Key Details
1 day
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Live Guide
Dutch, English, Frisian, German

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Pick-up and drop off at hotel, cruise ship, B&B, houseboat, etc in Amsterdam Center. Pick-up time at hotel: 9.30 am.
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What You'll Do
  • Explore the traditional villages of North Holland, including De Rijp, considered the prettiest in the land
  • Go to the cheese towns of Edam and Alkmaar
  • Wander among historic windmills
  • Visit Beemster, the first reclaimed land
  • Enjoy lunch at a traditional Dutch restaurant
  • Discover the enchanting wooden houses of Marken
  • Escape the tourist crowds
Explore the traditions of Holland on a private full-day tour from Amsterdam, and discover enchanting villages, cheese markets, and historic windmills. Visit the fishing village of Marken, go to picturesque Alkmaar, eat traditional pancakes, and more.
What to Expect
Escape the crowds of tourists and get insider knowledge on the traditions of Holland, and experience everyday life in authentic villages on this full-day tour from Amsterdam. The private tour by hybrid car focuses on the most picturesque locations within easy access of the city.

First, drive north to Alkmaar, famous for its weekly cheese market every Friday morning in the summer. Learn the history of the town on a walking tour, before driving to the windmills of Schermerhorn. These windmills date from 1634 and can pump 64.000 liters of water a minute! After seen a short video, look inside the windmills: you can even climb to the top to see the mechanism that still is working (during months Nov - April visit the windmills at Zaansche Schans).

Next, drive a scenic route, passing some beautiful villages, and head to Edam. Time to have lunch (soup, bread, salad, or pancakes). After lunch, take a walk in Edam.

After visting Edam, leave for the final destination: the picturesque fisherman Island of Marken, famous for its small green wooden houses. In Marken you can visit a clog store and have a walk in this mini town. Leaving Marken, drive back to Amsterdam for drop off at your hotel.
What's Included
  • Parking fees
  • Windmill entrance tickets
  • Lunch at traditional Dutch restaurant - soup, bread, and pancakes, or salad and drink
  • Private guide
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Transportation by 100% electric Mercedes B class for up to 4 passengers
  • All local taxes
What's Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
Cancellation Policy
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund
Know Before You Go
• Travel is by "green" Toyota Prius.
• Windmills were built on windy places: dress warm and waterproof.
• This tour does not include any promotional stops.

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