Zaanse Schans Windmills Half-Day Bike Tour

Zaanse Schans Windmills Bike Tour with Picnic

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4 hours
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Dutch, English, French, German

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What You'll Do
  • Cycle the flat and easy roads of the Zaanse Schans Cycle Route
  • See old windmills, factories, and traditional wooden houses
  • Learn how the wooden clogs were made in the past
  • Sample a variety of Dutch cheeses
Explore some of the great icons of The Netherlands on a 4-hour bike tour to Zaanse Schans and see the typical windmills of the industrial age at the open-air museum. Learn how the traditional wooden shoes of Holland are made, and sample some Dutch cheese.
What to Expect
Experience some of the icons of The Netherlands on a half-day bike tour of Zaanse Schans, a picturesque open air museum in North Holland.

Following a transfer from central Amsterdam by coach, you will cycle the scenic lanes of the Zaan region. Your bikes will be waiting for your on arrival. Your 1.5-hour cycle ride will take you along the banks of the Zaan River through some of Holland’s rich industrial heritage.

As you pedal, your guide will describe the history of the Zaan, pointing out windmills from the 17th century, old factories, and traditional green wooden houses. After approximately 90 minutes, stop to enjoy a picnic with panoramic views of the old windmills on the pancake flat landscape.

Next, tour a clog factory to learn how the agricultural shoes of wood were made in former times. Continue to a cheese farm to learn about the various cheeses of the region, and sample a selection before your return to Amsterdam.
What's Included
  • Coach transfer to Zaanse Schans
  • Bike tour
  • Clog (wooden shoe) demonstration
  • Cheese tasting
  • Picnic
  • Coffee
Meeting Point

Meet your guide at the Tourist Office in front of Centraal Station, Amsterdam (Open in Google Maps)

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Product ID: 43676