Zaanse Schans half-day tour and A'DAM Lookout entrance
- Visit Zaanse Schans on a guided half-day tour
- Learn about cheese making, try wooden shoes and visit a working windmill
- Enjoy the unrivaled view from A'DAM Lookout
From your meeting point in Amsterdam, a short 20-minute bus ride will take you to the windmill village Zaanse Schans. Here you will experience all that is typical Dutch in just a few hours. You will learn about the process of cheese making, walk on wooden shoes, see the interior of a working windmill and admire the wooden green-painted houses and shops. A professional, experienced and friendly guide will accompany you throughout the village before you get time to further explore the village on your own.
In its golden age, the Zaan Region developed into an industrial area on a scale never seen before, with 600 active windmills: wooden factories powered by wind. The prosperity in the 18th and 19th century can be seen in the Zaanse Schans windmill village in several ways. Alongside windmills, barns and other buildings, you will see beautiful houses that were originally built as home to rich windmill owners and merchants.
Back in Amsterdam, you can visit A'DAM Lookout, an observation deck with an unrivalled panoramic view of Amsterdam. You will see the city's historical center, its pulsating port, the unique Dutch polder landscape and you will spot the famous canals which belong to the UNESCO world heritage list. Complementing the experience is a state of the art interactive exhibition about Amsterdam's history and culture. A'DAM Lookout is located on top of the A'DAM Tower in Amsterdam North.
- Guided half-day tour of Zaanse Schans
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Live commentary on board
- Entrance to A'DAM Lookout
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Food and drinks
Please collect your tickets at one of the Stromma shops (you can come before the date on your ticket if you want).
Stromma Central Station - Stationsplein 36
Stromma shop Rijksmuseum - Stadhouderskade 42
Stromma shop Leidseplein - Stadhouderskade 11
Stromma Anne Frank House - Prinsengracht 279
The departure point is at A'DAM Tower, Overhoeksplein, Amsterdam North. The meeting point is at the souvenir shop. Directions: Take the free ferry behind Central Station to Buiksloterweg. When you get off the ferry, you will see the A'DAM Tower on your left.
- Please select a date for your tour at the time of booking
- Departure time is at 12.00pm. Check-in 30 minutes before departure
- You can enjoy the experiences on different days so you can visit the A'DAM Lookout on any day during your stay
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