Giethoorn, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans Tour

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Friday 12 July
Zaanse Schans
Amsterdam: Giethoorn, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans Tour


  • Experience a charming 17th-century village with well-preserved windmills
  • Stroll through Volendam harbor, a top tourist spot since 1875
  • Explore the enchanting village of Giethoorn, known as the “Venice of the North”
  • Witness traditional wooden shoemaking, cheesemaking, & indulge in cheese tasting
  • Cruise the canals and see the village's thatched-roof houses.


Embark on an unforgettable journey through the Netherlands. Immerse yourself in this enchanting country’s rich history, captivating landscapes, and vibrant culture. Brace yourself for an adventure filled with picturesque windmills, traditional fishing villages, and the serene beauty of Giethoorn, often referred to as the “Venice of the North.” Let’s delve into the highlights of this extraordinary tour and uncover the hidden gems that await. This unique experience promises an all-encompassing experience, allowing you to discover the essence of Dutch heritage and natural wonders. This comprehensive tour takes you to three iconic destinations: Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Giethoorn. Each place offers its unique charm and captivating attractions, giving you a glimpse into the rich tapestry of Dutch history and culture. Explore Zaanse Schans, a living museum in the Netherlands, where Dutch history and craftsmanship from the golden age come to life. Traditional windmills, charming wooden houses, and quaint shops adorn this open-air treasure. Step inside the well-preserved windmills to witness ancient techniques and understand their importance in Dutch society. Stroll through Zaanse Schans and be mesmerized by its beauty. Enjoy the sight of vibrant tulip fields and the aroma of Dutch cheese in the air. Watch artisans crafting iconic wooden shoes, known as clogs, and learn about this timeless Dutch tradition. Treat yourself to samples of delicious cheese made using centuries-old methods. Explore Volendam, a charming fishing village bursting with character and authenticity. Wander along the vibrant harbor, where local fishermen bring in fresh catches. Browse through lively markets filled with crafts, souvenirs, and treats. Walk the narrow streets lined with traditional houses adorned with colorful facades and gardens. Engage with friendly locals in traditional clothing, and capture memories by the iconic lighthouse, a symbol of the village’s maritime history. Discover the serene beauty of Giethoorn, known as the 'Venice of the North.' Glide through its car-free village on boat tours along winding canals and picturesque bridges. Experience the harmony of nature and architecture as you admire thatched-roof farmhouses amidst lush greenery. With Holland Dream Tour, explore the village's enchanting streets on foot, finding hidden gems like vibrant flower-adorned nooks and cozy cafes. This Holland dream experience offers a remarkable journey through Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Giethoorn, showcasing the best of Dutch heritage, picturesque landscapes, and cultural immersion. Experience the perplexity and burstiness of these unique destinations, from the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans to the vibrant fishing village of Volendam and the serene canals of Giethoorn. Book your Holland Dream Tour today and embark on an unforgettable adventure through the heart of the Netherlands.


Day trip from Amsterdam Live demonstration Food tasting Local guide Transportation by car/minivan/bus Canal cruise in Giethoorn

Important Information

  • This tour is less suitable for people with mobility impairments, and wheelchair users
  • This tour will take place rain or shine
  • Pets are not allowed
  • This tour involves a fair amount of walking
  • Times are subject to alteration based on traffic conditions in the area
  • This experience requires a minimum number of 4 travelers (if it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund)

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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