Best Windmill Amsterdam tour

Looking for a Windmill Amsterdam tour? The Zaanse Schans is a short ride away from Amsterdam. Book now with Holland Windmills and behold the windmills

Looking for a Windmill Amsterdam tour? The Zaanse Schans is only a short ride away from Amsterdam. There you’ll be able to behold the colorful windmills and much more.

No visit to Amsterdam is truly complete without a day trip to the lovely Dutch countryside to see the windmills.

Windmill Amsterdam tour from Holland Windmills includes:

  1. Zaanse Schans
  2. Volendam and Marken
  3. Traditional Dutch countryside

Zaanse Schans

The absolute must-see of our Windmill Amsterdam tour.

Our van will take you to the Zaanse Schans and its many unique windmills. The old crafts of the Netherlands are not lacking in this tour. You will visit a wooden clog maker and you can see how Dutch cheese is made the traditional way.

This excursion takes us to the countryside north of Amsterdam, to the edge of the river Zaan, where we visit the windmill village ‘de Zaanse Schans’, with its characteristic green wooden houses. At the turn of the 18th century, this district was an industrial area with approximately 700 windmills in use. In this day and age, there are only a dozen or so left.

  • Explore the working windmill village of Zaanse Schans
  • See windmills from across the Zaan region that date back to the 18th and 19th centuries
  • Visit clog makers and learn more about the traditional wooden shoe
  • Admire the elegant houses of the rich merchants and windmill owners
  • Learn how the windmills were used in the production of cocoa powder and oil for food
  • Taste the typical cheese of Holland at a dairy farm

Volendam and Marken

You will drive through typical Dutch polders, along narrow, and will visit the picturesque fishing villages of Volendam or Marken.

This old fishing village Volendam is famous for its harbour, fishing trade, authentic Dutch character, and traditional clothing. It is also the best place to discover how eels are smoked.

Marken is a small island full of little wooden houses built on poles. Highlights of the island: old clog-making workshop, the Marker Museum, and the Paard van Marken, a lighthouse from 1839 that is still being used today.

Traditional Dutch Countryside

Enjoy the typical Dutch countryside during the Windmill Amsterdam tour.

See the landscapes that inspired all the famous Golden Age painters of Holland. Visit the lush, green countryside and medieval towns.

The Dutch countryside is known for its rural, uncomplicated way of life. Experience this relaxed, serene environment: the flat grass plains intersected by rivers, canals, and dikes.

Breathe in the Dutch fresh air and step away from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam.

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Join us on a captivating tour of Holland’s iconic windmills, a journey that blends breathtaking views with rich history. Secure your spot now for an unforgettable adventure.

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