Amsterdam Shore Excursion: Zaanse Schans Windmills, Marken and Volendam Half-Day Trip
Next, visit the world-famous fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, on the coast of the former Zuiderzee (now called Ijselmeer). In these authentic villages, the old wooden houses are built on stilts and locals still wear their colorful traditional dresses. To get from Volendam to Marken, take a 20-minute boat ride, with approximately 45 minutes at each stop (summer only).
During your tour, you'll also stop at one of the few farms where cheese is still made in the traditional Dutch way.
Worry-free Shore Excursion:
This excursion is located within a 20-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Amsterdam. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy.
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Starts at 9am
Afternoon Trip at 2:45pm
Starts at 2:45pm. Available March 20 to October 25.
Amsterdam Shore Ex
- Transport by air-conditioned coach
- Professional guide
- Boat ride (optional, no extra charge)
- Port pickup and drop-off
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Entrance to windmill (approx. 3 euros)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Reviewed by: paigeyp, July 2015
I highly recommend this tour. The windmills are so beautiful. I did wish there was more time at this stop because you barely have time to use the facilities and see it all. My favorite stop was the fish town. So beautiful and had a delicious lunch. The ferry ride was great too. Unfortunately my visit was during a heat wave and the air conditioner was broken on the bus. That was the only down side.
Reviewed by: Martin E, May 2015
This tour was amazing!