Clogs, Cheese, Windmills Edam private tour


Tour Number

Activity Level



Shore Excursion, Local Experience, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: Yes. Tour can be adjusted to age of kids.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 6



Dutch (fluent), English (fluent), German (basic), Spanish (conversational)

Experience Dutch country side with a private guide

This private tour starts at Clara Maria, a Cheese Farm and Clog Factory. Set in the pastoral polder landscape this historic 160-year old original barn has been charmingly transformed into the wooden shoe factory and the cheese making room.

A large part of land from the Netherlands has been created out of water. At "De Cruquius" steam pumping station, you find out how.
We stop for lunch at the nearby tea house.

Driving through 'De Beemster' polder -a lush green landscape, placed on the Unesco World Heritage list- we get to the famous icons of Holland, windmills.
Go inside and see how the windmills operated and a large family was able to live inside.

Edam is a authentic local village. Enjoy the architecture and friendly people of this quaint little village.


09:00am Pick-up from your location
09:45am Dairy farm cheese & clogs
11:30am Cruquius steam pumping station
12:30pm local lunch
01:30pm Drive through Beemster Polder (UNESCO)
02:30pm Windmills
03:30pm Edam stroll
05:30pm Back in Amsterdam

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: hotel/airport/cruise terminal in Amsterdam.
Other pick-up locations possible, extra fees may apply.

End location: hotel/airport/cruise terminal in Amsterdam.
Other pick-up locations possible, extra fees may apply.

Duration: 9 hours

Tour schedule and duration can be altered due to traffic and weather and opening times.


Private car. Citroen C4 Grand Picasso MPV which is offered to you for free.

There is space for:
> 1-4 passangers with luggage (1 suitcase, 1 handbag per person)
> 5-6 passengers (2 seats are only for small people)

Larger group?
Contact me for an all-in quote.

What’s Included

* Private guide/driver
* Personal car (offered at no cost)
* Entrance ticket Museum Cruquius and windmill.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

15 euro - per person
€ 15,- lunch and snacks

What’s Extra

- extra entrance fees & activities
- lunch, snacks
- personal expenses

A Recent Review of this tour

We could not have had a better than we did with Stefka. She was a truly amazing guide. We learned a ton, and felt very connected with her throughout the entire day. Extremely intelligent and animated when describing all the parts of The Netherlands that we visited, drove to, and walked through. Highly HIGHLY recommended.
Michael Cappuccitti

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