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Water, Windmills and Local Experiences – small group tour

Small group tour

Water, Windmills and Local Experiences

Escape the busy city center for a day and discover the beauty of the Netherlands beyond Amsterdam with this unique tour.

This tour hits all the famous highlights: a traditional working windmill where you will meet the miller, the world-renowned enclosing dike, a boattrip over the Frisian lakes, an open air museum village. Enjoy a traditional farmers lunch, discover the picturesque village of Woudsend and visit the Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal, the worlds biggest steam pumpingstation still in operation. This tour has it all and brings you to an undiscovered area of the country.

Our local guides can’t wait to meet you and to show you around. They will tell you everything you want to know, while you enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Amsterdam Lake District.

This tour will make your trip to the Netherlands complete!

 

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  • Boat tour over the Frisian Lakes
  • Guided tour through a picturesque village
  • Visit a windmill and meet the miller
Tour days:
Mon.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.Sat.Sun.
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  • Boat tour over the Frisian Lakes
  • Guided tour through a picturesque village
  • Visit a windmill and meet the miller
Tour days:
Mon.Tue.Wed.Thu.Fri.Sat.Sun.
Highlights

Highlights of this tour:

  • Unique boat tour over the Frisian Lakes
  • Visit to the world famous Afsluitdijk
  • Guided tour through a picturesque open-air museum village
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch
  • Guided tour and free time in a beautiful local village
  • Visit to a windmill where you will meet the miller
  • Guided tour through the world’s largest working steampumping station
Full Itinerary

Water, Windmills and Local Experiences

Within 15 minutes, we will have left the busy city center of Amsterdam behind. This is the start of your Water, Windmills and Local Experiences tour. Learn from expert local guides at several locations and gain unique insights.

We start the day with a stop you do not want to miss. The Enclosing Dike. This world famous, 30 kilometer long, dike is indispensable for the Netherlands, and a real must see when in the Netherlands.

Then we’re off to Friesland, home of the Amsterdam Lake District. Here a captain will be waiting for you to take you around on the famous Frisian Lakes. Enjoy the meadows, cows and landscape from upclose. This boattrip will end in a picturesque open-air museum village, where the locals will welcome you for a trip back in time. After enjoying a typical Dutch Farmers Lunch here (included in your tour), it’s time to meet your local guide in picturesque Woudsend. Wander around through the maze of alleys in this village while the guide will tell you all the secrets this village has kept for years. This is also where you will visit a traditional windmill in which the miller will give you a guided tour. Afterwards you will have some free time to explore this wonderful village on your own.

The final stop is a UNESCO treasure: the impressive Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. Where a local operator will await you for a grand tour through this amazing building.

 

Included

This tour includes:

Not included

Not included in this tour:

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

Practical information

  • Tour available from May 1st – October 30th
  • Every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Departure location: Amsterdam, This is Holland
  • Check-in time: 8.15 AM
  • Departure time: 8.30 AM
  • Duration: ± 8,5 hours
  • Small group tour of max. 20 guests
  • Children:
    Under 3: free of charge (if not occupying their own chair)
    4-13 years: child ticket € 115,-
  • Extra: Every Thursday from July 18th until August 29th visit to a typical Dutch Farmers market!

 

Highlights of this tour:

  • Unique boat tour over the Frisian Lakes
  • Visit to the world famous Afsluitdijk
  • Guided tour through a picturesque open-air museum village
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch
  • Guided tour and free time in a beautiful local village
  • Visit to a windmill where you will meet the miller
  • Guided tour through the world’s largest working steampumping station

Water, Windmills and Local Experiences

Within 15 minutes, we will have left the busy city center of Amsterdam behind. This is the start of your Water, Windmills and Local Experiences tour. Learn from expert local guides at several locations and gain unique insights.

We start the day with a stop you do not want to miss. The Enclosing Dike. This world famous, 30 kilometer long, dike is indispensable for the Netherlands, and a real must see when in the Netherlands.

Then we’re off to Friesland, home of the Amsterdam Lake District. Here a captain will be waiting for you to take you around on the famous Frisian Lakes. Enjoy the meadows, cows and landscape from upclose. This boattrip will end in a picturesque open-air museum village, where the locals will welcome you for a trip back in time. After enjoying a typical Dutch Farmers Lunch here (included in your tour), it’s time to meet your local guide in picturesque Woudsend. Wander around through the maze of alleys in this village while the guide will tell you all the secrets this village has kept for years. This is also where you will visit a traditional windmill in which the miller will give you a guided tour. Afterwards you will have some free time to explore this wonderful village on your own.

The final stop is a UNESCO treasure: the impressive Ir. D.F. Wouda Steam Pumping Station. Where a local operator will await you for a grand tour through this amazing building.

 

This tour includes:

Not included in this tour:

  • Transport from your hotel
  • Gratuities (optional)

Practical information

  • Tour available from May 1st – October 30th
  • Every Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Departure location: Amsterdam, This is Holland
  • Check-in time: 8.15 AM
  • Departure time: 8.30 AM
  • Duration: ± 8,5 hours
  • Small group tour of max. 20 guests
  • Children:
    Under 3: free of charge (if not occupying their own chair)
    4-13 years: child ticket € 115,-
  • Extra: Every Thursday from July 18th until August 29th visit to a typical Dutch Farmers market!

 

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