A Walk in Zaanse Schans: Discover the Dutchest Place in the World

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 км
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Duration 1h
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Feel like an 18th-century merchant strolling along old wooden houses
  • Learn about Dutch traditional life while listening to local stories about the buildings you see
  • Admire Dutch architecture with its colorful windmills and houses
  • Breathe in the fresh marine air and enjoy the smell of seasonal flowers in this fairytale-like place
  • Immerse in the Zaanse Schans's fairytale setting guided by your own audio tour
Take a walk along wonderful wooden windmills in the Dutchest place in the world guided by your own in-app audio tour! The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of the Netherlands with cute wooden houses, fairytale-like windmills, old barns, and authentic workshops. Make a journey to traditional Dutch life with this self-guided audio tour! The Zaanse Schans is a residential area where the 18-19th centuries are brought back to life. Listen to fascinating stories about the mode of life people had back then and learn more about the Netherlands' history, culture, and architecture. Stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh bread, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made. Be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry, and the various windmills of different colors. Get inspired by the true spirit of the Netherlands! A day out at the Zaanse Schans in North Holland is a one-of-a-kind experience that will help you get to know the Dutch culture with its history and traditions.

What's included

  • Entering the sight is free
  • Tips on the attractions worth visiting
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Headphones – please bring your own
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Kraaienest, 1, Zaanse Schans
Windmill De Zoeker
Kalverringdijk, 31, Zaanse Schans

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at support@wegotrip.com.
Cancellation policies vary according to activity type. Please check the conditions of your required activity Self-guided audio tour.
De Zaanse Schans is een unieke woon-werk buurt uit de 18e en 19e eeuw. Vol werkende houten molens, oude ambachten en bijzondere musea en prachtige groene houten huizen. De Schans is opgetrokken in unieke Zaanse houtbouw-architectuur en stuk voor stuk hierheen verplaatst vanaf 1961....

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