Dutch Countryside Tour

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Hi Loves,

Here comes the promised post about the day trip to Zaanse Schans, Volendam and Marken! A visit to Amsterdam and the Netherlands would not be complete without having seen the lovely Dutch countryside – right? I booked the tour online in advance on veltra.com. The excursion was organised by Lindbergh Tour & Travel. We started at the Lindbergh office in Amsterdam city, where we first picked up our main ticket for the excursion. Our travel guide joined us to the coach and our first stop was Zaanse Schans – a picturesque windmill village with stunning buildings and charming peat meadow landscapes. There we had the opportunity to have a look inside a windmill. It was very interesting to see how they work. After our visit to Zaanse Schans, we moved to the famous and lively fishing village of Volendam. With our tour group went to a cheese factory/museum. We had lunch in the village and had a lovely boat trip to Marken, where we visited a local traditional clog maker. The whole trip took about 5,5h and the tour made super fun. The excursion to the countryside was absolutely worth it~♪

Windmills_80 Windmills_79it was a bit rainy in the morning… Windmills_78in Zaanse Schans Windmills_77 Windmills_76 Windmills_75Inside a windmill Windmills_74Cutting woods with wind power! Windmills_73 Windmills_72 Windmills_71 Windmills_70 Windmills_69Hello Miffy ^_^ Windmills_68 Windmills_67Yay~ Windmills_66in Volendam Windmills_65 Windmills_64 Windmills_63 Windmills_62 Windmills_61at the cheese factory Windmills_60 Windmills_59Lunch break Windmills_58it became sunny in the afternoon Windmills_57Selfie in Volendam ^w^ Windmills_56 Windmills_55Off to Marken! Windmills_54 Windmills_53 Windmills_52 Windmills_51 Windmills_50 Windmills_49Visiting a local traditional clog maker Windmills_48Dutch clogs – traditional wooden shoes from Holland Windmills_47 Windmills_46back in Amsterdam
Visiting the diamond polishing factory COSTER DIAMONDSWindmills_45 Windmills_44COSTER DIAMONDS, Paulus Potterstraat 2, 1071 CZ Amsterdam
Felt so hungry after the excursion
Went to the Oud Holland restaurant for dinner!Windmills_43 Windmills_42it was delicious! Windmills_41OUD HOLLAND, Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 105, Amsterdam

One response to “Dutch Countryside Tour

  1. Hi Miho! Despite the gloomy weather this trip looked like a lot of fun~ The picturesque cottages, cobble stone roads, and windmills are beautiful. I especially liked the Miffy’s in the window saying Hi.

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