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Half-Day Tour of Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam with Guide & Cheese Tasting

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Discover the charm of Zaanse Schans on this half-day tour from Amsterdam, including artisan demonstrations, cheese tasting, and an optional canal cruise.

Highlights

  • Embark on a guided, half-day tour from Amsterdam to the picturesque Zaanse Schans village, full of historical windmills and green-painted houses.

  • Witness the fascinating process of Dutch wooden shoe crafting at a clog shop and savor authentic local cheese at a traditional farm.

  • Experience the rustic charm of Zaanse Schans, explore its quaint locales, and click memorable pictures of the still-functional, historic windmills.

  • Enjoy the experience in the language of your choice or upgrade it with an optional Amsterdam Canal Cruise offering views of iconic landmarks like the Anne Frank House.

  • Did you know? The charming structures in Zaanse Schans aren't replicas but originals relocated from different parts of the Netherlands.

Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Zaanse Schans

  • English, German & Spanish-speaking guide (optional)

  • Pick-up & drop-off in Amsterdam by a single-decker bus

  • Entry to a clog (wooden shoe) shop

  • Entry to a cheese-weighing house

  • Local cheese tasting

  • Amsterdam Canal Cruise (optional)

Exclusions

  • Entry to the windmills at the Zaanse Schans

Cancellation policy

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

Ratings & Reviews

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Christopher Fiebig

Christopher

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Alba Gabaldon

Alba

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Dec, 2023

Lucas berstein

Lucas

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Dec, 2023

Mercedes Ignacio Murray

Mercedes

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Dec, 2023

FELIPE ANDRES MARTINEZ CAMPILLAY

Felipe

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Nov, 2023

Dutch Charm and Artisan Mastery

Your journey begins with a short, scenic ride on a single-decker bus from Amsterdam, led by a guide. On arrival, feel the old-world charm of green-painted houses and functioning windmills. Your guide, offers intriguing insights into the local history and culture, starting with a visit to a clog shop where you'll witness the art of crafting traditional Dutch wooden shoes, an age-old craft dating back to the 13th century. Next, the tour transports you to a local cheese farm, where you’ll learn about Dutch cheese-making, and savor a tasting of the farm's fresh cheese.

Enhanced Dutch Experience

For a more extensive exploration, consider the optional Amsterdam Canal Cruise. This relaxing voyage sails past Amsterdam's iconic attractions, including canal houses from the Golden Age and Anne Frank’s house. With departure conveniently located a short, 6-minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station, this tour offers an authentic and accessible Dutch experience for all.

Additional information

  • It’s recommended to wear comfortable shoes.
  • Please note that the timings are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

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

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

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at De Ruijterkade 105.

  • Address: 1011 AB Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Landmark: Turn left from Doubletree By Hilton hotel and follow the walkway underneath the railway crossing. After this crossing, the meeting point will be on your right.

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