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Location / Nearby Volendam, Marken, Edam and Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam


Leave Amsterdam behind for a few hours and discover the typical Dutch countryside outside the capital. You’ll drive through a picture-perfect landscape crisscrossed with canals, see authentic wooden houses, windmills and fishing villages, and witness traditional crafts from days gone by. The picturesque village of Zaanse Schans is famous for its original buildings, vividly capturing Dutch life in the 17th and 18th centuries. You’ll see the historic shipyard and windmills, and pay a visit to a shoemaker who works with wood to watch his clog-making techniques first-hand!
Know before you go
  • Duration: 7h
  • Mobile tickets accepted
  • Instant confirmation
Cancellation policy
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
  • Transport by luxurious air-conditioned bus with free Wi-Fi
  • The traditional Dutch experience in fishing villages Volendam & Marken
  • An up-close look at the windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Cheese demonstration
  • Visit a traditional Marker house (only on the All-Inclusive Tour)
  • 30 minute boat tour between Volendam and Marken (only on the All-Inclusive Tour)
  • Visit an operating windmill (only on the All-Inclusive Tour)
  • Syrup waffle demonstration (only on the All-Inclusive Tour)
  • Clog making demonstration with operating antique steam engine (only on the All-Inclusive Tour)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Face mask (bring your own)
Departure details
  • Tours & Tickets Amsterdam Central Station, De Ruijterkade 34, 1012 AA Amsterdam, Netherlands The Tours & Tickets Shop is located in the IJ hall of Central Station on the far eastern side. Show your (smartphone) ticket at the Tours & Tickets office, where you’ll be guided to the bus across the street.
Return details
  • Returns to original departure point
Additional information
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children up to and including 3 years old are free of charge (not occupying a seat)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 80 travelers
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  • 8. Edam: 30 min
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Image Volendam, Marken, Edam and Windmills Day Trip from Amsterdam

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⏳ 11-2021

Great experience but...

I would love to give this tour five stars...it was a great day with well planned excursions and an entertaining guide. Well worth the cost, I would say. Meet lots of nice people from all over the world and got some great photos.

The reason that it does not get five stars (and possibly should get three stars) is the lack of adherence to mask mandates. When I was on my tour in early 11/21, The Netherlands had a mask mandate for all public transportation. Our guide announced that "although technically this bus is public transportation, we are letting you choose whether to mask or not." Thus 98% of the guests went unmasked. This is NOT a good/safe protocol, especially since covid cases were on the rise in The NL. And, of course, it went against the countries current regulations This is a very poor public health decision that this tour guide made.

Excellent adventure

Excellent tour. Steph and Marie we’re phenomenal hosts. This is a lively tour. Not much time for shopping until Volkendam. Highly recommend to explore the outer villages. And lunch was yummy. As an added bonus Steph entertained on the keyboard while all settled back on the bus. In addition prior to arriving I had taken a minor tumble , the concierge at Tours & Ticjets, was more than kind in bandaging prior to our departure
Wonderful day. We even had sunshine

Group hygiene should be improved

Overall, the trip was very good. However, the bus ride with other passengers were extremely unpleasant. They put so much emphasis on wearing seatbelts yet not about wearing masks. Theses young men who were talking and coughing could care less about other passengers and didn’t wear masks and wearing masks were not enforced.


Absolutely amazing your loved our tour guide and driver, all was a wonderful experience, so glad we took this tour❤️????????

Wonderful but....

I really enjoyed listening to Diana, our Colombian guide. She is fabulous! I think you should change your offer and not have a "classic" tour as it doesn’t include anything! We had to pay 5€ for every visit, even the ferry from Marken to Volendam. How were we supposed to get to Volendam with the classic tour? Swimming? All these details should be explained more clearly. Luckily we had Diana and she dealt with everything wonderfully ????
Nikolina R


Steph and Frank did a great job.tour guide was very entertaining and we had a great time.????????????????
JC Reyes


I was not sure what to expect, but I was SUPER pleased. Our tour guide Frans (spelling?) even played the keyboard on the bus for us and sang! This tour was perfect for me, even being alone for this one. If you have a baby, they even accommodate the stroller boarding and I boarding for you. Extremely helpful and cannot recommend enough!
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