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UNESCO World Heritage VIP Tour

The Netherlands is home to 9 UNESCO World Heritage sites, and you will have the wonderful opportunity to discover 5 of them today! This tour is perfect to escape the busy city for a day and explore the real Netherlands and the Dutch countryside.

Highlights of this tour

  1. Defence Line of Amsterdam
  2. Beemster polder
  3. Wadden Sea
  4. Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station
  5. Schokland and surroundings

But wait, there’s more: 

  1. Several exclusive tours by local guides
  2. A traditional lunch in a unique restaurant
  3. The Afsluitdijk (Enclosing Dike)
  4. An open-air museum village
  5. The picturesque “city” of Hindeloopen
  6. The Dutch countryside with meadows, cows and Frisian horses

There is only room for 8 guest in our luxurious minivan so hop in and enjoy this exclusive tour to the Amsterdam Lake District.

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This tour was unbelievable. We saw so much more than we expected.
Susan, California
Book here!
169
Including exclusive photo booklet
  • Exclusive VIP tour in a luxury minivan
  • Including delicious Dutch lunch
  • Quality time with local guides. You can ask them anything

 

Tour days:
Mon.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.Sat.Sun.
Book here!
169
Including exclusive photo booklet
  • Exclusive VIP tour in a luxury minivan
  • Including delicious Dutch lunch
  • Quality time with local guides. You can ask them anything

 

Tour days:
Mon.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.Sat.Sun.
Highlights

Highlights of this tour:

  • Small group so no rush and exclusive insights
  • 5 UNESCO Monuments
  • The world famous Enclosing dike (Afsluitdijk)
  • Exclusive guided tour in a picturesque museum village
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch including coffee, thee, milk and water
  • Visit to historical city Hindeloopen, including an exclusive guided tour and a visit to a traditional local painter
  • The world’s largest working steam pumping station with a private tour by 1 of the operators
  • The flat and beautiful Dutch countryside with it’s Frisian horses and Frisian cows
  • Traditional Dutch costumes
  • Exclusive guided tours by locals
  • The story of the Dutch and the battle against the water
  • Friesland, a “country” within the country
  • VIP tour, with photo stops wherever you want

Find out what others say about this tour

Full Itinerary

UNESCO World Heritage VIP tour

After meeting your local guide we will depart Amsterdam for this amazing journey of discovery. A short, 15 minutes later in a  comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, wel have left behind the busy city center and along the way you will discover the Dutch countryside, picturesque villages, savor typical Dutch food and so much more.

Start the day with two UNESCO sites, world-famous Beemster polder, and the Defense Line of Amsterdam. Discover how the Dutch were masters over the water as early as the 16th century by reclaiming land and using water in the battle against enemy attacks. Next you will visit the world-famous Afsluitdijk (Enclosing Dike). Leisurely discover this amazing dike while you enjoy a wonderful view of the IJssellake, the biggest fresh-water lake of the Netherlands. Cross the dike to the next UNESCO World Heritage Site on the list, the Wadden Sea.

Then it’s off to a picturesque open-air museum village where the locals will welcome you for a trip back in time. After enjoying a typical, traditional delicious Dutch farmers lunch in a unique restaurant overlooking the scenic, beautiful Dutch countryside, continue your journey and learn about the 11 cities of Friesland while on the way to Hindeloopen to meet your local resident guide.

In this beautiful, scenic city with only 900 inhabitants, your guide will tell you the secrets and brilliant details of this once very wealthy city. You will learn where the beautiful Hindelooper painting found its origin while one of the last local painters gives a demonstration. Of-course there’s plenty of free time to explore and discover on your own. Take a scenic walk across the dike and buy some traditional souvenirs you will not find anywhere else on this special day.

The next stop is another UNESCO treasure, the impressive Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. Be provided a grand tour by one of the operators and enjoy learning the history of this building as you follow closely as he gives you exclusive entry.

The last stop of this full day of exploring this panoramic little country is another true UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have you ever been on an island which has been “swallowed” by land? Your local guides will take you to the former seabed where you will find the “island” of Schokland. It’s impressive to learn all the history surrounding this island as the inhabitants were sent away by their own government.

After this final stop it’s time to explore more reclaimed land in the Dutch countryside with meadows, cows and Frisian horses as you make your way back to Amsterdam. A day you will remember forever includes photo stops wherever you wish in the company of an experienced driver and guide and stories and history given to you directly from residents happy to share their country with you.

Book today as not to miss your chance at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Our next stop is another UNESCO treasure: the impressive Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. Here you will enjoy a grand tour by one of the operators. Follow closely as he will give you an exclusive entry.

The last stop of this full day of exploring our great little country is another true UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have you ever been on an island which has been “swallowed” by land?  Now you have, while our local guides takes you to the former seabed where you will find the “island” of Schokland. It’s impressive to learn while the inhabitants were send away by their own government.

After this final stop it’s time to explore more reclaimed land and we continue our journey on or way back to Amsterdam. By the end of the afternoon you will be back in Amsterdam to enjoy your evening in the city.

Included

This tour includes:

  • Transport by luxurious air-conditioned minivan
  • Experienced driver & guide
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch with coffee, tea, milk and water
  • Typical Dutch treats
  • All entry fees
  • Local guides giving exclusive tours at several locations
  • Exclusive map of the Amsterdam Lake District
  • Meet and greet with locals
Not included

Not included in this tour:

  • Transport from your hotel
  • Gratuities (optional)
Practical information

Practical information

  • Tour available from March 23rd – October 31st
  • Departure location: Amsterdam, This is Holland
  • Check-in time: 8.45 AM
  • Departure time: 9.00 AM
  • Duration: ± 8,5 hours

Are you visiting the Netherlands after October 31st? Check out our UNESCO Winter tour.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Small group so no rush and exclusive insights
  • 5 UNESCO Monuments
  • The world famous Enclosing dike (Afsluitdijk)
  • Exclusive guided tour in a picturesque museum village
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch including coffee, thee, milk and water
  • Visit to historical city Hindeloopen, including an exclusive guided tour and a visit to a traditional local painter
  • The world’s largest working steam pumping station with a private tour by 1 of the operators
  • The flat and beautiful Dutch countryside with it’s Frisian horses and Frisian cows
  • Traditional Dutch costumes
  • Exclusive guided tours by locals
  • The story of the Dutch and the battle against the water
  • Friesland, a “country” within the country
  • VIP tour, with photo stops wherever you want

Find out what others say about this tour

UNESCO World Heritage VIP tour

After meeting your local guide we will depart Amsterdam for this amazing journey of discovery. A short, 15 minutes later in a  comfortable, air-conditioned minivan, wel have left behind the busy city center and along the way you will discover the Dutch countryside, picturesque villages, savor typical Dutch food and so much more.

Start the day with two UNESCO sites, world-famous Beemster polder, and the Defense Line of Amsterdam. Discover how the Dutch were masters over the water as early as the 16th century by reclaiming land and using water in the battle against enemy attacks. Next you will visit the world-famous Afsluitdijk (Enclosing Dike). Leisurely discover this amazing dike while you enjoy a wonderful view of the IJssellake, the biggest fresh-water lake of the Netherlands. Cross the dike to the next UNESCO World Heritage Site on the list, the Wadden Sea.

Then it’s off to a picturesque open-air museum village where the locals will welcome you for a trip back in time. After enjoying a typical, traditional delicious Dutch farmers lunch in a unique restaurant overlooking the scenic, beautiful Dutch countryside, continue your journey and learn about the 11 cities of Friesland while on the way to Hindeloopen to meet your local resident guide.

In this beautiful, scenic city with only 900 inhabitants, your guide will tell you the secrets and brilliant details of this once very wealthy city. You will learn where the beautiful Hindelooper painting found its origin while one of the last local painters gives a demonstration. Of-course there’s plenty of free time to explore and discover on your own. Take a scenic walk across the dike and buy some traditional souvenirs you will not find anywhere else on this special day.

The next stop is another UNESCO treasure, the impressive Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. Be provided a grand tour by one of the operators and enjoy learning the history of this building as you follow closely as he gives you exclusive entry.

The last stop of this full day of exploring this panoramic little country is another true UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have you ever been on an island which has been “swallowed” by land? Your local guides will take you to the former seabed where you will find the “island” of Schokland. It’s impressive to learn all the history surrounding this island as the inhabitants were sent away by their own government.

After this final stop it’s time to explore more reclaimed land in the Dutch countryside with meadows, cows and Frisian horses as you make your way back to Amsterdam. A day you will remember forever includes photo stops wherever you wish in the company of an experienced driver and guide and stories and history given to you directly from residents happy to share their country with you.

Book today as not to miss your chance at this once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Our next stop is another UNESCO treasure: the impressive Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. Here you will enjoy a grand tour by one of the operators. Follow closely as he will give you an exclusive entry.

The last stop of this full day of exploring our great little country is another true UNESCO World Heritage Site. Have you ever been on an island which has been “swallowed” by land?  Now you have, while our local guides takes you to the former seabed where you will find the “island” of Schokland. It’s impressive to learn while the inhabitants were send away by their own government.

After this final stop it’s time to explore more reclaimed land and we continue our journey on or way back to Amsterdam. By the end of the afternoon you will be back in Amsterdam to enjoy your evening in the city.

This tour includes:

  • Transport by luxurious air-conditioned minivan
  • Experienced driver & guide
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch with coffee, tea, milk and water
  • Typical Dutch treats
  • All entry fees
  • Local guides giving exclusive tours at several locations
  • Exclusive map of the Amsterdam Lake District
  • Meet and greet with locals

Not included in this tour:

  • Transport from your hotel
  • Gratuities (optional)

Practical information

  • Tour available from March 23rd – October 31st
  • Departure location: Amsterdam, This is Holland
  • Check-in time: 8.45 AM
  • Departure time: 9.00 AM
  • Duration: ± 8,5 hours

Are you visiting the Netherlands after October 31st? Check out our UNESCO Winter tour.

This tour was unbelievable. We saw so much more than we expected.
Susan, California
Book here!
169

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