GIETHOORN - ZAANSE SCHANS is a unique combination of Holland top two tourist destinations that are packaged in a simple and amazing way, which will take you in a travel experience that will not be forgotten in a lifetime. (departure from the designated location in Amsterdam).
We take you to the enchanting village of Giethoorn in the north of the Netherlands for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Known as the "Venice of North," the village is notable for its many canals and complete lack of roads. You will explore the fairytale village, where less than 3,000 people live, on a 1-hour guided boat tour. Experience the scenery on a leisurely trip through the canals. Explore the preserved village on foot, and see how each farmhouse is built on a small man-made island. Wander the narrow footpaths to discover hundreds of bridges, and enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of the village.
Your last destination is to explore the most picturesque traditional 17th-century village where houses and a collection of beautifully preserved windmills from the nation’s industrial heritage. In the Zaanse Schans village, you can stroll past the charming greenhouses and visit a factory where the clogs popular in this part of the country are made. Learn how they produce world-famous Dutch cheeses as well.
- Full day trip from Amsterdam
- Professional local driver/guide
- 1-Hour canal cruise in Giethoorn. Note: weather conditions could have an influence on the canal cruise)
- Food tasting
- Live demonstration
- Hotel/port pickup and drop-off (OPTIONAL)
- Personal expenses
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)