Windmills & Countryside

The Windmill village Zaanse Schans, 30 minutes from Amsterdam, is a residential area in which the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. Despite the fact that visitors from all over the world visit this neighborhood every day, it is good to know that people still live here. Keep this in mind during your visit.

With its traditional houses, windmills, warehouses and workshops, the historic village of Zaanse Schans offers a preserved glimpse of what it was like to live in the Netherlands in the 18th and 19th centuries.

Discover Zaanse Schans by your own. Stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh cookies, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made. You should be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry and the various windmills. The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops.

The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops. See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans on a bus tour from Amsterdam with a professional guide. Learn about cheese making, walk on wooden shoes, see the interior of a working windmill and view the wooden green-painted houses and shops.

Our highlights of the Windmills and Dutch countryside:

  • Authentic and traditional experiences selected for you by locals
  • Visit the picturesque windmills of Zaandam
  • Transfer by luxury coach and guaranteed seats
  • Free cheese tasting
  • Free map of Zaanse Schans plus discounts
  • Free entrance to wooden shoe factory
  • Friendly hosts at check in to answer all your questions

Hop on Hop off Holland offers a transfer by luxury coach to the Windmill Village Zaanse Schans with frequent departures.

10.00 hours:      Departure Amsterdam
12.00 hours:      Departure Amsterdam
14.00 hours:      Departure Amsterdam

13.00 hours:       Departure Zaanse Schans
15.00 hours:       Departure Zaanse Schans
17.00 hours:       Departure Zaanse Schans

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Our Countryside and Windmill tours

Includes:

  • Transfer by luxury coach and guaranteed seats
  • Free cheese tasting
  • Free map of Zaanse Schans plus discounts
  • Free entrance to wooden shoe factory
  • Friendly hosts at check-in to answer all your questions
  • Price € 25,00

Includes:

  • Including all extras from the Zaanse Schans
  • Transfer by luxury coach and guaranteed seats
  • Skip-the-line Keukenhof ticket
  • Transfer to the Keukenhof
  • Friendly hosts at check-in to answer all your questions
  • Price € 64,50

Includes:

  • Including all extras from the Zaanse Schans
  •  75 minute Canalcruise
  • Including audioguide 
  • Free entrance to wooden shoe factory
  • Friendly hosts at check-in to answer all your questions
  • Price € 37,50