If you ask anybody about what pops up in their head when they think of the Netherlands, most people will automatically begin to describe the lively center of Amsterdam, with its picturesque canals, historic buildings, exotic nightlife and open-minded culture. 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. Fortunately, combining your visit to the country’s bustling capital with a phenomenal tour of the traditional Dutch Countryside and Windmills is really easy. The lovely villages of Zaanse Schans and Volendam are only a short ride away from the city center. Enjoy the tranquility 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!
Our Volendam, Marken and Windmills Tour will take you to the villages of Zaanse Schans and Volendam and on a boat trip on the IJsselmeer lake to the former island of Marken. The Volendam, Marken and Windmills Tour includes a wonderful cheese tasting at a cheese factory, an exciting demonstration by a traditional clog maker and you’ll even be able to go 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 Volendam, Marken and Windmills Tour lasts around six hours in total.
The tour is an unforgettable experience that is sure to be cherished by adults and kids alike. Take a break from the hecticness of the city life and unwind completely as you visit one of the Netherlands’ best-kept secrets. You can reserve your fun-filled Volendam, Marken 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!