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From Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans Half-Day Tour with Audio Guide

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Experience the richness of Dutch heritage and traditions on this time-saving half-day tour of Zaanse Schans, the idyllic and scenic Windmill Village.


  • Spend a leisurely 3 hours exploring the charming Windmill Village of Zaanse Schans, after enjoying the convenience of round-trip transfers.

  • Discover the iconic wooden windmills dating back to the 18th century that give the Windmill Village its name, and click photos of the charming wooden houses.

  • Savor the delicious sweet bread Duivekater at the Bakery Museum, be awed by the art of clog-making at a clog factory, and try some Dutch cheese at a local farm.

  • Experience the beauty of the River Zaan by upgrading your tickets to a boat tour, and sail through one of the world's oldest industrial areas to reach Zaanse Schans.

  • Fun fact: Only 2 out of all the windmills were actually constructed in Zaanse Schans, the rest were all relocated.


  • 3-hr half day tour of Zaanse Schans

  • Multilingual audio guide

  • Round-trip transfers from Amsterdam

  • Entry to clog-making factory

  • Entry to a cheese farm

  • River Zaans boat cruise (optional)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

The fairytale village of windmills

This time-saving half-day tour of Zaanse Schans allows you the convenience of walking around and exploring the scenic village on your own. Stroll past the famous Bakery Museum, and sigh at the aroma of fresh cookies. Don't forget to try the Duivekater, the famous Zaand sweet bread. Next up, understand the art of Dutch craftsmanship by visiting a wooden clog-making factory, and watching how cheese is made at a traditional cheese farm, where you can also sample local cheeses like Gouda cheese. A multilingual audio guide will share interesting facts and stories about the attractions as you enjoy your walking tour.

A cruise on the River Zaans

Want to experience the beauty of Zaanse Schans from a unique vantage point? Upgrade your tickets and opt in for a boat tour on the River Zaans. Enjoy panoramic views from the deck, and gaze out at the world’s largest cocoa and petrol port. Relax on your luxury cruise as you head towards Zaanse Schans, where you'll dock to explore the idyllic windmill village. Throughout your cruise, a trusty multilingual audio guide will be available to enhance your experience.


  • This tour is wheelchair-accessible.

Additional information

  • It's recommended to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

Meeting point

  • Please check your final voucher for the meeting point details and specific instructions.
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