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 being 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 to experience at the Zaanse Schans!

Visit traditional Dutch fishing villages Edam and Volendam, try some freshly caught seafood in Volendam and then head to the famous cheese markets of Edam. And don't forget the boat trip to the pittoresque Marken. 

How does it work?

  1. Buy your ticket.
  2. Download our free Discover the Amsterdam Area app, this free interactive app is your guide! Choose the tour you like in the app. 
  3. 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.
  4. The app tells you everything about all the interesting sights you pass
  5. A quick look or a visit to a small museum…it’s up to you. Enjoy the flexibility of one of our buses leaving approximately every 10 minutes to each stop
  6. Sit back and relax during the trip while you charge your smartphone and use the free WiFi on the bus


During the season (July/August and Holidays) you can buy the Old Holland Tour ticket off-line at the bus platform (Amsterdam Central Station). This ticket includes a boat tour to Marken. 

During the whole year you can buy your e-ticket, Zaanstreek day ticket  here. With this e-ticket you can do the Old Holland Tour in the area Amsterdam Central Station – Zaanse Schans. The e-ticket you receive in your email contains a QR code that gives you admittance to our buses for 1 day after first check in.

For children 4-11 years you can buy a Kids Dayticket for only 1 euro from the busdriver. Under the age of 4, children travel for free.

Day ticket Zaanstreek

Easy and inexpensive all-day travel by bus

Zaanstreek region
Valid one day
Unlimited travel on all Connexxion buses
From € 11.50

Download the Discover Amsterdam and area app!

The free Discover the Amsterdam Area app contains 4 free tours and tells you everything about all the interesting sights you pass in 8 languages (English, Deutsch, Nederlands, Español, Italiano, Français, Português, 中国). Follow live where your bus is on the route so you are prepared to get off or hop on the bus in time.

> Download in de Google Play Store (Android)
> Download in de App Store (iOS)

More information

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