Day Tour

Private Dutch countryside, windmill and fishermen villages tour (8 hrs) (8 Hours)

ITB holland

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Valid for Travel Now Through: 01 Apr 2018

Private Dutch countryside, windmill and fishermen villages tour (8 hrs) (8 hours)

Amsterdam, Netherlands

Tour Features


  • Adventure
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Wildlife & Nature



Recommended Ages

All Ages

Activity Level



On this day, you will discover the unique sights of Holland. First drive to the windmills area, the “Zaanse Schans”, a 40-house community on the banks of the river Zaan in the 18th century used to be more than 700 windmills. Nowadays, only 5 of them are left. Continue with a visit to Marken, a former Island, now connected to the mainland by a dike. A lovely place to visit with many special features like houses on pillars, the traditional green painted houses with steep roofs and white windows where people still wear their folkloristic customs. Your guide will explain, while exploring wooden bridges and narrow alleys about the history of this former Island.

Continue to Monnickendam. This town is a former fisherman’s village with a great history. During the city walk you will the historic City Hall and ‘De Waag’ a place where they used to weigh the ship loadings coming in from overseas. You may want to sample some Dutch delicacies like “smoked eel”  Lunch will be at leisure and there is a wide choice of restaurants in Monnickendam or  Volendam with its traditional fishermens’ harbour and many shops.

Todays’ tour will be concluded wiith a visit to Broek in Waterland with characteristic wooden houses this village proudly owns. Broek in Waterland is situated in the ‘Waterland’ region. During the 17th and 18th century this village was one of the most prosperous villages in this area. Many ship owners, captains and merchants settled here. Famous people like the French philosopher Victor Hugo, Emperor Alexander of Russia and Napoleon were here before you.

About Us

ITBholland is your local dedicated travel specialist and onsite in the Netherlands & Belgium for tailor made proposals.

Insider Tip

Amsterdam will feature many special events including the reopening of the famous Rijksmuseum, celebration of 400 years canals (UNESCO), the Royal concerthall and many special cultural programs.

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By: HauteHillbilly

Reviewed on: 11 Mar 2015

Our driver and our guide were fantastic! They worked well together to provide our best day in Amsterdam. Emily's extensive knowledge of history, art, and food combined with the driver's ability to get us anywhere efficiently made a perfect day of touring! It was like spending a day in a great city with really smart friends, educational and enjoyable!
Travel Advisor:  Marion Harbison

Guide and Driver Tony is TOPS!

By: Nancy and Carlo

Reviewed on: 07 Dec 2015

Loved our driver Tony! Flexible, smart, fun -- his personality, driving skills, knowledge of his country, and attention to detail made the trip the best it could be! Lucky to have him with us...
Travel Advisor:  Valerie Ann Wilson

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By: claraboya

Reviewed on: 15 May 2017

Overall fine. They sent wrong size vehicle for garden tour. Guide was just ok
Travel Advisor:  Michele Benigno

Very pleased

By: Jackie

Reviewed on: 24 Aug 2017

The food and service in the dining areas, bar and throughout MS Treasures were first rate. The food was consistently fresh and well prepared. Menus always featured local specialities. Everyone was cheerful, pleasant and very accommodating to special requests.
Travel Advisor:  Jessica Griscavage

great tours

By: water baby

Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2017

Our guide for a day and a half was excellent. He was prompt, listened to our desires, took us and showed us just what we were interested in, he was personable, and very knowledgeable.
Travel Advisor:  Ryan Hilton

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By: Morty

Reviewed on: 25 Sep 2017

Terrific! Anticipated every need; executed accordingly!! Many thanks!
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Elias


By: Anne

Reviewed on: 21 Sep 2017

Excellent guide and driver. A really fun quick visit to Amsterdam.
Travel Advisor:  Debbie Elias