This delightful Amsterdam shore trip 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).
Mobility: NO wheelchairs
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