GIETHOORN - VOLENDAM - ZAANSE SCHANS (The Holland Dream Tour) is a unique combination of several 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 trip will continue to the village of Volendam, where you can admire brightly painted wooden houses, and see locals wearing their colorful regional dress. Your guide will take you on a short walk through the Volendam harbor, one of the most popular tourist attraction in the village since 1875. This is a great place to pick up souvenirs and gifts for those at home or for yourself and to have photos taken in traditional Dutch costume in from one of many photo studios on 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 (pick up location)
- Transport in minivan/ coach
- Boat tour of Giethoorn
- Food tasting
- Live demonstration
- Personal expenses
- Food and drinks
- Gratuities (optional)