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Make your way to a central Amsterdam meeting point to board the coach bus, which will transport you to three famous Dutch countryside sites. In your comfy seat, listen to an audio guide, narrating the history, culture, and traditions of your destinations: the North Holland villages of Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans.

While the driving is taken care of, enjoy the Dutch countryside, passing areas of land reclaimed from water, called polders, and dikes.

Arrive at Zaanse Schans to see the well-preserved windmills, some from the 17th century. Entry to one windmill is included.

Back on the coach, continue to Marken and Volendam, with 45-minute stops at each. See traditional fishing boats and visit a dairy for a demonstration and samples. You’ll watch traditional clogs being made at a local shoemaker. In summer, a ferry ride between the towns is included.

The full-day tour includes longer stops at each destination. When the tour is complete, relax on the way back to Amsterdam for drop-off.

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Combine visits to Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans—three top sites in the Dutch countryside—on this tour from Amsterdam. Choose from a half-day or full-day tour, and opt to join a ferry cruise from Volendam to Marken (summer season only). Listen to an audio guide during the coach ride, and stop to see a shoemaker fashion traditional clogs, a group of Holland’s famous windmills, and a cheese factory.

  • Combine three Dutch countryside highlights with no need to rent a car
  • Listen to audio commentary on the motor coach ride to learn more about Dutch history
  • Entrance to a historic windmill in Zaanse Schans
  • Included ferry boat ride between Marken and Volendam (summer only)
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Reviewed yesterday
Great value

We spent the day with Alfredo as our guide. Very entertaining and a great sense of humour which kept our small group laughing. Tour is an easy way to see a number of Dutch sites and experience the culture. Highly recommend

Thank Brad J
Reviewed yesterday
Fun tour and experience

We don't normally enjoy the large group bus tours, but this one was a way to see some of the countryside and iconic Netherlands sights. The windmill tour was very interesting and fun. The cheese factory was good and making the waffle things was interesting...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago
Lots of walking, but well worth the effort!

Tosca did an excellent job as our tour guide. We got to see everything as described. The bus ride was uneventful....scenery was beautiful. We had a beautiful day . . .weather was delightful. My partner had trouble negotiating some of the terrain and Tosca was...More

Thank Judy S
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Judy S, It makes us extremely happy to hear that you and your partner were able to provide you with a memorable and informative experience on the Countryside Tour. We will make sure your kind words will be forwarded to Tosca, I am sure...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Highly recommended country side trip

Today me and my freind took this tour. Trip started from central station to Netherlands' nord country side. 1st visit was for the windmill which had really historic background. Next visit was for the cheese factory in Volendam where we experiened nice tasting for the...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience. It is for us always great to hear feedback from the tour and we are happy that you enjoyed the different demonstrations during the tour. it is one of the best ways to see and learn more...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
A great day out.

Took this tour to go and explore the countryside of the Netherlands and we were very happy with it. Our guides for the day, Daniella and Nathalia gave us valuable information and our driver Stefan was great with his witty one liners and conducting the...More

1  Thank Yayati S
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Lindbergh Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Yayati S, Thank you for your positive feedback! We are glad to read that you and your family enjoyed our tour. We can agree that the journey is a great way to explore the beautiful countryside and sights of our country. Our colleagues are...More

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13 September 2018|
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Response from pakabear | Reviewed this property |
There were many language chanels on the headphone devices. I would guess Chinese is one of thiose
Donna D
6 September 2018|
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Response from Perry L | Reviewed this property |
Package deal yes
22 August 2018|
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Response from Srini V | Reviewed this property |
Not sure. May be they add another stop. The travel time by itself was close to 2hrs ( up &down).
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