Windmills & Countryside Hop on - Hop off

Windmills & Countryside Hop on - Hop off

€ 19.50


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What’s included

  • Departure from Amsterdam Central Station
  • Hop-on hop-off bus ticket (6 stops: Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken, Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, and back to Amsterdam)
  • Free self-guided walking tours and special discounts
  • GPS audio guide in 5 languages (English, Spanish , Italian, Chinese, German)



  • Explore the Dutch countryside at your own pace and comfort 
  • Free app available to download on iOS & Android to track the buses 
  • Experience a live demonstration by a clog maker
  • Taste real Dutch cheese at the Cheese Factory Volendam
  • View the picturesque windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Free self-guided walking tours

Know Before you Book

  • Be aware that the buses drive in one direction only. For example: when you hop off at Marken, it is not possible to go back to Volendam
  • When you return to Amsterdam you are not able to re-use your bus ticket.
  • Download the free App to track the real location of the buses, so you can always make the most of your visit
  • Departure from Tours & Tickets (IJ-hal, De Ruijterkade 34a) from 9:15 am till 3:00 pm, every 45 minutes.


Voucher Redemption

  • Show your (smartphone) ticket at Tours & Tickets shop, located at IJ-hal, De Ruijterkade 34, Amsterdam.
  • Please arrive 20 minutes before departure time
  • You can only start the tour from Amsterdam.

Explore Amsterdam’s countryside at your own pace

Departing every 30-45 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station, this audio guided hop on – hop off bus will give you all the time you want to explore the authentic countryside of Amsterdam.

Your first stop? Famous windmill village Zaanse Schans where you can visit a real working windmill. Up next will be Volendam, where you get the chance to taste real Dutch cheese at the Cheese Factory Volendam and get some syrup waffles at the old Dutch bakery Woltje’s. In Volendam you also get the opportunity to taste the delicious fish at local restaurant De Lunch, fish is what this village is famous for! From here, it's up to you if and how you would like to go to the next stop, the picturesque village of Marken.

From Volendam you can continue the tour by bus to Marken or take the boat ride (optional) from Volendam to Marken. In Marken you can experience a live demonstration by a clog maker. After Marken, you can check out the famous harbour of Monnickendam and see the painted houses in picturesque Broek in Waterland.



  • Half Day
    Explore the Countryside by your self!
    With this ticket you can take the bus from Amsterdam Central Station every 45 minutes between 12.00 - 15.00.
    You have 6 stops: Amsterdam, Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken, Monnickendam, Broek in Waterland, and back to Amsterdam.

  • Full Day

  • Full day +  Scenic boat trip between Volendam-Marken
    Top your countryside experience off with a lovely boat trip (one-way ticket) on the Ijsselmeer from Volendam to Marken. Get your camera ready because panoramic views of these fishing villages are guaranteed here.

  • Full day + Live guide
    Daily at 9:15, 11:15 and 13:30 you have the option to book this tour with a live guide fluent in English and Spanish. Taking up 6 hours of your time and giving you additional free entrance on the boat between Volendam and Marken, the Cheese Factory Volendam, live demonstration by a clog maker and ensuring all the interesting facts about Amsterdam’s countryside.

  • Full day Deluxe
    For the full experience, we have a deluxe upgrade that allows you to enter a windmill at windmill village Zaanse Schans, take a scenic boat trip on the Ijsselmeer between Volendam and Marken, have a Dutch cheese and liquor tasting and visit the syrup waffle bakery to see how the famous cookies are baked. Please mind, this tour does not include a live guide, but allows you to explore at your own pace.


Special discounts & free walking tours

The Windmill & Countryside Hop on – Hop off comes with a download for an app in which you can track the location of the buses real time. Also included in this app are free walking tours to get the most out of your visit to traditional Holland.

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.