Volendam, Marken & Zaanse Schans

Volendam, Marken & Zaanse Schans

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Dutch history comes to life during this tour!

During this tour you will see the famous 'Zaanse Schans'- the idyllic and picturesque village with its typical green timbered houses. After a tour of the village, you will visit a cheese farm where cheese is still made in the traditional way.

Other highlights of this excursion include the famous fishing village of Volendam, where you'll have time for lunch in a typical dutch fish restaurant, as well as a boat trip to and from the former Island of Marken.

In Marken you will enjoy a nice walk around the beautiful and historical village, and visit a local traditional clog maker. This is an exciting way to experience and see Holland!

The GPS Guide is available in 16 languages! All entrances are included!

Summer departures:

from 19th March till 18th October

The tour of 9.45h takes 7 hours and includes an audioguide in 16 languages. 

Winter departures:

from 19th October till 18th March

The tour at 9.15 and 12.15 takes  5,5 hours and includes an audioguide in 16 languages.


  • Explore the Dutch countryside
  • View the picturesque windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Stop at the island community of Marken
  • Visit a traditional wooden shoemaker
  • Enjoy a stop at the fishing village of Volendam
  • Taste traditionally made Dutch cheese

What's Included:

  • Transportation by air-conditioned bus
  • Expert guide
  • Entrance fees
  • Volendam to Marken cruise
  • 12.00h tour includes museum of traditional costumes

Departure time:  

Make sure you arrive on time (30 minutes prior to departure)! 

Departure location: 

Check-in at the Central Station IJpassage at the Tours & Tickets store 15 minutes before departure.
Guests must wear a face mask. Possibility to purchase it at the redemption point.