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Volendam, Marken And Windmills With Guided City Tour

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Get a glimpse of old and new Amsterdam on this city tour that also takes you to two popular fishing villages.

Volendam, Marken and Windmills with Guided City Tour

Enjoy a day of exploration on this Amsterdam coach tour that takes you through this remarkable city as well as two charming villages. You'll spend your day admiring the architecture, attractions, and other sights that these three spots have to offer. For a look at Amsterdam's past and present, look no further than this Amsterdam tour.

Your Marken tour begins in Amsterdam, where you'll pass by many of the city's major attractions, including the Museum Square, where you will have the opportunity to view the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh, and Stedelijk museum. The Museum quarter is arguably the cultural hub of the city, offering a kaleidoscope of activities and attractions. Originally the area was a wax candle factory and marshy meadows. You will travel on a large first-class spacious bus with air-conditioning so that you can enjoy the insightful commentary provided by the professional tour guides. They will tell you all the insights while driving past historical windmills, rustic bridges, and picturesque landscapes. Before leaving Amsterdam, you'll visit a diamond factory where diamonds are traditionally polished.

You will be provided with approximately 3 hours of free time to purchase lunch and to further explore. When your tour commences, you'll spend most of the afternoon admiring the charming fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, where you will visit a wooden shoemaker. The two villages are known for their traditional Dutch architecture and garb; not only are the wooden houses built on stilts, but the residents still wear colorful dresses that are reminiscent of previous generations. In Volendam, you'll have time to visit a cheese factory. You'll also make a stop at Zaanse Schans, the popular windmill neighborhood. You will be provided with approximately 3 hours of free time to purchase lunch and to further explore. This area attracts almost a million visitors each year.

After your Volendam and Marken tour, take a break with a relaxing cruise along Amsterdam's historic canal district. Bring your camera and create some art of your own as you pass by antiques mansions, spectacular churches, charming houseboats and 17th century bridges. Book this day trip today to capture the character and taste of both old and new Holland.

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from $119.00 (USD)
Per Person
Tour Type
Group Size
Activity Type(s)
Cultural, Scenic
Tour Duration
11 Hours
Activity Level
Tour Leaves From
An approximately 15 minute walk, or an approximately 8 minute taxi (not included, approximately 9 EUR each way) is required to reach your departure location.
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Special Instructions
Casual, comfortable clothing and good walking shoes are recommended.
This tour is not wheelchair accessible. Guests must be able to walk on paved, as well as cobblestone surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas. Children ages 3 and younger may attend the tour free of charge with advanced notice at the time of booking.