Volendam, Marken and Windmills: GPS Tour DURATION: 5½-hours DEPARTURE: Winter Daily at 09:15 and 12:15 DEPARTURE: Summer Daily at 08:45 and 14:45 GUIDE: GPS guide in 16 languages A visit to Amsterdam and the Netherlands would not be complete without having seen the lovely Dutch countryside. This excursion takes you to the countryside north of Amsterdam, to the edge of the river Zaan, where you visit windmill village 'de Zaanse Schans,' with its characteristic green wooden houses. On the turn of the 18th century this district was an industrial area with approximately 700 windmills in use. In this day and age there are only give left. Through typical Dutch scenery you continue to Volendam for a city walk and the traditional fisherman's village of Marken, situated on the shores of the former Zuiderzee. This tour includes a visit to a working windmill, boatride between Marken and Volendam, a demonstration in a cheese factory and visit to a traditional clogmaker. The tour is live guided, but supported by an GPS audio system in 16 languages. Includes: Deluxe Coach Guide Entrance to a windmill Clogmaker Cheese Factory Boat between Marken and Volendam Why not combine your visit to Volendam, Marken and Windmills with other famous attractions and activities in Amsterdam such as Canal Cruise or Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.