Charm of Holland

From $ 148.9
Experience the charm of Holland. On this tour to Holland's most authentic villages, you'll see scenic landscapes with iconic windmills, charming little villages, picturesque canals and taste delicious Dutch specialties and much more.

Highlights:
- Enjoy an eight-hour tour of charming Holland
- Have lunch at the Volendam's dike
- Visit a wooden shoemaker's workshop
- Taste Dutch cheeses at a cheese tasting in Edam
- Explore the inside of a traditional windmill in Zaanse Schans

Experience the Charm of Holland
On our way to Marken, a small fishing town renowned for preserving traditional Dutch culture, we'll drive through Holland's beautiful countryside. In Marken your guide will take you on a walking tour through the charming streets while telling you about the history of the place. The stop includes a visit to a wooden shoemaker, where you get to see a busy craftsman at work, demonstrating the fine skill of wooden shoemaking. 

We continue our journey by boat, where you get to enjoy a cup of coffee and a tasty pastry, while we sail towards Volendam. Once in Volendam you'll have some free time to explore the Dutch fishing villages and browse the shops. Then we meet up for a delicious lunch at a restaurant along the dike. 

Our next stop is a gem in the heart of Holland; the small town Edam, which is famous for its cheese. Here we'll take you on a cheese tasting, so you can get a real taste of Edam.

From Edam we continue our scenic countryside drive to Zaanse Schans with its incredible colelction of historic windmills which have been preserved since the 18-19th centuries. Here you get to visit one of the windmills, so you can explore the inside and discover the importance of this Dutch icon. After our visit to Zaanse Schans, we'll head back to Amsterdam after a full day of experiencing Dutch charm firsthand. 

The tour is available in English, German, and Spanish. 

How do I get my tickets?
Soon after your booking is complete your e-ticket will be sent directly to your email.  Please print it out and bring it on your tour. 

Where does the tour begin?
The tour departs from the IJ hall of Centraal Station on the far eastern side. Please arrive 15 minutes before departure. 

How long does the tour last?

The tour lasts eight hours.  

Are there children's tickets?
Yes, children's tickets are available for children between ages four to twelve. Children under age four are free when accompanied by a paying adult.

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Thu, 20 Dec 2018

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Running Time: 8 hours

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Charm of Holland

De Ruijterkade 34a 012 AA Amsterdam