Travel to the villages of Volendam and Marken and see the windmills of Zaanse Schans on this half-day tour.

• Choose a morning or afternoon departure.

• Visit a cheese factory and clog maker.

• Hear commentary with a GPS audio guide.

• E-tickets are sent straight to your mobile device.


About The Volendam, Marken & Windmills Half-Day Tour:

Slightly shorter than its full day counterpart, this half-day excursion to the villages of Volendam, Marken and de Zaanse Schans lasts 5 hours 30 minutes. Choose either a morning or afternoon tour, then check-in at the Tours & Tickets office in the IJ hall at the east side of Centraal Station.

A 16-language GPS audio guide will will narrate each step of the journey. Expect a visit to Volendam Cheese Factory, a clog maker, a working windmill and a boat ride on the Markermeer between Marken and Volendam.


Amsterdam Canal Cruise | From March 19 to October 18, 2020, the Volendam, Marken & Zaanse Schans Tour includes a 1 hour sightseeing cruise along Amsterdam's canals. You can do this cruise after you finish your day trip.

today Season:

  • Every day from Oct 28 (2019) - Oct 18 (2020).

headset Commentary:

  • 16 Language GPS Audio Guide.

place Departure Point:

  • Check-in at IJ hall, east side of Centraal Station (De Ruijterkade 34a) - View Map.

hourglass_empty Duration:

  • 5 Hours 30 Minutes.

schedule Departure Times | Oct 28 (2019) - Mar 18 (2020):

  • Morning: 09:15.
  • Afternoon: 12:15.

schedule Departure Times | Mar 19 - Oct 18 (2020):

  • Morning: 08:45.
  • Afternoon: 14:45.

receipt Ticket Types:

  • Adult tickets aged 13+ years.
  • Child tickets aged 4-12 years.
  • Children aged 0-3 travel free of charge.

Select your ticket type(s)

Helpful ticket usage instructions are listed below.

Important Information & Usage instructions

Once you've completed your purchase an electronic voucher will be sent via email.

Present this to staff at the Tours & Tickets Office in the IJ hall, east side of Centraal Station (De Ruijterkade 34a). You can either print the voucher out or show it on a mobile device. Please be sure to check-in at least 15 minutes before your tour is due to depart.

Should it be required, your booking confirmation voucher will contain the tour operator's main contact number.

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