Giethoorn – Volendam – Zaanse Schans | Holland Dream Tour
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.
Stop At: Giethoorn The Netherlands
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.
Stop At: Volendam Haven, Volendam The Netherlands
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 attractions 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 in the village.
Stop At: Zaanse Schans - Zaandam The Netherlands
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. There’s nothing more Dutch than… cheese! Come and try some at the Catharina Hoeve Farm. Learn how they produce world-famous Dutch cheeses as well.
Duration: 8 - 9 hours.
Pick up time: 08:30 AM - 09:00 AM.
Pick up location: Hotel ibis Amsterdam Centre, Stationsplein 49, 1012 AB Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Inclusions: - Day trip from Amsterdam - Live demonstration - Food tasting - Professional local driver/guide - Transport in car/ minivan/ coach - Canal cruise ticket in Giethoorn
Exclusions: - Food and drinks - Personal expenses - Gratuities (optional)
Additional information: - Not wheelchair accessible - Stroller accessible - Infants must sit on laps - Most travelers can participate - 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.