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Amsterdam Countryside and Windmills Hop-On, Hop-Off Bus Tour

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Key Highlights

  • Discover Amsterdam’s spectacular countryside with this flexible hop-on, hop-off bus tour
  • Enjoy the best of the suburban villages in a single day, including walking tours at each stop
  • Personalise your experience, choosing a GPS audio guide or a Live guide for the intriguing tales
  • Cover the beautiful villages of Volendam, Marken, Zaanse Schans, Monnickendam and Broek in Waterland
  • Both printed and smartphone vouchers accepted!
  • Travel at your own pace, even if you are short on time, with a half or full day or 6-hour ticket
  • Upgrade your ticket for exciting additions like a boat ride on IJsselmeer and visits to Volendam Cheese Factory as well as Wooden shoe Factory
  • Overview

    Sink in to the surreal beauty of the Dutch countryside with this comprehensive Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Tour. Departing from Amsterdam and valid for half a day or 1 full day or 6 hours, you can comfortably explore the magical suburbs at your own pace - covering  Zaanse Schans, Volendam, Marken, Monnickendam, and Broek in Waterland. Additionally, you can download their free App and enjoy self-guided walking tours at each of the bus stops, besides also tracking the buses in real time. 

    What’s more? You can even upgrade your ticket and choose the 6-hour one to include exciting additions like a Boat Ride, visit to Volendam Cheese Factory and more.

    You can choose from the following ticket options:

    • Half Day Ticket: Hop-on, Hop-off Bus (Begin the tour from 12pm) with GPS Audio Guide & Self-Guided Walking Tours
    • Full Day Ticket: Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Ticket with GPS Audio Guide & Self-Guided Walking Tours
    • Full Day Ticket (6 Hours) + Live Guide: Full Day Hop-on, Hop-off Bus Ticket with Live Guide (English and Spanish) & Self-Guided Walking Tours + One-Way Boat Ride between Volendam and Marken + Volendam Cheese Factory + Wooden Shoe Factory

    The Dutch countryside is often claimed to be one of the prettiest in the world, strewn around with vibrantly-coloured flower fields, quaint villages, verdant scenery and some of the warmest people. This hop-on, hop-off bus tour is the perfect way to explore this mesmerising region, hopping on and off as you wish while listening to multilingual GPS audio or live commentary on board. 

    Only thing to remember - the buses run in a single direction, for example, if you hop off at Monnickendam, it will not be possible to go back to Voldendam. Also, you can board the bus only from Amsterdam, so once you are back to the city, your ticket validity ends irrespective of how much time has passed in the day.

    The tour covers the following places:

    • Amsterdam
    • Zaanse Schans
    • Volendam
    • Marken
    • Monnickendam
    • Broek in Waterland

    Extras with the Full Day ticket:

    Volendam to Marken Boat Ride: Enjoy a scenic one-way ride on the mesmerising IJsselmeer with stunning views of fishing villages keeping you company.

    Volendam Cheese Factory: One of the newest attractions in the village of fishermen, music and cheese, the Factory will introduce you to the wonders of Dutch Cheese, the processes that go in making Netherland’s best-loved dairy product and probably, will just make you fall in love with cheese all over again!

    Wooden Shoe Factory: Get up close with the traditional clog makers of Holland as you explore the various types of cattle shoes made by the experts. 

    About The Supplier: Lindbergh is an Amsterdam-based incoming tour operator, with over 90 years of experience. 

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    19 Mar - 18 Oct: Daily


    Your bus ticket is valid for half day or full day (6 hours)

    Start time

    Hop-on, Hop Bus (GPS Guide): 9:15am - 3pm, every 30-45 minutes

    Live Guide Bus: 9:15am // 11:15am // 1:30pm (take your pick!)

    Attractions/Inclusions: Please collect all the details while redeeming your voucher

    Meeting Point

    Redeem your vouchers and collect all your tickets/details HERE:
    Tours & Tickets
    IJ-hal, De Ruijterkade 34, Amsterdam
    Open: 7:30am - 10pm // Daily
    Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to departure

    Ending Point

    You can hop off any any of the stops

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Half Day or Full Day Hop-on, Hop-off bus ticket
    • Multilingual GPS Audio Guide on bus (via app)
    • Self-guided walking tours available at each stop (via app)
    • Guidebook including maps
    • Live guide in English & Spanish (optional)
    • One-Way Boat Ride between Voldendam and Marken (optional)
    • Volendam Cheese Factory & Traditional Shoe Factory visits (optional)


    • Entrances, unless specified

  • Please note

    Voucher Information: No need to print! You can show your voucher on your smartphone or other devices. (But if you’d rather print a copy – that’s fine too!)

    Don’t forget that you can only begin the tour only from Amsterdam and the buses drive in one direction only! For example: when you hop off at Monnickendam, it is not possible to go back to Volendam. Accordingly, once you are back to the city, your ticket validity ends (irrespective of time spent). 

    Please arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the departure times.

    The buses do not operate on April 27 due to the occasion of Kings Day.