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Countryside Hop on Hop off bus

Countryside Hop on Hop off bus

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This Hop on, Hop off tour through Holland’s picturesque countryside is the perfect way to explore outside the city and experience the rich culture! 

Start your tour at THIS IS HOLLAND and hop on the comfortable bus that will take you within 15 minutes to the beautiful countryside just north of Amsterdam. The tour includes six stops which all promise a unique insight into Dutch history and tradition. As each stop is unique and provides its own slice of culture, this tour is perfect for discovering and exploring the Dutch countryside.  

You can hop-off as often as you wish and enjoy self-guided walking tours with an audio guide or just walk around and admire the typical historical villages.  En route, enjoy amazing country views away from the hustle and bustle of the city. 

There are buses every 45 minutes from each stop which provides the perfect amount of freedom to enjoy your favourite area at your own leisure! Spending as much or as little time at each stop gives you the perfect flexibility that cannot be found elsewhere. When planning your trip to Holland, be sure not to miss this gem of a tour which is suitable for all! 


 - Enjoy the flexibility of a bus coming every 45 minutes to each stop

 - Explore the Dutch countryside

 - Experience traditional Dutch culture

 - View the scenic windmills of Zaanse Schans

 - Enjoy the fishing village of Volendam

 - Discover the old centre of Edam

 - Taste and experience the making of tradition Dutch cheese

 - Adventure in villages where famous artists have gained inspiration

 - Visit a traditional clog warehouse

Free Guided Tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm:

The Cheese Farm “Jacobshoeve” provides a unique opportunity to witness the process of cheese making as well as experience a free guided tour of the farm. Holland is famous for its cheese making and this family business started making cheese over 40 years ago! Step into the world of tradition and take part in the cheese-making process during this tour. 


 - Hop on Hop off day ticket including six stops

 - Free guided tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm

 - Visit at Zaanse Schans

 - Audio tour through app on the bus

 - Self-guided walking tours through app available at all stops

 - Countryside guide book with information on the stops, recommended sights of interest and local tips


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Hours of operation

19 March – 28 September 2020: Daily

Check-in desk is located on the ground floor of the THIS IS HOLLAND: Open from 9 am – 2.30 pm. 

Departures from Amsterdam: from 9 am – 2.30 pm, every 45 minutes

Last arrival in Amsterdam around 7.45 pm

The Hop on Hop off app allows visitors to see the live location of the bus, so they can always check if the bus is nearby the bus stop.


The total round trip takes approximately two hours. Visit at stops at your own leisure.


THIS IS HOLLAND (departure point), Zaanse Schans, Edam, Volendam, Cheese Farm Henri Willig, Monnickendam.

UPGRADE your Hop on, Hop off Zaanse Schans, Edam & Volendam ticket!

Upgrading your tour ticket offers you free admission to two memorable attractions of your choice. This includes options such as viewing Amsterdam from the panoramic view at the LOOKOUT, museum admission in Edam, a tour or a photo in traditional Dutch clothing in Volendam, or even a scenic canal ride in Zaanse Schans. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity!

The Hop on Hop off PLUS ticket includes a choice of two free admissions:

A’DAM LOOKOUT (10am – 10pm, last entry at 9pm)

Visit the sky-deck of this unique tower, with breath-taking views of Amsterdam

Experience Volendam (11am – 5pm)

Enjoy a guided and Virtual reality tour and discover the past of Volendam 

Digital photo in traditional Dutch costume (11am – 5pm)

Dress up in the traditional costume of Volendam. Great holiday photo guaranteed!

Free entry Edam Museum (10am – 4.30pm)*

Absorb the significant history in the oldest brick house of Edam, dating back to 1540

Canal tour along the river Zaan at the Zaanse Schans (10am – 5pm)

25-minute boat tour with amazing view of the windmills and the Zaan skyline. Departures: every 30 minutes. Last departure: 4pm. 

*The Edam Museum is not wheelchair accessible.