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Amsterdam Countryside Hop-On, Hop-Off Tour: Windmills, Dutch Villages and FREE Cheese Farm Visit

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Key Highlights

  • Explore the Dutch countryside and discover Holland’s picturesque attractions
  • View the scenic windmills of Zaanse Schans and the fishing village of Volendam
  • Taste and experience traditional Dutch cheese-making with a free tour of Henri Willig’s Cheese Farm!
  • Hop-on and hop-off as often as you please and tour at your own pace
  • Enjoy audio commentary on board the hop-on, hop-off bus and learn all about the Dutch tradition
  • Overview

    A unique hop-on, hop-off tour that covers around eight stops and also offers convenient transfer to the picturesque Holland countryside from Amsterdam and allows you to tour at your own pace.

    Explore the picturesque countryside of Holland on board a hop-on, hop-off bus and partake in wonderful traditions along the way! Enjoy audio commentary on board as the route drives you through seven designated attractions such as Volendam, Edam, Zaanse Schans and more.

    Enjoy a free guided tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm and taste some of the country’s best cheese! Gain unique insight into Dutch culture and tradition. Hop-on and hop-off as often as you please and enjoy a self-guided walking tour with an audio-guide. Upgrade your ticket to include two free admissions.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    01 Oct 18 - 25 Mar 19: Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday
    28 Mar 19 - 29 Sep 19: Daily


    1 Day

    Start time

    9:00am. Frequency every 45 minutes.

    Meeting Point

    This is Holland’ is located just around the corner of the A’DAM LOOKOUT. Address: Overhoeksplein 51, Amsterdam
    By Boat :Take free ferry from Central Station to the opposite side, ‘Buikslotermeer’. This is only a 3 minute boat trip to "THIS IS HOLLAND".

    Ending Point

    THIS IS HOLLAND, Amsterdam. However guests are free to hop-off and end the tour at any of the designated stops along the way.


    Begin your hop-on, hop-off tour at A’Dam Lookout and head to the countryside just north of Amsterdam.Visit the Dutch villages where famous artists have gained inspiration and partake in the culture firsthand. Hop-off as often as you please across the eight bus stops and enjoy self-guided walking tours with an audio-guide at every stop. Enjoy incredible views and inhale the scenic natural beauty of the Netherlands away from the hustle and bustle of cities.

    The tour route includes the following destinations:

    Cheese Farm Jacobs Hoeve
    Zaanse Schans Zaandam

    Free Guided Tour of Henry Willig’s Cheese Farm at Jacobs Hoeve

    Discover the Dutch countryside and experience traditional Dutch culture with a free guided tour at Henri Willig’s Cheese Farm. The Dutch are renowned for their cheese and the third stop, the Cheese Farm at Jacobs Hoeve, is where Henri Willig started making cheese over 40 years ago! Take this unique opportunity to taste and partake in the cheese-making process on this tour of the Farm.

    You may upgrade your ticket to Hop on Hop off Plus thereby giving yourself a choice of 2 free admissions out of the following-
    Visit the sky deck of this unique tower, offering breath-taking panoramic views of Amsterdam • Volendam Experience
    • Discover the past of Volendam through a guided and Virtual Reality tour
    • Digital photo in traditional Dutch costume in Volendam
    • Wear the traditional costume of Volendam. Great holiday photo guaranteed!
    Edam Museum )
    The museum is located in the oldest brick house of Edam, dating back to 1540
    • Canal tour along the river Zaan at the Zaanse Schans
    • 50-minute boat tour with amazing view of the windmills and the Zaan skyline. Departure time from Zaanse Schans Windmills cruises will be around 4:30 pm.

    Please check please note section for more details on specific price as the case may be.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Hop-on, Hop-off day ticket
    • Flexible travel, every 45 minutes
    • Free guided tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm
    • Audio tour through app on the bus
    • Self-guided walking tours available at all eight stops
    • Hop on Hop off countryside guide book including maps


    • Entrances to attractions on the tour route
  • Please note

    Be aware that the buses drive in one direction only! For example: when you hop off in Volendam, it is not possible to go back to the Henri Willig Cheese Farm.

    Please redeem your voucher at the check-in desk of THIS IS HOLLAND where you will get your hop on hop off Cheese, Windmills & Dutch Villages day ticket and entry ticket to "This is Holland". You will be required to show your ticket each time you enter the bus.

    Voucher information: You must print and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    You may upgrade your ticket to Hop on Hop off Plus thereby giving yourself a choice of 2 free admissions out of the following with specific price details-

    A’DAM LOOKOUT (reg. price € 12,50)

    Volendam Experience (reg. price € 8,50)

    • Digital photo in traditional Dutch costume in Volendam (reg. price € 15,00)

    Edam Museum (reg. price € 5,50)

    • Canal tour along the river Zaan at the Zaanse Schans (reg. price € 7,00)

    Additional info

    If you would like to take advantage of our great audio tours, make sure you download the free Hop on Hop off App. QR codes are available at the check-in desk at THIS IS HOLLAND.Visitors can rent phones at the check-in desk at the THIS IS HOLLAND for € 3 per mobile device.You can purchase earphones at the check-in desk for € 2Via the Hop on Hop off App, you will be able to see the live location of the bus, so you can always check if the bus is nearby the bus stopThe confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
  • Customer Reviews
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      Yang Stonner, France, 23/May/2018
    • Excellent tour

      Went with my husband both in our 60's but fairly able bodies found the trip very good. Loved seeing the other side of Holland eg the countryside Cheese tasting was Brilliant so...

      Judi Lowe, United Kingdom, 21/May/2018
    • Amsterdam Countryside Hop-On, Hop-Off

      Amsterdam Countryside Hop-On, Hop-Off was a great idea if you don't have a car. Once you figure out how their app works, you will know exactly at what time the bus will be at...

      Vadim Shub, Canada, 05/Sep/2017