Countryside & Windmills Tour

Countryside & Windmills tour (dep. 09.15) + Free Canal Cruise

€ 73.00 € 49.00

Important info

  • Departures: 
    Summer Season (March 18 - October 28)
    Daily at 08.45 (also available at 14.45 h. click here)
    Winter Season (October 29 - March 17):
    Daily at 09.15 (also available at 12.15 h. click here)
  • Duration
    ± 6 hours
  • Check-in:
    30 min. before departure at Amsterdam Central Station: IJ-Hal, De Ruijterkade 34 a (click here for map)
  • Child ticket:
    0-3 years: free
    4-13 years: child ticket
  • Operated by Tours & Tickets
  • All our tours depart from the city center

What's included?

  • Comfortable bus with airconditioning
  • Live guide (English and Spanish)
  • Admission to a beautiful working windmill and Cheese Factory Volendam
  • Demonstration from a traditional clog maker
  • Visit an old Dutch bakery and take a boat trip on the Ijsselmeer lake
  • GPS audio guide in 16 languages

  • Including free (1-hour) Amsterdam Canal Cruise
  • Check-in Canal Cruise: 30. min. before departure at Prins Hendrikkade 25
  • Canal cruise daily frequent departures from 9.30 - 21.00 h. 
  • The canal cruise is a separate ticket and can be used at a departure time of your choosing, without reservation

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✔️ The complete Dutch experience
✔️ Visit traditional fisherman's village Volendam
✔️ Visit a cheese factory with a live demonstration 
✔️ An up-close look at the windmills of the Zaanse Schans
✔️ A demonstration by a miller
✔️ Including a wonderful boat trip on the IJsselmeer
✔️ Visit Marken where you'll get a demonstration by a clog maker

✔️ See how a stroopwafel (syrup waffle) is made during a live demonstration
✔️ Map of Volendam and Marken

✔️ A FREE Amsterdam Canal cruise is included

Dutch Countryside and Windmills (departure 09:15) + Free Amsterdam Canal Cruise

If you ask anybody about what pops up in their head when they think of The Netherlands, most people’s minds will drift to windmills, tulip fields and the lively center of Amsterdam. Its picturesque canals, historic buildings, exotic nightlife, and open-minded culture stand out. And while Amsterdam is undeniably one of the country’s most fascinating tourist attractions, the scenic Dutch countryside and windmills in the surroundings are often overlooked.

See the windmills that helped build Amsterdam

Fortunately, you can easily combine your visit to the country’s bustling capital with a phenomenal tour of the traditional Dutch countryside and windmills. The peaceful villages of Zaanse Schans and Volendam are only a short ride away from the city center. There you’ll be able to enjoy the tranquillity of the surroundings and immerse yourself in the old way of life as you admire the colorful windmills. Take a look at our numerous offers and book one of our day trips to discover the beautiful Dutch countryside and windmills!

Enjoy an unforgettable Dutch countryside and windmills tour around Amsterdam

Our Dutch Countryside and Windmills Tour will take you from Amsterdam to the villages of Zaanse Schans and Volendam and on a boat trip on the IJsselmeer lake to the former island of Marken. It includes a wonderful cheese tasting at a cheese factory, an exciting demonstration by a traditional clog maker and you even take a look inside one of the antique working windmills. There will also be time for a guided stroll around the villages and to have a nice lunch in a local fish restaurant (not included). The Dutch Countryside and Windmills Tour lasts around six hours in total.

Book your tickets now!

The tour is an unforgettable experience that is sure to be cherished by adults and kids alike. Take a break from the commotion of the city life and unwind completely as you visit one of The Netherlands’ best-kept secrets. You can reserve your fun-filled Dutch countryside and windmills adventure directly through our website or combine it with one of our other Amsterdam trips to save money and ensure that you get the most out of your holidays!

About Tours & Tickets

Tours & Tickets, situated in the very heart of Amsterdam, has over 35 years of experience as a flexible incoming tour operator. We are specialized in offering excursions in The Netherlands and Belgium. And we offer various tickets for museums, attractions and all kinds of canal cruises. We also offer an exclusive range of combination deals.