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Small Group Zaanse Schans and River Cruise back to Amsterdam

by Zaan Tours Non-refundable No booking or credit card fees
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Sparkling waterways and historic windmills are just a few of the things that make the Zaanse Schans district of the Netherlands a beautiful and memorable place to visit. Take a drive to and a boat ride back from this world-famous district with a guide who opens your eyes to all its secrets in a small group no larger than 16 guests.

Meet your guide in front of hotel NH Barbizon Palace, opposite of Amsterdam Central Station, and settle into a comfortable car. Drive into Zaanse Schans and be greeted by the gently flowing Zaan River, which is dotted with historic houses and charming windmills. Your tour takes you to a wooden clogmaker's shop, a traditional cheesefarm and a majestic wooden windmill.

Board a river boat and marvel at sights of antiquated houses and industrial buildings from the Zaan. Drift towards the town of Zaandam, where companies like Verkade and Albert Heijn were founded, and Russian czar Peter the Great learned how to build ships. Continue sailing along the North Sea Canal along back to Amsterdam, where your experience comes to an end.

Sparkling waterways and historic windmills are just a few of the things that make the Zaanse Schans district of the Netherlands a beautiful and memorable place to visit. Take a drive to and a boat ride back from this world-famous district with a guide who opens your eyes to all its secrets in a small group no larger than 16 guests.

Meet your guide in front of hotel NH Barbizon Palace, opposite of Amsterdam Central Station, and settle into a comfortable car. Drive into Zaanse Schans and be greeted by the gently flowing Zaan River, which is dotted with historic houses and charming windmills. Your tour takes you to a wooden clogmaker's shop, a traditional cheesefarm and a majestic wooden windmill.

Board a river boat and marvel at sights of antiquated houses and industrial buildings from the Zaan. Drift towards the town of Zaandam, where companies like Verkade and Albert Heijn were founded, and Russian czar Peter the Great learned how to build ships. Continue sailing along the North Sea Canal along back to Amsterdam, where your experience comes to an end.

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Small Group Zaanse Schans and River Cruise back to Amsterdam

Activity Location

Zaanse Schans

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Hotel NH Barbizon Palace

    Prins Hendrikkade 59-72

    Amsterdam 1012 AD


Highlights

  • Leisurely tour that combines exploration by land & riverboat

  • Quaint wooden architecture of the Zaanse Schans district

  • Visits to a clogmaker, a traditional cheesefarm & a windmill

  • Scenic cruise along the Zaan River & through the city's port

  • Insightful stories & anecdotes from an experienced guide


Inclusions

  • Guided tour of Zaanse Schans

  • Admission to a clog-maker workshop, cheese farm and windmill

  • Single ticket transport from central Amsterdam via coach

  • Single ticket transport to central Amsterdam via boat cruise

  • Live tour commentary provided in English


Exclusions

  • Meals and drinks

  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off


Know Before You Book

  • Maximum group size is 24 people.

  • This activity is not wheelchair accessible.

  • Check-in is 15 minutes prior to the booked tour start time.