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Zaanse Schans, Edam, & Marken Full-Day Trip
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From Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans, Edam, & Marken Full-Day Trip
- Admire the typical Dutch windmill at Zaanse Schans
- Visit a local cheese producer to learn about Edam and Gouda Cheese
- Learn about the traditional wooden clog shoe at a clog factory
- Enjoy a 1-hour canal cruise after the countryside tour (with selected option)
DescriptionImmerse yourself in the culture of the Netherlands on a tour through the jewels of the Dutch countryside. Visit a cheese producer, a clog factory, a fishing village, and see the iconic windmills. Start your tour at Amsterdam’s Central Station and head in the company of your guide to the first destination of the day, Zaanse Schans. Admire the typical Dutch windmills of the town, and learn about how they are still used today. Next, drive to the Waterland area to arrive at the second stop of the tour, Edam. Walk around some of the town’s most historical sites, including the town square where the famous cheese market used to take place. Then, head to Volendam to visit a local cheese producer, learn about the production of Edam and Gouda cheeses, and try a cheese tasting. Head towards a clog factory next to discover the secrets of this typical Dutch shoe. Finally, travel back in time to the 17th century as you wander through the fishermen’s houses in the Marken, and explore this quintessential fishing village.
IncludesSpanish or English-speaking tour guide (depending on option selected) Transportation by bus Visit to Zaanse Schans Stop at Edam Entrance to the cheese farm at Volendam Cheese tasting Entrance to the clog workshop Visit to Marken fishing village
- • Bus not adapted for wheelchair access