1. Amsterdam: Public Transport to Zaanse Schans,Edam & Volendam
Head out into the Dutch countryside on one of Holland’s loveliest bus routes, taken by local Amsterdammers every day. Travel along a route through the Waterland region as you discover century-old dikes, eat pancakes in tiny villages, and pass by the homes of the 17th-century rich and famous on this quintessentially Dutch experience. Start your journey at the meeting point where you will exchange your voucher. Hop aboard your comfortable bus and within minutes, commence your ride to one of the most picturesque regions. Witness some of the classic postcard images of the Netherlands with landmarks like windmills, quaint facades, bikes and boats gliding through rural countryside with cows, clogs, farms, and home-made cheese. Become acquainted with Noord-Holland, also known as the backyard of Amsterdam. This regions is filled with quaint villages and towns like Volendam, Marken, Broek in Waterland, Edam and Monnickendam. Get a sense of how the Netherlands might have looked in the old days, with cobblestoned streets all around. The Unesco area De Beemster is also located here, renowned for its cheese production and authentic windmills. And the perfect way to explore all this like a local, yet in style, is by bus when you can hop-on and hop-off any time you want.