Day Trip to Keukenhof Gardens and Zaanse Schans Windmills


Embark on a self-guided day excursion from Amsterdam, offering the perfect blend of natural beauty and cultural heritage. Journey to Keukenhof, renowned as the world’s largest flower garden, where you’ll be mesmerized by the endless bloom of tulips, hyacinths, and daffodils. Following the floral adventure, visit the iconic Zaanse Schans, a vibrant open-air museum showcasing the traditional Dutch way of life. Marvel at historic windmills, delve into the art of cheese-making, and discover the Wooden Shoe Museum. With the flexibility to explore at your own pace and schedules tailored for convenience, this tour encapsulates the quintessence of Dutch splendor. Enjoy the picturesque landscapes, historical insights, and the enchanting colors of Keukenhof for a memorable exploration of the Netherlands. At Hop On Hop Off Holland, you will experience the ultimate Keukenhof tours.

What you'll see

Departure location: This is Holland, Overhoeksplein, Amsterdam.
Return location: Same as departure location.
Tour duration: Flexible, last return bus at 18:30.
Departure time: Multiple schedules (08:30 & 10:00).
Tour type: Keukenhof tours


Your immersive journey into Dutch culture begins at the iconic “This is Holland” building in Amsterdam, where you’ll depart for Zaanse Schans in a comfortable luxury coach. Arriving around 30 minutes later, Zaanse Schans welcomes you with its picturesque scene of historic windmills set against the Dutch sky. Here, engage in a variety of activities from witnessing the art of clog painting to savoring traditional Dutch cheese. Next, journey to the stunning Keukenhof Gardens, a sanctuary of floral beauty that spans across 79 acres. As you arrive, depending on your chosen schedule, revel in the unlimited freedom to explore the myriad of flowers, themed gardens, art exhibitions, and more at your leisure. Keukenhof is a feast for the senses with millions of blooming flowers creating a panorama of vivid colors and scents. Concluding your visit to Keukenhof, the luxury coach offers a convenient and relaxed return to Amsterdam, leaving you with cherished memories of Dutch cultural and natural beauty. This self-guided tour offers the perfect opportunity to explore at your own pace, supported by insightful tips from locals and gardeners, ensuring a rich and engaging experience of the Netherlands’ most iconic sights.
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What's included


Not included

Reservations details

To experience the unparalleled beauty of Dutch tulips and the charm of traditional windmills, book your self-guided day trip today. This tour offers a unique opportunity to dive into the heart of the Netherlands, with all the freedom to explore at your own pace. Reservations include all entrance fees with no hidden costs, ensuring a hassle-free and enriching day out. Secure your spot and discover the cultural heritage and natural splendor of the Netherlands.

Important Information:

  • Unfortunately, our boats and buses are not wheelchair-accessible
  • Pets are not allowed, with the exception of assistance dogs
  • Enjoy our 24-hour free cancellation policy
  • An internet connection is required to use the digital guide
  • Please ensure you arrive at the meeting point on time for your reserved departure
  • Please refer to our FAQ section for additional details and answers to common questions.

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