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Hop on Hop off: Countryside PLUS

Zaanse Schans Cheese Windmills Dutch Villages

Hop on Hop off: Countryside PLUS


Explore the countryside with this Hop on Hop off busline!

This summer, a complete new Hop On Hop Off tour is launched offering a tour through the countryside just north of Amsterdam! All the favourite destinations are within easy reach with this Hop On Hop Off bus line, such as Zaandam, Zaanse Schans, Purmerend, Edam, Volendam and Monnickendam!

Purchase your day ticket and discover the charms of the Dutch countryside. Get dressed up in traditional Dutch costumes, treat yourself to fresh fish at the harbour of Volendam and wander through the historical city of Edam. Visit Henri Willig’s cheese farm and discover the art of cheese making during a free guided tour among the farm animals, admire the original Dutch windmills at the Zaanse Schans and finish your trip with a visit to the modern center of Zaandam.

Every stop has a lot to offer, and with self-guided tours available through your app, you can soak in the Dutch heritage and culture. Check in at the gift shop of THIS IS HOLLAND (which is next to the ADAM Lookout), only 5 minutes away from Amsterdam Central Station and start your day in the countryside!

LOCATIONDeparture Point: THIS IS HOLLAND, Overhoeksplein 51, 1031 KS Amsterdam
DEPARTURE TIMESFriday till Monday from 5 October – 31 March 2019, from 09:00 every 45 minutes.

  • THIS IS HOLLAND, last departure: 15:00 h
  • Zaandam, last departure: 17:45 h
  • Zaanse Schans, last departure: 17:55h
  • Purmerend, last departure: 18:10h
  • Edam, last departure: 18:25h
  • Volendam, last departure: 18:35h
  • Henri Willig Cheese farm, last departure: 18:45h
  • Monnickendam, last departure: 19:20h – arrival THIS IS HOLLAND 20:00 h
Hop on Hop off day ticket including 8 stops Flexible travel, every 45 minutes
 Free guided tour at Henri Willig Cheese Farm Audio tour through app on the bus
 Self-guided walking tours available at all stops
PUBLIC TRANSPORTFrom Amsterdam Central Station, you can take the free ferry with direction Buiksloterweg. This is only a 3 minute boat trip. From here, it is just a 1 minute walk to THIS IS HOLLAND. The check-in is at the giftshop.
TICKET TYPEPrinted ticket and Smartphone accepted

Extra Information


  • Be aware that the buses drive in one direction only! For example: when you hop off in Volendam, it is not possible to go back to the Henri Willig Cheese Farm.
  • When you return to THIS IS HOLLAND, you are not able to re-use your bus ticket.
  • If you would like to take advantage of our great audio tours, make sure you download the free Hop on Hop off App! QR codes are available at the check-in desk at THIS IS HOLLAND.
  • No phone? Visitors can rent phones at the check-in desk at THIS IS HOLLAND for 3 euro per mobile device
  • You can purchase earphones at the check-in desk for 1 euro
  • Via the Hop on Hop off App, visitors will be able to see the live (!) location of the bus, so they can always check if the bus is nearby the bus stop.
  • Any questions? [email protected]

The PLUSTICKET include:

A choice of 2 free admissions (15,00)

  • ADAM LOOKOUT (reg. price  12,50)
    Visit the sky deck of this unique tower, offering breath-taking panoramic views of Amsterdam
  • Volendam Experience (reg. price  8,50)
    Discover the past of Volendam through a guided and Virtual Reality tour
  • Digital photo in traditional Dutch costume in Volendam (reg. price 15,00)
    Wear the traditional costume of Volendam. Great holiday photo guaranteed!
  • Edam Museum (reg. price  5,50)
    The museum is located in the oldest brick house of Edam, dating back to 1540
  • Canal tour along the river Zaan at the Zaanse Schans (reg. price 9,50)
    25-minute boat tour with amazing view of the windmills and the Zaan skyline, last departure 16:00 h

Tip: During Keukenhof season join the Hop on Hop off: Keukenhof line!


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