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Amsterdam: 1, 2, 3, or 5-Day Go City All-Inclusive Pass

1. Amsterdam: 1, 2, 3, or 5-Day Go City All-Inclusive Pass

Enjoy unlimited access to Amsterdam's hottest attractions with a pass valid for 1, 2, 3, or 5 days. Visit the Moco Museum, discover world-famous collections of historic art, and admire the city from the canals on a cruise. Easily display your pass on your phone and use the digital guide to help you plan your itinerary and make reservations when necessary. There is something for everyone with over 25 attractions including the Heineken Experience. Attractions/Activities included with your Amsterdam All-Inclusive Pass: • Heineken Experience (reservations required)• Moco Museum• A'DAM Lookout• 100 Highlights Cruise• Rijksmuseum (reservations required)• Houseboat Museum• This Is Holland (reservations required)• Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience• Tour de BonTon• Royal Experience - Royal Coster Diamonds (reservations required)• 1-hour pedal boat• MacBike bike rental• Diamond Museum Amsterdam• Jewish Cultural Quarter• Amsterdam Pipe Museum• House of Bols cocktail experience• Amsterdam Tulip Museum• Tony Chocolonely Superstore• AMAZE Amsterdam – a new immersive experience by ID&T• Rembrandthius Experience• Once Upon a Time Museum• Ferry to Muiderslot Castle (April to October)• Muiderslot Castle• Keukenhof Tour (spring)• Keukenhof skip-the-line entry and coach transfers (seasonal/reservations required)• Zaanse Schans Tour (reservations required)• Zaanse Schans Card• Volendam, Edam, and Windmills Tour (reservations required)• Rotterdam, Delft, and The Hague Tour (reservations required)

From Amsterdam: Keukenhof & Windmill Village Guided Tour

2. From Amsterdam: Keukenhof & Windmill Village Guided Tour

Experience a full day filled with Dutch flowering fields and spectacular gardens on this guided tour of the Keukenhof Gardens. See rows of tulips, daffodils, and crocuses, all growing in different colors and sizes. Taste local cheese and observe the traditional method of making wooden shoes. When you arrive at Keukenhof Gardens, you will receive a 45-minute guided tour through the park, leaving you enough free time to explore at your own leisure. Your guide will explain how each type of flower is cultivated and its history and significance within Dutch culture.  After soaking up the garden vistas, continue to Zaanse Schans, the famous windmill village. Tour the town with your guide. Visit the wooden shoemaker shop for a live demonstration of how wooden shoes are crafted, followed by a cheese-making demonstration and tasting. Before you set off to discover Zaanse Schans on your own, your guide will give you further information on what makes it a unique village, inform you about local history and culture, and provide you with insider tips about the area. You can upgrade your tour to include the Amsterdam Canal Cruise, gliding past the city’s famous attractions such as canal houses from the Golden Age, the Westerkerk, the Anne Frank, and more. Alternatively, get a This is Holland Voucher to experience a 5D flight experience of the Netherlands.

From Amsterdam: Keukenhof Tulips and Windmills Guided Tour

3. From Amsterdam: Keukenhof Tulips and Windmills Guided Tour

The excursion day lasts about 8 hours and combines a visit to the large keukenhod tulip park and a visit to the village of windmills a few km from Amsterdam. The park is a unique experience: it boasts an incredible variety of flowers, from tulips to daffodils, spread over an area of 32 hectares while the windmills have the charm of the old factories still in operation. The first part of the day will be dedicated to the tulip park. After entering the park, participants will have the opportunity to discover the park independently, take pictures and get lost in the avenues of the 32-hectare park and 3 indoor pavilions that host new floral exhibitions every year. There are 800 tulip species on display for a total of more than 7 million bulbs. Adults will have the opportunity to visit the park and get lost among the 800 varieties of bulbs on display and younger children will have the opportunity to have fun and play in the park's famous playground/farm. We will have a lunch break at the park and it is advisable to pack a packed lunch. The park has refreshment areas but they are often crowded. The packed lunch will also save you time and optimize your visit to the park. In the afternoon around 14:00 we will move towards the country of windmills, a typical 18th century Dutch village, an enchanting place to get to know the real Holland, that of fairy tales and nature. Here we will have the opportunity to get to know the village and its traditional green wooden houses, taste Dutch cheese and visit the wooden clogs factory, an ancient shoe used for work in the fields.

Amsterdam: Keukenhof - Flowers Field - Tulip Experience

4. Amsterdam: Keukenhof - Flowers Field - Tulip Experience

A combination tour specially designed for lovers of various flowers. You will be amazed by the design of this tour where in the morning you will be invited to enjoy the beauty of the largest flower garden in Europe. You will be invited to tour through flower fields in the flower bulb area (Bollenstreek). And in the end, you will be treated to a visit to the Tulip Experience Amsterdam. - Keukenhof (Tulips Garden) - Explore the fascinating phenomena of Keukenhof up close. Keukenhof is home to millions of tulips, daffodils, and other flowers. This lovely spring garden provides a one-of-a-kind aroma and color experience, as well as over 20 breathtaking flower presentations, surprise-inspired gardens, and engaging activities. The famed bulb fields surround Keukenhof. From the windmill, enjoy stunning views of some of the bulb fields, with a visit to Keukenhof promising beautiful photographs. There are activities for people of all ages that allow you to use your senses as you smell, taste, listen, and enjoy. Keukenhof is fun for the whole family, since youngsters may play in the playground, pet the animals at the petting zoo, and embark on a scavenger hunt. -Flowers Fields - You will be invited to tour through flower fields in the flower bulb area (Bollenstreek). There you can enjoy all kinds of tulips that are planted and cultivated until the time comes for you to be introduced to the Tulip Experience Amsterdam in Noordwijkerhout. - Tulips Experience Amsterdam - Discover what it takes to grow and create the iconic Dutch tulip! Tulip Experience Amsterdam takes you on a journey through the magnificent world of tulips and the full bulb growers' trade, from planting to international shipment. We have built up fresh and authentic machinery that will demonstrate the evolution of production throughout the years. Tulip Experience Amsterdam is a sensory trip for both adults and children, complete with a fun scavenger hunt! Following a visit to the exciting museum section, you may relax in the outdoor display garden, which has 1 million tulips (over 500 distinct species from our own tulip farm!) ready to be photographed. Take as many wonderful photos as you can in this lovely color palette, and all of the tulips are grown on our own tulip farm! In our real cinema, you may also view a video on the history of the Flower Bulb Region. Following that, you may select your own bouquet of tulips in the indoor picking garden and shop for local goods at the indoor farmers market. We offer tulip art for sale in the art corner, which is filled with colorful tulip paintings and objects. You can combine this tour with the "Giethoorn - Volendam - Zaanse Schans tour" on the next day or the day before. With this combination, you will have visited the most important places in the Netherlands.

Amsterdam: Keukenhof & Dutch Countryside Small Group Tour

5. Amsterdam: Keukenhof & Dutch Countryside Small Group Tour

This tour starts with a scenic ride to the bulb flower fields around Lisse and the Keukenhof Gardens. During the Spring season, you can see a fantastic display of flower carpets as far as the eye can see. The highlight of this tour is the breathtakingly beautiful Keukenhof, with gardens featuring more than 400 acres of flowers, trees, and fountains. Truly the home of the tulip. After spending about 3,5 hours in the gardens, continue to the windmill village Zaanse Schans. Watch live demonstrations of artisans at work, including a clog maker crafting the famous wooden shoes of the Netherlands. There will be some free time to explore the village on your own before traveling through the distinctive polders of the Beemster area. The tour ends in the beautiful seaside village of Volendam. This traditional Dutch fishing village has been a popular tourist attraction since 1875. It is best known for its beautifully painted wooden houses perched on docks overlooking canals that line the water. People from all over come to see the small buildings, buy souvenirs for those at home or themselves, and take photos in traditional Dutch costumes.

Amsterdam: Windmills and Zaanse Schans Bicycle Tour

6. Amsterdam: Windmills and Zaanse Schans Bicycle Tour

After collecting your bicycle, your tour will depart in the direction of Amsterdam Central Station. Stepping on the IJ Ferry, travel in the destination of the NDSM Werf, complete with its old industrial Halls which are now used as a party/concert/event location. From this point, travel in the direction of Tuin Dorp whilst discovering the countryside and the huge and the beautiful natural park of Het Twiske. Enjoy the typical North Holland Landscape by riding your bike on the dikes accompanied by the nicest views. After approximately two hours of biking, arrive to the Zaanse Schans area, complete with a museum, windmills, traditional artwork, shops, and plenty more to discover. Following around an hour at the Museum Village, your tour travels back direction of Amsterdam but along a different route. If you want to extend your visit to Zaanse Schans, you are also free to stay a little longer and travel back to Amsterdam by bus, train, or boat.

Amsterdam: Keukenhof, Zaanse Schans, and Rotterdam Day Tour

7. Amsterdam: Keukenhof, Zaanse Schans, and Rotterdam Day Tour

Explore the beauty of Holland on this 8-hour private day trip from Amsterdam. See the flowers in bloom at Keukenhof, explore inside the windmills at Zaanse Schans, then journey to Rotterdam and discover its unique, modern architecture. After being picked up, you’ll drive to the countryside to see the millions of colorful flowers at Keukenhof Gardens.  Then it’s on to the Zaanse Schans, filled with its historic windmills and distinctive green wooden houses – a must-see when visiting the Netherlands. Explore these beautiful windmills and see the original wooden houses, barns, and shops. You’ll even get to go inside one of the windmills to admire the design.  You’ll then have the chance to visit a cheese-making factory and a stroopwafel factory, where you can see how Dutch cheese and waffles are made.  From there, your guide will drive you to charming Rotterdam. You’ll learn how the destruction during World War II led to an intensive rebuilding process and to Rotterdam becoming one of the most daring examples of modern architecture in the Netherlands. After your visit to Rotterdam, your guide will drive you back to your hotel or any other desired location in Amsterdam.

Keukenhof & Zaanse Schans Windmills - Private Day Tour

8. Keukenhof & Zaanse Schans Windmills - Private Day Tour

Your private guide will drive you directly to Keukenhof (45 min). On arrival enjoy VIP parking. Join your guide for a short stroll through the park introducing you to its highlights and history. After your short tour you will have time to explore the park on your own after a meeting time and place has been set. After leaving Keukenhof your guide will drive in the direction of the flower fields, you'll be offered stops to get out of the car and take photos of this spectacular display of flowers. Finally join your guide to the Zaanse Schans Windmills, a Dutch heritage site. Visit a working windmill and wander among characteristic Dutch houses surrounded by a picture-perfect Dutch scenery.

From Amsterdam: Keukenhof Gardens & Giethoorn Windmills Tour

9. From Amsterdam: Keukenhof Gardens & Giethoorn Windmills Tour

Enjoy an unforgettable experience in one of the biggest flower gardens in the world! Besides visiting the spacious 32 hectares of flowers, you can enjoy spectacular flower shows, inspirational gardens, unique art and wonderful events. Do not miss the Tulip mania exhibition at the Juliana Pavilion. Christen your own tulip, see how the tulips are cultivated, and get advice and tips from our experts about the use of flower bulbs in your own garden. Flower Power is Keukenhof’s 2019 theme. Flowers inspire. At Keukenhof flowers connect people from across the globe who come together to enjoy the tulips, smells and colours. Discover how tulips ended up in the Netherlands, design your own bulb mosaic, and become a true tulip expert. Take part in the treasure hunt through the park, climb and clamber on adventurous play equipment or glide through the air on the zip-line. The animals at the petting zoo love to cuddle. This Keukenhof flower garden tour is also fun for the children. They will have a blast with treasure hunts, a petting farm, a maze and the playground. Keukenhof is a fun day out for the whole family!  There is a possibility to store your luggage in one of the free lockers which are available near the park’s main entrance. Dogs are permitted at Keukenhof, providing that they are kept on a leash. Dogs are not permitted to enter the pavilions and restaurants, except for guide dogs. Dog waste bags are available free of charge from all ticket inspectors. The park offers excellent access for electric wheelchairs, and has plenty of disabled toilet facilities. After being picked up from Keukenhof in a luxury Mercedes sedan or minivan by a professional driver, travel to one of the most beautiful villages in Holland, Giethoorn. Take a lovely canal cruise through the village, known as the Dutch Venice. The elongated village is located in one of the largest areas of continuous fenland in northern Europe. The village is an excellent starting point to make a canoe trip through the area and there are a number of special museums and art galleries to discover.  After exploring Giethoorn you will be visit the great Dutch windmills at the Zaanse Schans where you will see nice windsmills and where you will visit a local cheese and clogs factory. After exploring the windmills you are transferred back to Amsterdam.

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It's honestly worth it. There are still museums like the Wonder Experience or the Upside down house I wish were included. But I would not complain about what's already here

It's great for you since each attraction is only about 20-odd. It gives you quite a variety of things, AMAZE and THIS IS HOLLAND you must do.

It's a very good app, it pays of a lot if you are planning to enjoy more than two attractions. Very easy to use. Recommended!

With the ticket, we got in everywhere super quickly, and everything was very uncomplicated.

Excellent, it contains most of the attractions and museums.