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Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans & Giethoorn Guided Combo Tour

1. Amsterdam: Zaanse Schans & Giethoorn Guided Combo Tour

For a one-time life experience, you can start with a tour of the enchanting village of Giethoorn in the north of the Netherlands, with many canals and a total lack of roads. During a 1-hour guided boat tour, you can visit this fairytale village where less than 3,000 persons are living. Explore the restored village on foot to see the structure of every farmhouse on a tiny, man-made island. Walk along the narrow footpaths to explore hundreds of bridges and admire the village's quiet ambiance. Your journey will continue with an exploration of the most picturesque traditional 17th-century Zaanse Schans settlement, which includes houses and a series of wonderfully restored windmills from the nation's industrial heritage. In Zaanse Schans village, you can stroll through the charming greenhouses and visit a factory that makes the famous clogs in this part of the world. There's also a Dutch cheese to taste, and when you're there, you can try some at the Catharina Hoeve Farm, where you can also learn about how it's made.

Zaanse Schans: Pancake Restaurant Visit

2. Zaanse Schans: Pancake Restaurant Visit

Marvel at the views of the windmills and the waterfront of Zaanse Schans from one of the beautiful terraces at Restaurant De Kraai. Depending on the option selected, choose your pancake topping and select either delicious Dutch cheese, syrup, Nutella, apple sauce, or crispy bacon. Or, just sit back and relax while relishing homemade apple pie. Each option will be served with either coffee or tea.

Amsterdam: Windmills, Edam, Volendam and Marken Private Tour

3. Amsterdam: Windmills, Edam, Volendam and Marken Private Tour

Discover charming villages reared in Dutch tradition on this exclusive tour. Just 20 minutes from Amsterdam, traditional Dutch countryside awaits you. Appreciate the landscape and visit the museum outdoor at Zaanse Schans, which recreates an industrial town full of the windmills for which the Dutch are so famous. Explore inside the mill and get a whiff of all the spices used here. Learn about the many modes of operation and production in these mills. Then, travel to the village of Marken through a lone, winding road that was built in 1957. This historic place remains well-preserved to this day.   Visit a farm in the area and appreciate the high quality craftsmanship used to produce Gouda cheese. Your tour includes an extensive tasting. Volendam, the former fishing village, is the last stop on the tour. Lose yourself amidst the striking wooden houses and a maze of narrow streets and canals. Enjoy some free time to stroll the streets and explore the shops. If you get hungry, nibble your way through the harbor's many food stalls and restaurants, sampling the local fish as you go.

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Eşimle birlikte katıldığımız harika bir turdu. 6 kişilik özel bir panelvan ile rehberimiz Nouval bizi tam vaktinde buluşma yerinden aldı. Yolculuğumuz çok konforlu ve rahat geçti. Yol boyunca rehberimiz Nouval bizi güzergah ve çevredeki yerler hakkında bilgilendirdi. Kendisi son derece bilgili, kibar ve eğlenceli, fotoğrafçılık konusunda da ayrıca başarılı. Tekrar gelsem yine Nouval ile birlikte aynı yerleri gezmek isterim. Kesinlikle tavsiye ediyorum.

Very nice and cozy experience. The guide was very well informed, willing and agreeable. Strongly recommend this tour!

The trip was absolutely fantastic and our driver simply amazing! Highly recommended!

Highly recommended. Beautiful landscapes and towns. Our guide Enrique, excellent.

Our tour guide was more than perfect. Highly recommended