Amsterdam: Live-Guided Zaanse Schans & Cheese Tasting Tour

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Discover the charming windmill village of Zaanse Schans and enjoy the typical Dutch culture on this guided tour from Amsterdam filled with cheese, clogs, and windmills.


  • Watch how Gouda cheese is made and then taste its buttery goodness
  • See windmills from across the Zaan region that date back to the 18th century
  • Visit a clog maker and learn more about the traditional wooden shoe
  • Admire the elegant houses of the rich merchants and windmill owners
  • Enjoy a guided tour led by a knowledgeable guide for a personalized experience.


After you arrive, your guide will lead you on an introductory tour of the town. You'll have the chance to visit a Wooden Shoemaker's Shop, where they'll offer a live demonstration of crafting wooden shoes. Following that, you'll experience a demonstration at an authentic Dutch Cheese Farm. You can taste as much cheese as you want at the shop! Once you're ready to explore Zaanse Schans independently, your guide will share more insights about the village's uniqueness, local history, and culture. They'll also provide insider recommendations for activities and destinations. With this information, you're all set to embark on your self-guided exploration before returning to Amsterdam Amsterdam Canal Cruise Embark on the Amsterdam Canal Cruise, a leisurely journey that showcases the city's iconic attractions, including the historic Canal houses from the Golden Age, the Westerkerk, and the Anne Frank House. Delight in a relaxing and immersive sightseeing experience as you glide past these renowned landmarks, discovering the charm of Amsterdam from a unique perspective.


Bus transportation Multilingual guide Pickup and drop-off Clog-making demonstration Visit to a cheese farm Cheese tasting Amsterdam canal cruise voucher (if option selected)

Important Information

  • This tour involves a small amount of walking
  • This tour includes a maximum of 60 participants
  • Children up to 3 years old are free of charge (not occupying a seat - infants must sit on laps)
  • Tour operates rain or shine
  • Entry to windmills costs around €5 tickets, available at service desk
  • Entry to Zaans Museum ranges from €6.50-€12.50

Easy cancellation

Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund


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