- Giethoorn & Volendam
Summer season (March 22 - October 28)
Thursday and Saturday at 09.30 h.
From July 18th till September 3rd the tour will also depart on Tuesday at 09.30 h.
Winter season (October 29 - March 21):
± 9.5 hours
30 min. before departure at Damrak 26
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- Amsterdam Canal Cruise
Summer season (March 22 - October 28):
Daily frequent departures from 09.00 - 22.00 h.
Winter season (October 29- March 21):
Daily frequent departures from 09.30 - 21.30 h.
± 1 hour
30 min. before departure at Prins Hendrikkade 25
- Child age and price:
0 - 3 years: free
4 - 13 years: € 10
This cruise does sail on April 27 (King's Day)
- Extra information:
The canal cruise is a separate ticket
The canal cruise ticket can be used at a departure time of your choosing, without reservation
- Live guide in English and Spanish
- Boat tour in Giethoorn
- Admission to the Cheese Factory Volendam
- Admission to a traditional Dutch bakery
- GPS Audio Guide in several languages available on board of the canal cruise
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Highlights Amsterdam Canal Cruise
- Cruise along Amsterdam's picturesque canals
- Enjoy stunning Amsterdam
- Enjoy the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district
Amsterdam is sometimes referred to as 'Venice of the North'. 100 km of canals divide the city into smaller islands, connected by beautiful historic bridges. The most famous canals are the Herengracht, Keizersgracht, and Prinsengracht. This cruise takes you through the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district. You will be able to admire the elegant merchants’ houses that have lined the canals since the Golden Age, the majestic façades and gables, beautiful churches, the iconic “Magere Brug” (Skinny Bridge) and many more highlights. During the cruise, we offer a commentary in 18 languages. Your visit to Amsterdam is only complete when you have experienced the city from the water.
Giethoorn + Volendam Tour
Discover two of the most beautiful villages in the Netherlands in one go! Giethoorn is famous for its picturesque canals and old farmhouses, as well as having no roads or cars. Volendam is an old fishing village that’s known for its colorful wooden houses and its lively harbor. The tour will take you to Giethoorn by bus, where you will cruise through the town by boat and have free time to explore on your own. Afterward, the bus will take you to the Houtribdijk (“Dike Enkhuizen-Lelystad”), where there will be a picture stop. Finally, you will go to a cheese factory and an authentic Dutch bakery at Volendam and have the chance to explore the town at your own pace. Make your reservations now and enjoy an unforgettable experience!
Giethoorn is one of Holland’s best-kept secrets. This village without roads has an enchanting, magical vibe and offers some unique sightseeing opportunities. Since there are no roads, everything is only accessible by boat. You will cruise through the picturesque canals and see the traditional wooden bridges and old thatched roofs of the farmhouses that line the waterways. There will be time for you to explore the town at your leisure and have lunch (not included), after which you’ll be taken to the Houtribdijk, on of the largest dikes in the Netherlands, before continuing on to Volendam.
Volendam is an old fishing village on the Markermeer lake. It’s famous for its picturesque sights and colorful wooden houses. During your time in Volendam, you will be taken to a cheese factory (tasting included!) and learn all about stroopwafels (syrup waffles) at an authentic Dutch bakery.
Get your tickets now!
The tour departs from Damrak 26, near Amsterdam Central Station. Make your reservations online to avoid the queues and ensure availability. Discover the beauty of traditional Holland and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. This is one of the most complete Holland sightseeing trips available. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to visit Giethoorn and Volendam: book your tickets now!
About Tours & Tickets
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