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Rotterdam: Kinderdijk Windmill Village Entry Ticket

1. Rotterdam: Kinderdijk Windmill Village Entry Ticket

Explore the windmill village of Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. See museum mills and a pumping station, then glide across the polders on a tour boat. Journey back through time to a world of old Dutch windmills. Stroll through the centuries-old buildings of a delightful village, and see fascinating exhibits from different historical eras. Visit two museum mills, open-air displays, and a pumping station. There's also an interactive scavenger hunt for kids, a multi-screen film, and an app to make the most of your visit. Then, clamber aboard one of the inclusive tour boats. Glide across the polder waters as the many windmills of the village drift past.

From Amsterdam: Rotterdam and Villages Day Trip

2. From Amsterdam: Rotterdam and Villages Day Trip

Hop on board a panoramic bus to admire the sights of Amsterdam. Visit Rotterdam, discover the Dutch countryside, and visit the picturesque towns of Marken, Volendam, Marken, and Zaanse Schans. In addition, visit a clog and cheese factory. The day trip will start with a panoramic tour around the city center of Amsterdam from the bus, with the most iconic places out of the city center. After this panoramic tour, the first stop on this 10-hour trip from Amsterdam will be Rotterdam, a city that portrays a mix of traditional and modern styles. Continue to the region of Waterland, and visit the villages of Marken, Volendam, and Zaanse Schans, where the famous windmills are located. Your guide will tell you about the history of each place and the traditional houses of the 15th century. Visit a factory where the popular clogs are made. You'll also learn how they produce world-famous Dutch cheeses as well. Spend some of your free time enjoying a meal (not included in the tour price), before returning to Amsterdam in the evening.

From Rotterdam: UNESCO Kinderdijk, Euromast & Spido Day Trip

3. From Rotterdam: UNESCO Kinderdijk, Euromast & Spido Day Trip

Upon departure from the meeting point, relax on the air-conditioned bus and enjoy views of the Dutch landscape during the 30-minute trip to Kinderdijk. Take your time in visiting Kinderdijk, a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1997. See the unique polder area of dikes, mills, and pumping stations and learn about human inventiveness in reclaiming and protecting the land. Follow your guide to the visitors’ center, situated in an old pumping station. You may be lucky enough to visit the inside of a working windmill (depending on how busy it is). On the return to Rotterdam, enjoy a Spido Harbor Cruise. Sail through Europe’s largest functioning port on a 75-minute tour. Admire as Rotterdam’s impressive skyline glides by, and see the busy shipyards and traffic of the sea-going and inland ships. The cruise ends with a view of the steamship Rotterdam, the former cruise flagship of the Holland America Line. Lastly, use the included tickets to head up the Euromast. This Rotterdam icon is 185 meters high and the highest watchtower in the Netherlands. Hear stories of the city as your ascend to the top in a glass elevator. Take in the views of Rotterdam and beyond. With good weather, you can see as far as 30km away.

Amsterdam: Kinderdijk, Euromast & Spido Tour of Rotterdam

4. Amsterdam: Kinderdijk, Euromast & Spido Tour of Rotterdam

Meet your professional guide and driver at a convenient meeting point in Amsterdam then set off on a comfortable, air-conditioned, luxurious Mercedes minibus to the destinations. You will start of the day with a visit to the Euromast. At 185 meters high, it’s the highest watchtower in the Netherlands and an essential part of the skyline of the city. Listen to amazing stories about the city from your professional guide as you make your way to the top of the glass elevator. Afterwards, you will continue to the Spido harbour cruise where you will see the city from the water. Sail through Europe's largest functioning port and get a unique perspective of the harbour’s shipyards, docks and the hypermodern transhipping of thousands of containers whilst viewing the Rotterdam skyline. You will continue on to Kinderdijk: a UNESCO World Heritage site. On arrival in Kinderdijk your guide will take you to the visitors’ center which is situated in an old pumping station. Watch the film about the Kinderdijk area before walking through the area, seeing its mills and learning how they work.

North/South Holland: Rotterdam & Kinderdijk Private Day Trip

5. North/South Holland: Rotterdam & Kinderdijk Private Day Trip

Discover Rotterdam, the second-largest city in the Netherlands, on a private full-day trip. Along the way, see and learn about the windmills at the famous fields of Kinderdijk. Get picked up at your hotel or any other location in North or South Holland and benefit from the personal service of a professional guide who will drive you around. Once in Rotterdam, explore all that the city has to offer. Experience its unique architecture and find out all about its culture and history. Then, drive to the small village of Kinderdijk, known for its unique and iconic windmills, which are on UNESCO's World Heritage List for protected properties. Enjoy one of the most famous attractions in the Netherlands before returning to your hotel at the end of the day.

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What people are saying about Rotterdam

Great pass if you plan your highlights in advance. You can definitely save money and check-in went smoothly everywhere. Definitely a recommendation.

A really great place to visit. I thoroughly recommend downloading the app when you get there, as there is a great audio guide!

Loved it. Abeautiful place that everyone could enjoy. The price was very reasonabke. The food was soooo tasty.

Too bad that in Holland we don't have more explanations or documents in French!

Starting difficulties when activating, but then great