Volendam, Edam and windmills & Amsterdam City Canal cruise

Volendam, Edam and windmills & Amsterdam City Canal cruise

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Volendam, Edam and windmills & Amsterdam City Canal cruise

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Gray Line Sightseeing BIG BUS TOUR to Volendam, Edam and windmills & Amsterdam Canal cruise

Tour the countryside and see a little slice of Dutch life with a fully guided tour from Amsterdam. Explore the famous windmills at Zaanse Schans and experience Edam’s old streets, quiet canals, and public cheese weighing house. On this half-day tour from Amsterdam, get to know clog makers in Zaanse Schansand discover how cheese is traditionally made in Holland. Back in Amsterdam your guide will give you your ticket for a regular City Canal Cruise. The voucher can be redeemed at the docks of Blue Boat Company- Gray Line Amsterdam

Free Cancellation Fully refundable when canceled up to 24 hours prior to departure
6 Hours Duration of experience
Tour Guide / Driver Type of tour leader

Experience

  • See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans.
  • Explore the traditional cheese weighing house in Edam.
  • Taste the delicious Dutch cheese at a cheese farm.
  • Stroll the twisting streets of Volendam, and feel the fishing village atmosphere
  • Watch traditional artisans at work, causing clogs and other artifacts.
  • City Canal Cruise in Amsterdam by Blue Boat Company / Gray Line Amsterdam

  • Transportationbyasingle-deckbus
  • Multi–Lingualtourguide(English&German)
  • Pick-up and drop off in central Amsterdam
  • Visitaclog(woodenshoe)maker
  • Tasting of a local cheese with a visit at a cheesefarm
  • Entrance at a working windmill
  • Bottle of water & Dutch syrupwaffle.
  • All taxes, fees,and handling charges
  • City Canal Cruise in Amsterdam by Blue Boat Company / Gray Line Amsterdam

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities(optional)

  • Meeting point: This tour departs from De Ruijterkade 105, 1011 AB Amsterdam. Which is only a 6 minute walk from the Amsterdam Central Station. From the front of the Amsterdam Central Station (Stationsplein), turn to your left and walk in the eastern direction. Keep on walking and cross the small bridge. Walk until you reach the Doubletree By Hilton hotel. Turn left and follow the walkway underneath the railway crossing. After this crossing, our departue point is on your right.
  • Please make sure you arrive well in time at the starting point. Due to traffic regulations in Amsterdam our tour buses are not allowed to stop for a long time at the starting point.
  • Confirmation will be received attime of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. People with walking problems are not advised to take this tour.
  • Tour may be operated in multiple languages
  • Infants must sit on laps
Back in Amsterdam your guide will give you your ticket for a regular City Canal Cruise. The voucher can be redeemed at the docks of Blue Boat Company- Gray Line Amsterdam. The ticket for your City Canal Cruise is an so called "OPEN TICKET".This means that no timeslot has been allocated and you can board any next a vailable boat at one of the 2 docks:
  • The first dock is located at Stadhouderskade 501 opposite the Hard Rock Cafe. Take tram 1, 2, 5,11 and 12 stop at Leidseplein. from there the dock is a 2 minute walk.
  • The second dock is located at Stadhouderskade 550, opposite Heineken Experience. Take tram 2, 5,and 12 stop at Rijksmuseum. from there the dock is a 5 minute walk or take metro No. 52 and stop at Vijzelgracht. From there the dock is only a 2 minute walk.

The windmill village of Zaanse Schans:

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Highlights
  • See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans.
  • Explore the traditional cheese weighing house in Edam.
  • Taste the delicious Dutch cheese at a cheese farm.
  • Stroll the twisting streets of Volendam, and feel the fishing village atmosphere
  • Watch traditional artisans at work, causing clogs and other artifacts.
  • City Canal Cruise in Amsterdam by Blue Boat Company / Gray Line Amsterdam
Includes
  • Transportationbyasingle-deckbus
  • Multi–Lingualtourguide(English&German)
  • Pick-up and drop off in central Amsterdam
  • Visitaclog(woodenshoe)maker
  • Tasting of a local cheese with a visit at a cheesefarm
  • Entrance at a working windmill
  • Bottle of water & Dutch syrupwaffle.
  • All taxes, fees,and handling charges
  • City Canal Cruise in Amsterdam by Blue Boat Company / Gray Line Amsterdam
Excludes
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities(optional)
Essential Information
  • Meeting point: This tour departs from De Ruijterkade 105, 1011 AB Amsterdam. Which is only a 6 minute walk from the Amsterdam Central Station. From the front of the Amsterdam Central Station (Stationsplein), turn to your left and walk in the eastern direction. Keep on walking and cross the small bridge. Walk until you reach the Doubletree By Hilton hotel. Turn left and follow the walkway underneath the railway crossing. After this crossing, our departue point is on your right.
  • Please make sure you arrive well in time at the starting point. Due to traffic regulations in Amsterdam our tour buses are not allowed to stop for a long time at the starting point.
  • Confirmation will be received attime of booking
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. People with walking problems are not advised to take this tour.
  • Tour may be operated in multiple languages
  • Infants must sit on laps
Back in Amsterdam your guide will give you your ticket for a regular City Canal Cruise. The voucher can be redeemed at the docks of Blue Boat Company- Gray Line Amsterdam. The ticket for your City Canal Cruise is an so called "OPEN TICKET".This means that no timeslot has been allocated and you can board any next a vailable boat at one of the 2 docks:
  • The first dock is located at Stadhouderskade 501 opposite the Hard Rock Cafe. Take tram 1, 2, 5,11 and 12 stop at Leidseplein. from there the dock is a 2 minute walk.
  • The second dock is located at Stadhouderskade 550, opposite Heineken Experience. Take tram 2, 5,and 12 stop at Rijksmuseum. from there the dock is a 5 minute walk or take metro No. 52 and stop at Vijzelgracht. From there the dock is only a 2 minute walk.
Itinerary
The windmill village of Zaanse Schans:

Get a break from Amsterdam with a scenic day trip on a 6.5 hour guided tour around the Dutch countryside. Start with a 20-minute drive to the windmill village of Zaanse Schans, situated on the banks of the river Zaan and home to the original 18th and 19th-century architecture, including several still functioning windmills and wooden houses. Watch live demonstrations of artisans at work, including a clog maker crafting wooden shoes worn by ... See more
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