Old Holland Tour

The Old Holland Tour offers one all-inclusive ticket for all buses in this area, including the boat to Marken. See the most famous windmills of Holland, taste Dutch cheese, see how wooden shoes are made, explore typical fishing villages and admire the summer residences of the rich and famous of the Dutch Golden Age with the Old Holland Tour. Our free interactive app is your guide.

Old Holland Tour: Visit The Windmills & Traditional Villages

Located just north of Amsterdam, the Zaanse Schans offers a perfectly preserved glimpse into the Netherlands' industrial past with its traditional houses, windmills, warehouses and workshops. Find out what there is to do and see at the Zaanse Schans!

Visit traditional Dutch fishing villages Edam and Volendam, try some freshly caught seafood in Volemdam and then head to the famous cheese markets of Edam.

How does it work?

  1. Buy your e-ticket. (during off-season you can buy the Zaanstreek day ticket, this ticket is only valid in the bus)
  2. The e-ticket you receive in your email contains a QR code that gives you entry to our buses for 1 day after first check in
  3. For children 4-11 years you can buy a Kids Dayticket for only 1 euro. Under the age of 4, children travel for free.
  4. Download our free Discover Amsterdam Area app, this free interactive app is your guide!
  5. Choose the tour you like
  6. Go to one of the stops in the tour to start your tour. In the app, you can see the live location of your bus.
  7. The app tells you everything about all the interesting sights you pass
  8. A quick look or a visit to a small museum…it’s up to you. Enjoy the flexibility of one of our buses coming approximately every 10 minutes to each stop
  9. Sit back and relax during the trip while you charge your smartphone, use the free WiFi on the bus

More information

You can find more information about the route and the tickets on the Old Holland Tour website or app.