Zaanse Schans Windmills Half Day Tour from Amsterdam


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Visit Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam and discover its beautiful windmill village and an open air museum. See the traditional countryside in the Netherlands and learn all about their famous cheese.

Cancellation Policy

  • Any cancellations made after 12:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.

Activity Detail


  • Guide
  • Admission fee to Windmill Village
  • Wooden shoemaker's workshop visit
  • Cheese tasting
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Tax

Start Timings

  • 11:30,  14:30


  • 3 (hrs)

Check In/Pickup Location Details

  • THIS IS HOLLAND Direction:
    There is a free shuttle ferry to Buiksloterweg that runs 24/7 from Amsterdam Central Station to the north shore of the river IJ. Journey time is five minutes.
    Zaanse Schans Opening Hours:
    10:00 to 17:00 (daily)

Additional Notes

  • Please note that the tour may be operated by a multilingual guide. Languages available are English, German, and Spanish.
  • The activity schedule is subject to change or cancellation due to weather or traffic conditions.
  • Please note that separate seats are not available for children 3 years and under and must sit on the lap of a parent or guardian.

Dressing & Items to Bring

  • Walking shoes
  • Comfortable clothing


Summer Package
11:15:00 Check-in at THIS IS HOLLAND

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11:30:00 Depart for Zaanse Schans

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Zaanse Schans Windmill Village
Head to the windmill village of Zaanse Schans, a charming town on the Zaan River. It is considered as a popular destination because of its collection of working windmills, some dating back to the 18th and 19th century.
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Zaan Region
Immerse yourself in the town's culture and traditions. With 600 active windmills and wooden factories powered by it, lots of tasks were being done with the help of wind energy such as woodwork, oil for food and grounding spices.
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Guided Tour and Free Time
Let your guide take you on a tour of the village. Visit the clog museum annex wooden shoemaker shop and a cheese farm where you will have the opportunity to taste a Dutch farmer cheese. Have free time to discover the area on your own after.
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Return to Amsterdam

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15:00:00 Check-out at THIS IS HOLLAND

Day: Day1

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