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Amsterdam Windmill Tour

This is a 4½-hour small group tour of max 8 people.

Avoid the crowded buses,

be in relaxed company

with expert guide

Naomi Koopmans.

Visit Zaanse Schans,

one of Holland’s most famous and enchanting sites.

Stroll along authentic wooden houses, actually inhabited today

and enter into a working windmill.

Drive through the Beemster,

the first polder in the Netherlands

to be reclaimed from a lake in 1612. 

Learn about the engineering ingenuity

and innovative strength of the 17th century

Dutch investors who accomplished this mission

by means of 50 windmills.

14.6 ft under sea level, the Beemster is still drained perpetually today.

Since 1999 it has been registered on the UNESCO World Heritage list.

Amsterdam Windmill Tour

Marvel at one of 45 late 19th century fortresses

that composed the 83 mile Amsterdam Defense Line

Stelling van Amsterdam,

equally classified as UNESCO World Heritage.

Learn how the Dutch used the abundant waters,

on the one hand their worst foe,

to their advantage in times of war. 

By means of inundation the defense line would keep the

enemy at a safe distance from Amsterdam.

Amsterdam Windmill Tour - Beemster Fortress - small group and personable tour - professional local guide

Visit the picturesque cheese village Edam

and enjoy a stroll on the banks

of our counry’s largest body of water IJsselmeer.

Small group tour

minimum 1 person – max 8

10:00 am – 2:30 pm

Price €59 per person

(excl. €4 p.p. entrance fee to Windmill)

For online booking, please click here