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Amsterdam: Countryside Bike Tour and Zaanse Schans Windmills

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4 reviews

Activity provider: Hop-on Tours

Amsterdam: Countryside Bike Tour and Zaanse Schans Windmills

Activity provider: Hop-on Tours
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From US$ 57.68 per person

Explore the countryside around Amsterdam by bike and enjoy a real Dutch experience on this 5.5-hour tour. Visit 17th-century windmills, learn how they made the paper for the US Declaration of Independence, visit a clog maker, and try Gouda cheese.

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Duration 5.5 hours
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Live tour guide
English, German
Small group
Limited to 7 participants

Experience

Highlights
  • Cycle in a small group at a leisurely pace
  • Visit windmills outside the tourist area
  • See the beautiful wetlands painted by Monet
Full description
Learn about Dutch culture and history as you discover the area of Zaanse Schans on a half-day bicycle tour from Amsterdam. Meet your guide at Amsterdam Central Station and travel to Zaandam by train to start the bicycle tour. Cycle past industrial windmills and admire the beautiful landscape. Stop at a sawmill to learn how it operates, and visit a paper mill to see how paper was made in the 17th century. Pedal through the stunning wetlands, painted by Monet at the end of the 19th century. Pass the neighborhood of Domineestuin, filled with authentic wooden houses, before arriving in Zaanse Schans. Park your bicycle and enjoy a demonstration of how clogs are made. Take the opportunity to taste delicious Gouda cheese, a local specialty. After a fantastic half-day experience, return by bike to Zaandam and board the train back to Amsterdam Central Station, where your tour will end.
Includes
  • Bicycle tour
  • Guide
  • Return train ticket from Amsterdam Centraal to Zaandam
  • Entrance to one windmill
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments
  • People under 4 ft 6 in (140 cm)

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Meet in front of visitor center.

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  • This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility.
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4.8 /5

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Great, fun bike ride, thanks to our brilliant guide Hans

May 1, 2022

March 31, 2022

A very nice bike tour with the very best guide and lots of information - all this away from the tourist scene! :-)

August 12, 2021

Product ID: 381899