Netherlands beyond Amsterdam including tulips fields

Netherlands beyond Amsterdam tour including tulips

When you visit the Netherlands you want to discover Amsterdam. But there is so much more in this small country. Escape the busy city for a day to slow down and experience the Netherlands beyond Amsterdam.

This tour will show you the beauty of the Netherlands.  Sit back, relax and enjoy this full day bus tour. It will take you to the spacious countryside with cows, meadows, ditches and of course tulips. You will see windmills, dikes, the world famous Afsluitdijk (closing dike) and more. We will take you to a picturesque local village, a small organic cheese factory and some gigantic tulip fields. Our local guides will tell you everything you want to know, while you enjoy the beauty and tranquility of the Amsterdam Lake District.

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  • Visit a traditional windmill
  • Experience the peace and beauty of the countryside
  • Climb the famous Afsluitdijk
Highlights

Highlights of this tour:

  • Typical Dutch spacious landscapes
  • Picturesque local village
  • Traditional Dutch windmill
  • The legendary Afsluitdijk (closing dike)
  • Traditional Cheese making farm with cheese tasting
  • The Amsterdam Lake District
  • Beautiful tulip fields
Full itinerary

Full itinerary

Within 15 minutes we have left the busy city center of Amsterdam behind us and your Netherlands beyond Amsterdam journey begins.

Meadows, Cows, Ditches, Windmills and many colorful tulip fields will bring you to the world famous Afsluitdijk. This dike, connecting the 2 northern provinces and protecting half of the country against the force of the North Sea is the gateway to the Amsterdam Lake District.

Time to explore the dike. Walk across to the North sea, climb the monument; a watchtower to look out over both the Ijssel lake and the North sea, or take a picture with Mr. Lelie, founder of the dike.

Next we enter the Amsterdam Lake District in the province of Friesland. Here we visit an old wood sawmill in the smallest city of the Amsterdam Lake District; Sloten. The miller will tell you everything about his work, the mill and the significance of windmills in the Netherlands.

Next, get your camera’s ready in the open air museum village “Allingawier”.

Meet the villagers,  have our local guide take you back in time to the craftsman, inside and old farmhouse, walk through the grasslands and enjoy a typical Dutch Farmers Lunch (which is included in your tour).

After lunch it’s time to visit a Traditional Dutch Cheese maker. Here you will learn everything about cows, making cheese, different types of cheese and of course you will try some delicious Dutch cheeses.

Now it’s time to walk through the tulip fields. Strike a pose in the fields, smell the tulips and learn more about why the the Dutch are so popular.

By the end of the afternoon it’s time to head back to Amsterdam, where you will enjoy your evening in the city thinking about the beauty of the Netherlands beyond Amsterdam.

Inclusions

This tour includes:

  • Transport by luxurious air conditioned touringcar
  • Experienced driver
  • Qualified English guide
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch with coffee and tea
  • All entree fees
  • Local guides at several stops
  • GPS guide in 7 languages
  • Exclusive map of the Amsterdam Lake District
Exclusions

Not included in this tour:

  • Transport from your hotel
  • Gratuities (optional)
Practical information

Practical information

  • Tour departs from March 23rd until May 19th
  • Departure location: Amsterdam,  This is Holland
  • Check-in time: 8.45
  • Departure time: 9.00
  • Duration: ± 9,5

Tulips and other bulb flowers are natural products and the course of nature depends mainly on the weather. Therefore it cannot be guaranteed how many flowers and flower fields can be seen and visited during the tour.

Highlights of this tour:

  • Typical Dutch spacious landscapes
  • Picturesque local village
  • Traditional Dutch windmill
  • The legendary Afsluitdijk (closing dike)
  • Traditional Cheese making farm with cheese tasting
  • The Amsterdam Lake District
  • Beautiful tulip fields

Full itinerary

Within 15 minutes we have left the busy city center of Amsterdam behind us and your Netherlands beyond Amsterdam journey begins.

Meadows, Cows, Ditches, Windmills and many colorful tulip fields will bring you to the world famous Afsluitdijk. This dike, connecting the 2 northern provinces and protecting half of the country against the force of the North Sea is the gateway to the Amsterdam Lake District.

Time to explore the dike. Walk across to the North sea, climb the monument; a watchtower to look out over both the Ijssel lake and the North sea, or take a picture with Mr. Lelie, founder of the dike.

Next we enter the Amsterdam Lake District in the province of Friesland. Here we visit an old wood sawmill in the smallest city of the Amsterdam Lake District; Sloten. The miller will tell you everything about his work, the mill and the significance of windmills in the Netherlands.

Next, get your camera’s ready in the open air museum village “Allingawier”.

Meet the villagers,  have our local guide take you back in time to the craftsman, inside and old farmhouse, walk through the grasslands and enjoy a typical Dutch Farmers Lunch (which is included in your tour).

After lunch it’s time to visit a Traditional Dutch Cheese maker. Here you will learn everything about cows, making cheese, different types of cheese and of course you will try some delicious Dutch cheeses.

Now it’s time to walk through the tulip fields. Strike a pose in the fields, smell the tulips and learn more about why the the Dutch are so popular.

By the end of the afternoon it’s time to head back to Amsterdam, where you will enjoy your evening in the city thinking about the beauty of the Netherlands beyond Amsterdam.

This tour includes:

  • Transport by luxurious air conditioned touringcar
  • Experienced driver
  • Qualified English guide
  • Traditional Dutch Farmers Lunch with coffee and tea
  • All entree fees
  • Local guides at several stops
  • GPS guide in 7 languages
  • Exclusive map of the Amsterdam Lake District

Not included in this tour:

  • Transport from your hotel
  • Gratuities (optional)

Practical information

  • Tour departs from March 23rd until May 19th
  • Departure location: Amsterdam,  This is Holland
  • Check-in time: 8.45
  • Departure time: 9.00
  • Duration: ± 9,5

Tulips and other bulb flowers are natural products and the course of nature depends mainly on the weather. Therefore it cannot be guaranteed how many flowers and flower fields can be seen and visited during the tour.

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