Day trip

From Amsterdam: Windmills & Volendam Private Tour

From Amsterdam: Windmills & Volendam Private Tour

From US$ 544.44 per group up to 7

On this 6-hour private tour from Amsterdam, see typical Zaanse houses, mills, and shops in Zaanse Schans, taste Dutch cheese, watch a clog-making demonstration, and visit the fishing village of Volendam.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Covid-19 precautions
Special health and safety measures apply. Learn more
Mobile ticketing
Use your phone or print your voucher
Duration 6 hours
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Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Pickup included
Pickup from the lobby of your hotel in Amsterdam. Your driver will be holding a sign with your name on it.
Wheelchair accessible
Private group


  • Discover all the different types of windmills
  • Learn how the Dutch make cheese and traditional wooden shoes
  • Discover the most famous village in the Netherlands: Zaanse Schans
  • Explore a scenic fishing village
Full description
Experience traditional Dutch culture on this 6-hour private journey from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans, a clog and cheese factory, and Volendam. After pickup from your accommodation in Amsterdam, your driver and guide will take you to the first destination of the day: Zaanse Schans, a region of the Netherlands full of traditional structures. Tour the wooden dwellings, windmills, and quaint little shops. Above all, you can admire the traditional mills scattered throughout the town, each of which has its own purpose: there's a paint mill, oil mill, saw mill, spice mill, and more.  The next stops will be the clog factory and cheese farm, two essential elements of any visit to the Netherlands. Learn how the cheese is made and taste some delectable tidbits. Then, you’ll be treated to a demonstration on making wooden clogs.  Next, visit Volendam, a fishing village known for its fresh eel and herring. Taste some fresh fish from a traditional cart and admire the old port, full of Dutch ships. Try on a traditional Dutch outfit and have your picture taken as you fit in with the Volendamers. In the center of the town, walk along the dyke (boulevard) and explore the various restaurants and shops. This will be a great opportunity to enjoy a traditional meal after taking in the best of the Netherlands.
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Luxury Mercedes Benz vehicle with a professional driver
  • Water
  • Wi-Fi in vehicle
  • Windmills entrance fees
  • Meals
Covid-19 precautions

You must book this activity online because the ticket office is closed

Safety measures in place
  • All areas that customers touch are frequently cleaned
Traveler requirements
  • You are required to bring and wear a mask

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Important information

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes

Know before you go

  • This sightseeing tour will take place rain or shine.
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Product ID: 374491