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Amsterdam, Giethoorn and Zaanse Schans Windmills Day Tour


Discover the waterways of Giethoorn and windmills of Zaanse Schans on a day tour from Amsterdam. Enjoy a canal cruise in Giethoorn and admire the iconic windmills, accompanied by a local guide.


Experience an unforgettable adventure as you discover the enchanting beauty of Giethoorn and the iconic Zaanse Schans windmills. Immerse yourself in the peace and splendor of Giethoorn's picturesque waterways during a scenic canal cruise, where you can admire the charming thatched-roof farmhouses and elegant bridges that adorn this car-free village. In Zaanse Schans, witness the impressive windmills in action, paying tribute to the rich heritage of craftsmanship and innovation in the Netherlands.

Throughout the tour, you'll be accompanied by a passionate local guide who shares captivating stories and insights about the history and culture of the region. Indulge your taste buds with a delicious stroopwafel, a typical Dutch treat, and stay hydrated with complimentary bottles of water. The tour provides live commentary on board, offering interesting facts and anecdotes as you travel in comfort.

Immerse yourself in the charm of Giethoorn and the fascinating world of Zaanse Schans, creating lasting memories and developing a deep appreciation for the natural and cultural wonders of the Netherlands. Get ready to explore, experience, and enjoy the best of these iconic destinations.

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Duration 10 hours

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English, Dutch

from € 115 per person
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About this experience

  • Learn how woorden shoes are made at the woodenshoefactory
  • Taste local cheese at the cheesefactory
  • Explore the incredible windmills and learn how they work during the visit.
  • Enjoy a guided boattour through the fairytale like village Giethoorn
  • Includes
  • Day trip from Amsterdam in a luxury minibus/touring car with air conditioning
  • Passionate local guide
  • Canal cruise in Giethoorn
  • Live onboard and in-tour commentary
  • Bottled water and a tasty stroopwafel
  • Guided tour of a cheese factory and a clog-making demonstration
  • Lunch

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