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Private Tour: 8h Amsterdam and Holland Country Side Tour
"Your guide will pick your up from your hotel. Start with a 2-hour walking tour to see the highlights of Amsterdam. Dam square with the royal palace the Beguinage floating flower market hidden church in the attic canals and more.Leave the city by car with your private guide and drive to the nostalgic village of De Rijp for a traditional lunch. A former fishing town. Enjoy a scenic drive through the typical Dutch Country Side of the Beemster polder. F""2-hour walking tour Amsterdam city highlights. By car drive to nostalgic small village to enjoy a traditional lunch. Windmills at reclaimed land of Beemster polder (UNESCO world heritage site). Local dairy farm to taste homemade Gouda cheese.
From EUR95.00
 
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills
"Private Day Trip to Zaanse Schans Windmills Volendam and Marken from Amsterdam""If you are in Amsterdam and want to take a break from the fast city life this is your perfect opportunity. Enjoy a 5 hour trip to the country side and suburbs of Amsterdam. During the trip you can see the old wooden houses and the wonderful windmills at the picturesque village of Zaanse Schans that make Netherlands famous around the world. In addition to this we will also visit a cheese making factory where you can see in detail
From EUR390.00
 
"Amsterdam Half-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans: Windmills
Half day tour to windmill village Zaanse Schans"Meet your guide and driver at a central meeting point just across from Central Station Amsterdam. A comfortable air-conditioned single deck bus will take you to the windmill village Zaanse Schans in just 20 minutes. The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum that houses a collection of working windmills wooden houses barns and shops dating back to the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 on bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region.In its golden age
From EUR30.00

More Local Customs in Ameland

Neat and funny gardens

The Amelander people have something with gardening. This is visible in almost all gardens in front or the back of the houses. The grass is properly cut and there are flower perches making things...
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Apr 27, 2004

The legend of the three bars

The weapon of Ameland is a shield as in the picture. This is of the "heerlijkheid Ameland" (manor AMeland), the times that the island enjoyed complete independance (until the 16th century). On the...
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Apr 27, 2004

The flag of Ameland waves everywhere

Amelanders are still proud of being different from the province, different from the country. Their flag is a symbol of this independance and it is waving everywhere. Twice the repeating of two...
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Apr 27, 2004

Ameland, green fields for cows grazing

Ameland is already from the beginning agricultural destinated. When green fields started to grow behind the dunes, this grass attracted cattlers from the main land. First small animals like sheeps,...
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Apr 27, 2004

Sheeps, the cattle of the "Wadden"islands

In long forgotten times the island were uninhabited as it was just to dangerous to live here (floadings, storms). The fields on the "Wadden" side however was used by cattle and daily farmers walked...
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Apr 25, 2004

A perfect place for a beach holiday

Families with young children are finding a true paradise on Ameland. Sea, sand and preferably sun are THE combination to success for kids. And ... if the kids are happy, the parents are (how true this...
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Apr 25, 2004
 
 
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The amazing wide and long beaches of Ameland

Ameland, as well as the other "Wadden" islands have very wide and long beaches. These are always situated on the North sea side and sheltered in the South by the beautiful dunes. Arriving by bike it...
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Apr 25, 2004

Shrimps, the delicacy of the "Wadden" sea

The "Wadden" sea is full of life. Fish, but especially smaller sea animals like shell fish and ... shrimps! This delicate seafood is available in masses and even a famous export product from the...
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Apr 25, 2004

Living from what the sea grants

Whaling is one thing, but why always go for the biggest catch. In the "Wadden" sea as well as the North sea there are amazing amounts of fish and of course throughout the centuries this has been a...
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Apr 25, 2004

Trophees of the hunt for whales

Outside several commandeurs houses there are strange "wooden" stakes pointing out of the ground. Touch them! and discover that for sure this is not wood. Find out what they are and be amazed. These...
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Apr 25, 2004

Hidde Kat and his big adventure

One of the most famous person's from Ameland was Hidde Kat. He was a commandeur on the "Juffrouw Klara" (misses Clara) a whaling ship. He became famous for his journal that described the disasterous...
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Apr 25, 2004

Whaling made Ameland an important base

In the 17th and 18th century the sailors of Ameland became quite famous in The Netherlands as holding a strong whaling tradition. Therefore also the many "commandeurs" houses that can be found in...
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Apr 25, 2004

A Frysian island were Frysian is hardly heared

Islands have the tendency of being isolated and with Ameland it's nothing different. Long time Ameland was completely independant from any other part of The Netherlands and therefore a very unique...
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Apr 25, 2004

Years passing by on Ameland

When biking or walking through the villages of Ameland, the years will literally pass you by or rather, you will be passing them. It will no doubt catch your eyes, the yearnumbers on the houses...
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Apr 25, 2004

Top Hotels in Ameland

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"Ameland, pearl of the "Wadden"-islands"
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"I was so much younger then!"
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"Peaceful spot to relax"
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"Dunes on Ameland"
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"Ameland: Wadden diamond of the islands"
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