Amsterdam Zaanse Schans Windmills Excursion Reviews

When you picture Holland, images of tulips and windmills likely come to mind. If you're looking to get away from the hustle and bustle of Amsterdam, try a visit to the Zaanse Schans Windmills -- an outdoor museum that replicates a traditional Dutch village.
Busy tourist spot.
Busy tourist spot. An opportunity to see a working wind mill, and clog factory
Busy tourist spot. An opportunity to see a working wind mill, and clog factory Read Less
Sail Date October 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Loved this tour.
Loved this tour. So touristy but so much fun. Windmills, chocolate, wooden shoes and beautiful scenery.
Loved this tour. So touristy but so much fun. Windmills, chocolate, wooden shoes and beautiful scenery. Read Less
Sail Date September 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: MSC Cruises
Like touring with a local friend.
Like touring with a local friend. Roelof gave us some good photography hints and directed us around the facility so we got a lot out of it.
Like touring with a local friend. Roelof gave us some good photography hints and directed us around the facility so we got a lot out of it. Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Emerald Waterways
Very informative and educational.
Very informative and educational. Learned a lot about the history of the area.
Very informative and educational. Learned a lot about the history of the area. Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Charming village of restored and functioning windmills and cottages from the 1600's.
Charming village of restored and functioning windmills and cottages from the 1600's.
Charming village of restored and functioning windmills and cottages from the 1600's. Read Less
Sail Date August 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
We traveled on a bus out to see the windmills.
We traveled on a bus out to see the windmills. We also enjoyed a demonstration of how wooden shoes are made, as well as sampling various varieties of cheeses.
We traveled on a bus out to see the windmills. We also enjoyed a demonstration of how wooden shoes are made, as well as sampling various varieties of cheeses. Read Less
Sail Date July 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Great tour to see a live windmill in action and a walking tour around the town of Edam
Great tour to see a live windmill in action and a walking tour around the town of Edam
Great tour to see a live windmill in action and a walking tour around the town of Edam Read Less
Sail Date July 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Interesting, but touristy, Good photo op.
Interesting, but touristy, Good photo op.
Interesting, but touristy, Good photo op. Read Less
Sail Date July 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Our guide was excellent and it was interesting to visit a representation of old Holland.
Our guide was excellent and it was interesting to visit a representation of old Holland.
Our guide was excellent and it was interesting to visit a representation of old Holland. Read Less
Sail Date July 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
The guides Edgar and Carol provided good information on the places visited.
The guides Edgar and Carol provided good information on the places visited. Pretty area of ​​windmills and manufactures of Swedish cheeses and shoes.
The guides Edgar and Carol provided good information on the places visited. Pretty area of ​​windmills and manufactures of Swedish cheeses and shoes. Read Less
Sail Date May 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
Walk through the outdoor living museum and then viewed a working windmill.
Walk through the outdoor living museum and then viewed a working windmill.
Walk through the outdoor living museum and then viewed a working windmill. Read Less
Sail Date April 2017
Shore Excursion Provider: Scenic
Too rushed, wasn't able to appreciate the places visited.
Too rushed, wasn't able to appreciate the places visited.
Too rushed, wasn't able to appreciate the places visited. Read Less
Sail Date December 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: P&O Cruises
Had to do this tour to experience life thru Dutch eyes.
Had to do this tour to experience life thru Dutch eyes.
Had to do this tour to experience life thru Dutch eyes. Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider:
Charming and interesting place to see working windmill and cheese and clog making
Charming and interesting place to see working windmill and cheese and clog making
Charming and interesting place to see working windmill and cheese and clog making Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Fun to see the old village despite pouring rain.
Fun to see the old village despite pouring rain. Especially enjoyed windmill tour.
Fun to see the old village despite pouring rain. Especially enjoyed windmill tour. Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
We had a personal guide and met the owner of the working windmill.
We had a personal guide and met the owner of the working windmill. Incredible time hearing the history and description of present operations. Such passion!
We had a personal guide and met the owner of the working windmill. Incredible time hearing the history and description of present operations. Such passion! Read Less
Sail Date October 2016
Shore Excursion Provider:
Quite surprised by the cute little shopping area--fun to see inside of a working windmill and to ...
Quite surprised by the cute little shopping area--fun to see inside of a working windmill and to sample cheese and mustard, too.
Quite surprised by the cute little shopping area--fun to see inside of a working windmill and to sample cheese and mustard, too. Read Less
Sail Date September 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Saw the windmills
Saw the windmills
Saw the windmills Read Less
Sail Date August 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Celebrity Cruises
We spent 3 days prior to the cruise in Amsterdam, during which we took the Charm of Holland tour ...
We spent 3 days prior to the cruise in Amsterdam, during which we took the Charm of Holland tour with Lindbergh Tours. Loved seeing the Dutch countryside, small towns and windmills.
We spent 3 days prior to the cruise in Amsterdam, during which we took the Charm of Holland tour with Lindbergh Tours. Loved seeing the Dutch countryside, small towns and windmills. Read Less
Sail Date July 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Uniworld Boutique River Cruise Collection
Very educational.
Very educational. Saw working windmills and enjoyed some cheese sampling
Very educational. Saw working windmills and enjoyed some cheese sampling Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Avalon Waterways
Loved this little trip!
Loved this little trip! Cheap and Beautiful photo ops.
Loved this little trip! Cheap and Beautiful photo ops. Read Less
Sail Date June 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Holland America Line
Very interesting walking into the working windmills to see how the people lived and worked in such ...
Very interesting walking into the working windmills to see how the people lived and worked in such a small space.
Very interesting walking into the working windmills to see how the people lived and worked in such a small space. Read Less
Sail Date May 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Neat place to visit.
Neat place to visit. Very scenic. Got a tour of the windmill used to cut lumber.
Neat place to visit. Very scenic. Got a tour of the windmill used to cut lumber. Read Less
Sail Date May 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Very windy but fascinating.
Very windy but fascinating.
Very windy but fascinating. Read Less
Sail Date March 2016
Shore Excursion Provider: Viking River Cruises
Kind of touristy but we were tourists just coming off a long flight!
Kind of touristy but we were tourists just coming off a long flight! Fun to see the windmills and lots of yummy cheese to taste!
Kind of touristy but we were tourists just coming off a long flight! Fun to see the windmills and lots of yummy cheese to taste! Read Less
Sail Date September 2015
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