Guided tour to Zaanse Schans near Amsterdam

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This tour will take you to the well known open air museum of Zaanse Schans. A small village filled with beauty and history.

Reservation of the day trip

To reserve your place, book this tour in advance on the
Zaanse Schans trip from Amsterdam webpage.

The attractions of Zaanse Schans

The main draw of Zaanse Schans are its windmills. These historical pieces were used for sawing timber, pressing oil out of seeds, and grinding elements for paint. Now they are tourist attractions.

There are also historical houses on the site and workshops in them. For example a bakery and a weavers house. It is nice to walk through this historic setting.

The departure from Amsterdam

The meeting point is in front of "This is Holland" attraction. To get there take the ferry to Buiksloterweg from behind Amsterdam Central Station. From there it's a 5-minute walk.

The departure time of the tour if 11:30 every day of the week.

The journey to Zaanse Schans from Amsterdam

This small historical village is about 20 minutes drive from Amsterdam. So the tour is transported by an air conditioned bus. There is some walking on the site of coure. Not much but we still recommend comfortable shoes.

Bonus with the ticket

A canal cruise or visit of "This is Holland" attraction is included in the 35 euro ticket.