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"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
 
"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
 
Private Half-Day Tour to Zaanse Schans Windmills and Cheese Farm from Amsterdam
"Venture out of Amsterdam for the day and visit the beautiful landscape of the areas outside the city. You’ll be picked up from your hotel in Amsterdam to begin the journey to Zaanse Schans.The stop will be in Zaanse Schans with the characteristic there the group will visit a clog-maker and will see the demonstration of the realization then will taste and discover the cheese factory where cheese is still made in the traditional way. This area used to be an industrial area where many windmills were used for many different purposes. Only a few windmills survived and are restored a paint mill and a spice mill. Besides the windmills the Zaanse Schans is full of traditional green-timbered houses and warehouses.""""Enjoy a private half-day tour from Amsterdam to the magnificent Zaanse Schans windmills
From EUR48.00

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Visit a HISTORIC WINDMILL

The Windmill that I visited was called DE KAT (the cat), located on the Kalverringdijk (Zaanse Schans) in Zaandam.The mill “de Kat”, is now an octagonal scaffolding-mill, since the partial rebuilding...
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Catharina Hoeve

Catharina Hoeve is a cheesefarm that is visble for the public. In the entrance you can see how the cheese is made and in the rest of the building you can buy and sample all kinds of local cheeses and...
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Bakery Museum In de Gecroonde Duyvekater

'In de Gecroonde Duyvekater' dating from 1658 houses a baker’s shop with a 19th century interior, a bakery with an authentic oven and living accommodation. The shop and the bakery form a surprisingly...
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Mills to visite

the first houtzaagmolen de gekroonde poelenburg . saw mill.secondverfmolen de kat dye millthirdoliemolen de zoeker.oil mill.another oil mill you can visite (not on picture further away)oliemolen de...
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Oil Mill 'De Zoeker'

Oil Mill 'De Zoeker' was built in 1672 in the Westzijderveld in Zaandijk. It is believed that the mill saw 62 heavy years of service as a polder drainage mill. 'De Zoeker' was used as an oil mill for...
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Saw Mill 'De Gekroonde Poelenburg'

De Gekroonde Poelenburgsawmill build in 1868 in the Westerzijderveld named the Locomotief/ Locomotive.in 1904 placed to the Oosterzijderveld as replacement for the burned mill Poelenburg.In 1961...
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Verfmolen De Kat Colour mill the cat

this is a Dye Mill it is build between 1664/1696.Grinds wood. Plants and roots into colouring materials for the textile industry.Chalk and other minerals are ground for painters.burned down on 27...
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ship's carpenter Schuitenmakerij

CLOSED??? The path leads through the marshy polderland, over a narrow bridge, to the ship-yard. A ship's carpenter is at work here. Beyond the barn is a small wind-mill 'De Windhond'. This used to be...
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The Museum of the Dutch Clock

Dutch clocks from 1500 to 1850In this seventeenth-century building, which was originally an industrial building and later a private house, you can see a unique collection of clocks. The clocks give a...
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Museumshop Albert Heijn Grocery

This museum-shop is composed of two houses, built about 1820. The shop in the front part is characteristic of a nineteenth century shop and gives a general idea of what the simple timber houses that...
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Museum 'het Noorderhuis'zaanse schans

CLOSED IN APRIL 2010 SOME THINGS YOU CAN SEE IN ZAANS MUSEUMThe rooms of this merchant house, which was built in 1670 and enlarged in 1800, are open to the public. In the small front room, the best...
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Mustard mill 'De Huisman' Zaanse Schans

De Huismanmustard and spice windmill.from 1913-1945 sawed wood for boxes.only for mustard sale.The windmill 'De Huisman' was built in 1786 in Zaandam. Originally it was a snuff-mill. Later it was...
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more cheese tasting and buying

You can see a giftbox for almost 20 euro on this picture. i think it is expensive but it looks nice.we bought a smoked cheese with garlic and herbes. not on the picture for almost 6 euro.THIS ARE OLD...
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Cheese farm 'Catharina Hoeve' Zaanse Schans

This replica of an original farm from the village of Oostzaan was built in 1988 and has been converted into a cheese farm. I must say i never saw a demonstration here how they make cheese but on the...
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Hotels Near Zaanse Schans

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Provincialeweg 102, Zaandam, 1506 MD, The Netherlands
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Lagedijk 32-34, Zaandijk, 1544 BG, nl
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Wibautstraat 278, Zaandam, Noord-Holland, 1505, The Netherlands
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Noorderbreek 46, Amsterdam, 1121 KH, The Netherlands
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Orlyplein 1-67, 1043 DR
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Transformatorweg 36, Amsterdam, Noord-Holland 10
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dila

"Zaanse Schans"
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globetrott

"Scenic Windmills & more"
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Mique

"It doesn't get any more dutch than this"
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balhannah

""A MUST SEE NEAR AMSTERDAM""
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tompt

"What a place for a VT meeting !!"
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