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Private daytrip Giethoorn and the Windmills of Zaanse Schans

Visit the 2 most popular places in Holland in one day, The Zaanse Schans with its incredible windmills and Giethoorn (also known as the Venice of the North).

Your personal guide will pick you up at the time and place that suit you in Amsterdam. In 20 minutes you will arrive at The Zaanse Schans where you will see the typical famous Dutch windmills. The Zaanse Schans is an open air museum with a cheese farm and a clogs maker’s. you have the possibility to visit museums such as the Diamond Museum, Bakery Museum, the Kuiperij, which is the place where barrels were crafted for transportation of goods.

The sightings surrounding this incredible place are breathtaking. The beautifull green timbrtrd traditional houses, authentic and unique craftmanship all over the place, and you find youself surrounded by many solemn wonderfull windmills being swung round and round by breezes and wind in the open Dutch air

per adult from

$1,112

NZD

Duration

9 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Bottled water
    • Air-conditioned vehicle
    • Private transportation
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch
  • Your personal guide will pick you up at the time and place that suit you. After a few words of welcome he or she will take you the first sightseeing point. At the first stop you will see the famous typical Dutch windmills, the Zaanse Schans, which is like an open aire museum with a cheese farm, a wooden clogs facturyThere are museums included such as the Diamond Museum, Bakery Museum, the Kuiperij, which is the place where barrels were crafted for transportation of goods. 

    The sightings surrounding this incredible place are breathtaking. The beautifull green timbrtrd traditional houses, authentic and unique craftmanship all over the place, and you find youself surrounded by many solemn wonderfull windmills being swung round and round by breezes and wind in the open Dutch air

    Following this little escapade your guide will take you along further north of Amsterdam, to the world famous Dutch village called GIETHOORN. A village that is sparkling with beauty in all seasons. Giethoorn feels like Alice in wonderland, so splended and peacefull it seems unreal.

    Our guide will inforn and talk about the history of this unique place, giving you the ‘insights’ on the secrets and stories to Giethoorn and its region.

    After this one and a half hour ride, with a snack and bathroom break, you’llarrive at the embarking place in Giethoorn. From here on you will float along Giethoorn for an hour, guided by a local captain. Sliding through its canals you will be in awe of the views of the marvels of the farytale village with its authentic lovely ‘thatched roof’ farmhouses.

    You will get to know everything about Giethoorn on the boat trip, with extra time you’ll get to explore a little taste of Giethoorns daily life, venturing over its narrow paths by foot or by bike .

    You can also opt for a speed lesson to operate the so called “whisper boat” an electric motor boat, then you’ll be YOUR OWN CAPTAIN for an hour!

    (bike and boat rental are at own cost).  

    As we arrive back in amsterdam in the evening the night in Amsterdam is just about to start. Amsterdam centre is boiling with adventure an fantastic places. 

    Your personal guide will suggest and inform you about the places that are a MUST to see and the places to go to and spend a great night à la AMSTERDAM
  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We pick up travelers from any accommodation in central Amsterdam
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

8

Organised by Dutchtrips

Activity ID: V-65926P14

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