Dutch Countryside Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tour And Zaanse Schans Cruise - Amsterdam

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  • Duration: 6 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    Daily departures from March 29 until September 30, 2018, Departure Amsterdam: from 9:00am - 3:00pm, every 45 minutes The last bus departs from each stop as follows:, • Amsterdam (THIS IS HOLLAND):.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Departure point Amsterdam THIS IS HOLLAND: 6 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station , , Last departure from each stop is underlined below. , 1. Amsterdam, THIS IS HOLLAND (departure point) (last depa.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Same as starting point, at THIS IS HOLLAND.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

This Hop on, Hop off tour through Hollands picturesque countryside is the perfect way to explore outside the city and experience the rich culture by bus and by boat! Wander through quaint villages and enjoy a unique Zaanse Schans Windmill Cruise.

Know More about this tour

Depart from Amsterdam on a bus destined for the beautiful countryside. Hop on the comfortable bus that will take you within 15 minutes to the countryside just north of Amsterdam. The tour includes nine stops which all promise a unique sight into Dutch history and tradition. As each stop provides its own special slice of culture, this tour has the perfect variety as you explore the Dutch countryside. You can hop-off as often as you wish and enjoy self-guided walking tours with an audio guide or just walk around and admire the typical historical villages. En route, enjoy amazing country views away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

 There are buses every 30 minutes from each stop which provides the perfect amount of freedom to enjoy your favorite area at your own leisure! Spending as much or as little time at each stop gives you flexibility that cannot be found elsewhere.

 Along the route, you can hop off at the Zaanse Schans, a village that is postcard picture perfect. Step back in time in this village that replicates 18th and 19th century Holland as you experience the open air museum.  You will see how residents used to live and work in the Zaan area, surrounded by the picturesque backdrop of fields and wetlands. Stroll along the cobbled streets and visit the historical windmills, the cheese farm and the wooden shoe factory. You can also admire the traditional wooden houses, many of which are still lived in today. To enhance your visit, this tour includes a boat ride along the Zaan River so you can view the cultural sights from a different perspective. During this 45 minute boat tour, enjoy breath-taking views of the Zaan skyline dotted with windmills while you learn about the history of the Zaanse Schans and its heroes. Experience part of Holland's heritage in a unique setting that is considered a World Heritage site! 

 When planning your trip to Holland, be sure not to miss this gem of a tour which is suitable for all!

 Free guided tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm (3rd stop):

The Cheese Farm Jacobshoeve provides a unique opportunity to witness the process of cheese making as well as experience a free guided tour of the farm. Holland is famous for its cheese and this family business started making cheese over 40 years ago! Step into the world of tradition and take part in the cheese-making process during this tour.

Inclusions

  • Zaanse Schans Windmill Cruise (45 minutes)
  • Hop-on hop-off tour
  • Day ticket including 8 stops
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Free guided tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm
  • Multilingual audio tour through app on the bus
  • Self-guided walking tours (English) available through app at each stop
  • Countryside guide book including information on each stop and local tips
  • Amsterdam city map

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please be aware that the buses drive in one direction only. For example: when you hop-off in Volendam, it is not possible to go back to the stop at the Henri Willig Cheese Farm

The day ticket is valid on the day of the stamp. When you return to Amsterdam (THIS IS HOLLAND), you are not able to use your bus ticket for another round trip

If you would like to take advantage of the great audio tour, make sure to download the free Hop-On Hop-Off app! Code is available at the check-in desk at THIS IS HOLLAND. This is located on the ground floor. Free Wi-Fi on board the bus

No phone? You can rent mobile devices for 3 per device and purchase earplugs for 2 per set at the check-in desk at THIS IS HOLLAND

Via the Hop-On Hop-Off app, you are able to see the live location of the bus and can always check if the bus is nearby

Boat tour Windmill Cruise Zaanse Schans: 45 minutes. Last departure cruise: 4.30 pm. Visit Zaanse Schans: at your own leisure, approx. one hour