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Amsterdam Countryside: Zaanse Schans Electric Bike Tour

Get out of the city and see the gorgeous Dutch countryside and Zaanse Schans village on this excellent e-bike tour

ABOUT THE Amsterdam Countryside: Zaanse Schans Electric Bike Tour

This tour is operated by our partner Those Amsterdames


Don't limit your exploring of Holland to just the Amsterdam city center - windmills, farms and water locks are only a short bike ride away! Your expert guide will navigate you through the lowlands around Amsterdam where you will be blown away by breath-taking landscapes. Have a look at traditional farms, discover how the Dutch have expertly managed flooding, learn about the delicious cheese and marvel at endless classic Dutch windmills during this 5,5hours e-bike tour. 


Your Amsterdam Countryside: Zaanse Schans Electric Bike Tour meets at our shop located at: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 30; 1012 GD


The Holland you won't find in the Amsterdam city center

Your local expert guide starts this bike tour the best way possible - on a boat! You'll head straight out of the city center by crossing the river into the trendy neighborhood of Noord, before finding yourself in the real Dutch countryside. You'll discover Dutch farms, the ingenuity of water management, and cruise through a nature preserve en route to the world famous Zaanse Schans. On your way back, you'll get to cycle through Zaandam and its funky architecture, before coming back via NDSM, one of the trendiest neighboorhood of Amsterdam. 

Picturesque views and a leisurely bike ride

This is probably our most relaxing tour, as you escape the hustle and bustle of the city streets and find yourself surrounded by the green of the countryside and the blue of the water. You'll learn how the Dutch have mastered not only cheese but water (one third of the country lies below sea level), and have some beautiful pictures for your photo album that most visitors to Amsterdam don't get!


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Your Amsterdam Countryside: Zaanse Schans Electric Bike Tour meets at our shop located at: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 30; 1012 GD

  • Enjoy like a local, with ease on electric bikes
  • Cross the river on a ferry
  • Visit the hand-dug North Sea canal and learn about the regulations at the giant locks
  • Take in the beautiful scenery of the famous Dutch polders
  • See the historic Zaanse Schans village
  • Get the best possible Instagram picture of the Inntel Hotel Zaandam
  • Escape the hustle and bustle of the Amsterdam city center
Those Amsterdames

Those Amsterdames Is our partner in Amsterdam

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Inclusions & exclusions
What’s included
  • Expert local guide
  • Bike (for the duration of the tour)
What’s not included
  • Extended bike rental
Additional Information
  • As bike traffic in Amsterdam can be quite hectic, please ensure that you feel comfortable riding a bike before joining this tour
Your Amsterdam Countryside: Zaanse Schans Electric Bike Tour meets at our shop located at: Oudezijds Voorburgwal 30; 1012 GD
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