The Zaanse Schans is one of the most beautiful parts of the Netherlands, featuring traditional wooden windmills, barns, homes and museums, all built with the unique timber architecture. There is so much to do, smell and taste that this visit will not be easily forgotten.
Volendam and Marken
With an experienced guide you will visit Volendam and Marken on foot. Be amazed by the narrow streets and the historic former-fishermen's cottages, where the women lived between hope and fear until the men returned from the sea. These villages have their own well-preserved culture in costumes, trade and crafts. Get photographed in an authentic costume then take a fun boat trip on the former Zuiderzee lake, seeing the landscape from a very different perspective. During this part of the tour you will also visit a traditional clog maker and cheese factory. Be amazed by these crafts and enjoy tasting the Dutch cheese. You can also learn all about the history of the town in the Volendam Museum.
This tour has no departues in the winter season. In the summer season this tour departs daily at 12:00 h.