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Giethoorn and Volendam
Discover two of the most beautiful villages in the Netherlands in one go! Giethoorn is famous for its picturesque canals and old farmhouses, as well as having no roads or cars. Volendam is an old fishing village that’s known for its colourful wooden houses and its lively harbour. The tour will take you to Giethoorn by bus, where you will cruise through the town by boat and have free time to explore on your own. Afterwards, the bus will take you to the Houtribdijk (“Dike Enkhuizen-Lelystad”), where there will be a picture stop. Finally, you will go to a cheese factory and an authentic Dutch bakery at Volendam and have the chance to explore the town at your own pace. Make your reservations now and enjoy an unforgettable experience!
If you book between the 1st of February and the 1st of June for the tour at 9:30 AM you will receive a one hour canal cruise for FREE.
Giethoorn is one of Holland’s best-kept secrets. This village without roads has an enchanting, magical vibe and offers some unique sightseeing opportunities. Since there are no roads, everything is only accessible by boat. You will cruise through the picturesque canals and see the traditional wooden bridges and old thatched roofs of the farmhouses that line the waterways. There will be time for you to explore the town at your leisure and have lunch (not included), after which you’ll be taken to the Houtribdijk, on of the largest dikes in the Netherlands, before continuing on to Volendam.
Volendam is an old fishing village on the Markermeer lake. It’s famous for its picturesque sights and colourful wooden houses. During your time in Volendam, you will be taken to a cheese factory (tasting included!) and learn all about stroopwafels (syrup waffles) at an authentic Dutch bakery.
Damrak 26, Amsterdam
(approx. 300 meters from the Central Station)
Any questions? Please contact us: phone number: +31(0)299 411111
The tour departs from Damrak 26, near Amsterdam Central Station. Make your reservations online to avoid the queues and ensure availability. Discover the beauty of traditional Holland and escape the hustle and bustle of the city. This is one of the most complete Holland sightseeing trips available. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to visit Giethoorn and Volendam: book your tickets now!
± 9,5 hours
1st of June till the 31st of August 2017
During the winter months this tour is not available.
- We advise to book this tour at least 48 hours in advance.
- Check in at the location at least 20 minutes before departure.
- Prices, menus and itineraries are subject to change without prior notice.