon pick-up location. Enter your accommodation name and address during check-out.
    What to remember
    • If you book for a tour for 1 to 4 people, you will be traveling in a sedan
    • However, from 5 to 8 persons, you’ll be traveling with a mini-van
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Trigger Tours
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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