Hop-on-hop-off to Zaanse Schans, Edam & Volendam
Journey through the picturesque countryside of Holland aboard a hop-on hop-off bus. See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans, learn more about cheese production at the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm and much more.
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- Experience the typical landscapes of Holland aboard a hop-on hop-off bus
- Enjoy the flexibility of buses that operate every 45 minutes from each stop
- See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans
- Taste traditional Dutch cheeses at a dairy farm
- Visit the fishing village of Volendam, and discover the old center of Edam
DescriptionEncounter Dutch villages, windmills and cheese farms on a countryside tour aboard a hop-on hop-off bus from Amsterdam. Avail of 8 stops to get insights into the history and traditions of the Netherlands and benefit from an audio guide walking tour at various stops. Learn the historical significance of Monnickendam as a port in earlier centuries and take a guided tour of the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm. Marvel at the locals in traditional costume in Volendam and visit the town of Edam, famous for its cheese. Admire the typical polders (land reclaimed from the water) in Purmerend and explore a collection of historical windmills at Zaanse Schans. Spend as much time as you like at each stop. Upgrade your ticket for €15 to get 2 free admissions: • A’DAM Lookout (regular price €12.50). Get panoramic views from the skydeck • Volendam Experience (regular price €8.50). Explore Volendam’s past with a guided and virtual reality tour • Digital photo in traditional costume in Volendam (regular price €15.00) • Edam Museum (regular price €5.50). Located in a 16th-century brick house (not suitable for wheelchairs) • Canal tour along the River Zaan at Zaanse Schans (regular price €7.00). Take a 25-minute boat tour for amazing views of the windmills and skyline of Zaan Buses depart daily every 45 minutes from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM. The last bus departs from each stop as follows: • THIS IS HOLLAND: 3:00 PM • Zaandam: 5:55 PM • Zaanse Schans: 6:35 PM • Purmerend: 6:45 PM • Edam: 6:50 PM • Volendam: 7:05 PM •Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm: 7:20 PM • Monnickendam: 7:30 PM The last bus arrives back at THIS IS HOLLAND at 7:45 PM The bus travels in 1 direction only, ending at THIS IS HOLLAND. A tour without hopping off will take approximately 2 hours.
Includes1-day hop-on hop-off bus ticket (8 stops) Flexible travel (buses operate every 45 minutes) Free guided tour at the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm Audio tour on the bus via the app Self-guided walking tours for each stop via the app Countryside guidebook with recommendations, sights of interest and local tips at each stop Meals and drinks
- Please note that the buses travel in 1 direction only. For example, if you hop off in Volendam, you cannot go back to Edam • The ticket is a day ticket and valid for 1 round-trip only. You are not permitted to re-use your ticket after returning to THIS IS HOLLAND • If you would like to take advantage of the great audio tours, make sure that you download the free app. The code is available at the check-in desk at the THIS IS HOLLAND. The app also enables you to see the live location of buses so that you can always check if one is close to a nearby bus stop
- You can rent mobile devices and purchase earplugs at the check-in desk for €3 per mobile device and €2 for a set of earplugs
- The check-in desk is open from 09:00 AM to 03:00 PM, and buses depart every 45 minutes
Easy cancellationCancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
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