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Edam Cheese and Windmill Village
Amsterdam Shore Excursion - Edam Cheese and Windmill Village


 



This 8 Hour Private Shore Excursion Includes:
  • Pick up from Port or Hotel in Amsterdam
  • Private English Speaking Licensed Guide
  • Round Trip Transportation in Private Vehicle
  • Included Interior Visits- Windmill Village

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Tour Number:
NAMST-07

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TOUR DESCRIPTION
 
Type: Charming Towns, Culture, Food, Scenic Drive
Length: 8 Hours
Walking: Medium
Mobility: NO wheelchair
Guide: Licensed Guide
Language: English

Amsterdam Shore Excursion - This delightful tour visits the cheese making town of Edam and the open air Windmill Village museum of Zaanse Schans. Its a nice option to see typical things from the Netherlands.

After meeting your private licensed guide you drive through the scenic countryside to the 18th century village of Edam which was once a sea port but is now on a fresh water lake due to the dikes which created the Ijsselmeer lake. The town is famous for its Edam Cheese. While you are here you enjoy walking on cobblestones past canal houses and beautiful gardens. Of course, there is a chance to sample the famous cheese if you wish.

Next you drive to Zaanse Schans and the Windmill Village. This open air museum was created to save traditional windmills from destruction when industrialization began. Your guide will explain the different types of windmills and also provide information about the wooden houses which date from the 17th and 18th century. Also in the village you have the chance to see a clog maker as well as a cheese farm.

While you are at the village there is free time for lunch (meal not included).


If you cannot find what you are looking for, our Amsterdam tours and Amsterdam Shore Excursions can also be customized to fit your needs. If you have a larger group, we can offer you a private Amsterdam tour using a mid-size bus or full size coach. Please contact us with any questions or to receive a customized quote.
Shore Trip Timing - The shore excursion times are approximate based on your interests and traffic conditions.
  • Drive to Edam - 1 Hour
  • Edam walking tour and free time - 2 Hours
  • Drive to Zaanse Schans - 1 Hour
  • Free Time for Lunch - 1 Hour
  • Visit Windmill Village - 2 Hours
  • Return to pier- 1 Hour