Amsterdam Daytrips – Volendam, Cheese Market and Dutch-Windmills

A trip to Amsterdam is a must see especially during summer, when daylight last until after 11 P.M. in the evening. However, Amsterdam is not worth visiting only in summer becaue international flights are available all through the year. Sounds great, isn’t it? That’s why you have to take your time and go on the daytours outside Amsterdam. They are definetely worth the money spent – you’ll make a lot of photos and come back with a lot of memories. A very popular daytrip with departure from Amsterdam is the tour of Vollendam, a small fish village, the cheese market, and the famous Dutch Windmills.
The tour lasts for about 4-5 hours starting at 9.30 A.M., 12.45 A.M. and 2.30 P.M. Be careful before booking your seats, some tours are available only during certain months of the year. The tour includes a guide, transport by air-conditioned coach, a boat ride (optional but at no extra charge). Entrance fees for the windmills are not included, however a ticket is about 2 euro. The price of such a tour is about $48/person. The departure place is The Damrak. Departure point, only a 3 minute walk from Central Station or 10 minutes from the Cruise Passenger Terminal.
The first stop is in Volendam, a small fish village, where you can taste local fish recipes and enjoy the beautiful landscape of the old wooden houses built on stills. Next, the coach will take you to the cheese farm where you can see traditional ways of making it. Moreover, you can taste a wide variety of cheeses. Absolutely delicious! In the end, the daytrip includes a visit to the Dutch windmills, a unique view for Dutch customs enthusiasts , at Zaanse Schans.
The price of the tour is not high, so book a cheap flight and take your camera with you! The trip is very well organized and most of all, very enjoyable!

Amsterdam Daytours - Volendam, Cheese Market and Dutch-Windmills
Amsterdam Daytours – Volendam, Cheese Market and Dutch-Windmills

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