Keukenhof Gardens and Zaanse Schans Windmills Guided Day Tour from Amsterdam
See all the Dutch icons such as the Tulips in Keukenhof & windmills, cheese and clogs at Zaanse Schans.
Experience the beauty of Keukenhof Gardens in bloom on a guided morning tour from Amsterdam in the company of an expert guide and travel by small comfortable coach out to the Netherlands’ most famous bulb region, passing through remarkable flower-filled meadows. In the afternoon continue to windmill village Zaanse Schans and see all the other dutch icons such as windmills, cheese and clogs.Itinerary
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Lisse, Lisse, South Holland Province
After a short ride from Amsterdam to the bulbflower area around Lisse, we start your tour by making a scenic ride in this area. Depending upon the season you see a landscape with colourful bulbflower carpets in almost any colour you can imagine. We try to find a spot where we can stop to make some pictures.Stop At:
Keukenhof, Stationsweg 166A, 2161 AM Lisse The Netherlands
Then we continue to the true highlight of this tour, the park Keukenhof. Once a mere kitchen garden filled with vegetables and herbs, the Keukenhof - smack dab in the middle of South Holland’s tulip region - now has the distinction of being the world’s largest flower garden, hosting some 800,000 visitors per year. This guided tour will take you through the 15 kilometers of footpaths and 32 hectares of gardens, where millions of bulbs are planted each year. Tulips, hyacinths, daffodils, and other spring bulbs of a variety of vibrant colours carpet the grounds. Stroll through the English landscape garden, the Japanese country garden, and the historical garden. Take in the flower sculpture, based on an annual theme.
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutesStop At:
Zaanse Schans, Schansend 1, 1509 AW Zaandam The Netherlands
The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum that houses a collection of working windmills, wooden houses, barns and shops dating back to the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 on, bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutesStop At:
Kooijman Souvenirs & Clogs Wooden Shoe Workshop, Kraaienest 4, 1509 AZ Zaandam The Netherlands
You will visit the clog museum annex wooden shoemaker shop here you'll watch traditional craftsmen at work, making clogs and other artifacts
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm, Zeilenmakerspad 5, 1509 BZ Zaandam The Netherlands
Learn how Dutch cheese is being made in a farm and off course taste some real Dutch farmer's cheese.
Duration: 30 minutesStop At:
Stromma Pier 4, Damrak 22, 1012 LH Amsterdam, Netherlands
If option selected, the tour includes a ticket to the popular Amsterdam Canal Cruise.
The Amsterdam canal cruise passes by all of Amsterdam's famous attractions. Canal houses from the Golden Age, the Westerkerk, the Anne Frank house: the Amsterdam canal cruise takes you past all of them. Sightseeing in Amsterdam couldn't be a more relaxing experience.
Duration: 1 hour
"May be operated by a multi-lingual guide"
"Tulips and other bulb flowers are natural products and even though the Keukenhof has advanced growing methods, the course of nature depends mainly on the weather. Therefore it cannot be guaranteed how many flowers and flower fields can be visited and seen during your tour."
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"The Keukenhof Gardens is a cash-free site, so cash payments will not be accepted"
"Most travelers can participate"
"Children up to and including 3 years old are free of charge (not occupying a seat)"
"Tour Company will oblige by the strict rules and measurements of the Dutch government and the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment."
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 60 travelers"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
Duration: 9 Hours
De Ruijterkade 105, 1011 AB Amsterdam, Netherlands
Cancellations and refunds:
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.