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  • Amsterdam: Dutch Countryside Bike Tour

    1. Amsterdam: Dutch Countryside Bike Tour

    Discover the best of the countryside on the outskirts of Amsterdam on a leisurely bike tour. Be amazed by the breathtaking landscapes as you pedal past traditional farms and discover how the Dutch have managed flooding with their network of "polders" (land reclaimed from the water). One third of the Netherlands lies below sea level, and over the centuries the Dutch have built dikes and polders to push back the water of the Zuiderzee. Ride your bike over dams and dikes, past picturesue villages and through scenic landscapes. Your guide will tell you about the history of this country and the villages you will be seeing.

  • Amsterdam-Noord: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour

    2. Amsterdam-Noord: 3-Hour Private Walking Tour

    After finding a meeting point that suits you in Amsterdam Central (if your hotel is in the area we can meet there), we head to Centraal Station, and hop on the ferry to urban, edgy Amsterdam-Noord, an area once used for heavy industry that today attracts the city’s cool kids and artists. Check out a fascinating exhibition at the Eye Film Museum and see a collection of Dutch and foreign movies and film posters before zooming up the elevator to the A'DAM Lookout, an observation deck with a panoramic view of Amsterdam’s historical center, the port, and the Dutch landscape. Back at ground level, snap pictures of the NDSM Werf – a shipping yard turned gritty skate park – then take a peaceful stroll along the idyllic Noordhollandsch Canal (and maybe stop for a drink at the storybook-esque d’Admiraal Windmill, a centuries-old smock windmill next to the canal). Explore the Pekmarkt flea market...

  • From Amsterdam: Countryside Bike Tour

    3. From Amsterdam: Countryside Bike Tour

    Escape the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam for the day and discover the Dutch countryside on bike. Departing from the city center, take the ferry over the beautiful IJ-lake. Ride your bike over dams and dikes, past picturesue villages and through scenic landscapes. Your guide will tell you about the history of this country and the villages you will be seeing. You will learn about watermanegement while cycling over the embankments that keep the Dutch feet dry. Halfway through the tour, stop for coffee in a lovely little restaurant in Holysloot, a tiny village in the farmlands of Holland. Ask your guide all your questions and enjoy a relaxing break in this peaceful place. The homemade apple pie that's served here is world-famous and the perfect fuel to keep you going. After the refreshment break, continue to Ransdorp. Witness the beauty of this former capital of the Waterland region with i...

    It wad excellent!I rode with two local guides to the countryside just north of the city. it wa beautiful, green and peaceful. the guides where very friendly and we had a long interesting conversation throughout the tour. highly recommended!

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What people are saying about D'Admiraal Windmill

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 5 reviews

Lovely trip to the Dutch countryside, which - it turns out - is just a short ride outside of the buzzing Amsterdam city streets. Thijs shared great insights on the area we cycled through and I now have some villages & cafes to return to and more on the list to explore! Thanks for the nice ride!

It wad excellent!I rode with two local guides to the countryside just north of the city. it wa beautiful, green and peaceful. the guides where very friendly and we had a long interesting conversation throughout the tour. highly recommended!

Wonderful countryside experience! It was better than expected. Sjoerd makes it worthwhile, even on cloudy days. Dont miss it. P.S.- Best way to get over the hangover from previous night ;)