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Windmill Tour – Amsterdam Landscape Tour

Amsterdam Windmill Landscape Tour

Amsterdam Windmill Tour brings you amazing landscapes on the border of Amsterdam. We will take you there by bike and you have plenty of time to take the pictures and selfies. Serenity, windmills, river bridges, cheese farm, a castle and much more. Let us surprise you all on our bike tour in this unspoiled area. We take you where no other tour operator will!

11 am daily – 4 hours duration – € 37,50 per person

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The Amsterdam Windmill Landscape Tour is our most popular guided bike tour. We will start and end this tour by bike in Weesp (which is part of Amsterdam). Weesp is actually called “little Amsterdam”. It’s an comfortable ride through the medieval town of Muiden, along the Vecht river. We will ride up to Amsterdam Castle, and relax in a lunchroom. This genuinely is the one tour outside Amsterdam that shows a little bit of everything along the way!

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Grain windmill The Friendship

The Amsterdam Windmill Tour takes you to a grain windmill called The Friendship. It is a beautiful old windmill located in Weesp on the banks of the river Vecht. The windmill is in operation for a few days a week as a traditional flour mill when there is sufficient wind. The mill can be visited free of charge every Saturday, and the well-stocked mill shop is open from 10 am –  4 pm.

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 Windmill ‘t Haantje

The Amsterdam Windmill Tour is proud to present ‘t Haantje windmill. This iconic windmill was built in 1663 in Amsterdam. The windmill served as a sharpening and sawmill for stones needed for building material for constructions in Amsterdam. In 1820 the mill was moved to Weesp as an oil mill. Following 10 years of high-quality production, the mill was converted for the third time as a grain mill.

 

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Amsterdam Windmill Tour - skinny bridge weesp

Skinny Bridge

The Amsterdam Windmill Tour brings you the long Vecht bridge (skinny bridge). This iconic bridge is a wooden movable folding bridge in the center of Weesp. A national monumental bridge over the river Vecht and the name of the bridge refers to the length of the bridge in relation to other bridges over the river Vecht.

 

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AMSTERDAM CASTLE

Muiden Castle (in Dutch: Muiderslot) was built in 1296. It remains in excellent condition to this day and is open to the public. We think visiting this stunning castle feels like being in a Game of Thrones episode – do you dare to enter!

Amsterdam Windmill Tour brings you to amsterdam castle in muiden
Amsterdam Windmill Tour guides

Entertaining local guides.

Get a unique insight into Amsterdam and surrounding history and contemporary culture from our local English-speaking guides.  Amsterdam Bike Tours guides are passionate, entertaining, and guaranteed to ensure your ride around Amsterdam is a fun and memorable experience.

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Amsterdam Windmill Tour Frequently Asked Questions

Do we visit Amsterdam Castle 2018-05-31T16:55:48+00:00

No, we only see it from the outside. If you want to visit, book a private tour with us.

How do I get my tourticket? 2018-05-31T16:37:40+00:00

Once your booking is confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher/invoice. Please print it or download on your smartphone/tablet to show the tourguide on day of the activity.

What if it rains? 2018-05-31T16:38:21+00:00

We bike rain or shine. We have ponchos available if required.

Do we bike on busy roads? 2018-05-31T16:39:00+00:00

We avoid busy roads. We use a mix of bike lanes & quiet back streets. This tour is designed to be as safe and scenic, suitable for all cycling abilities.

Whats excluded in the Amsterdam Castle Tour? 2018-05-31T16:39:43+00:00

Consumptions

Whats included in the tour? 2018-05-31T16:40:30+00:00

We take care of modern bikes with pedal brake , a bottle of water, a rain poncho (just in case), 21% value added tax, and of course your always smiling local guide

Where does the tour end? 2018-05-31T16:41:21+00:00

We end up at trainstation Weesp, where you can easily take the train back to the Amsterdam city centre (10 to 15 min) or any other direction you want.

Where does the tour start? 2018-05-31T16:42:24+00:00

Your meeting point for the Amsterdam Castle Tour is trainstation Weesp. Once you have arrived at Weesp trainstation, go down the stairs and go to the exit at your right hand side. Your happy guide is waiting there for you.

How long does the tour last? 2018-05-31T16:43:18+00:00

The tour takes about four hours inclusive a short refreshment break.

What time does the Amsterdam Castle Tour start? 2018-05-31T16:35:50+00:00

We start Monday-Sunday at 11:00 am at trainstation Weesp which is about 10-15 minutes from Amsterdam Central Station.

What is the cancellation policy? 2018-05-31T16:56:40+00:00

You can cancel your booking for free till 1 week before.
We only charge an administration fee of € 5,-

Can I reschedule my booking and if so, how? 2018-05-31T16:44:33+00:00

Yes you can, till 48 hours before. Please contact us by email or whatsapp.

Is it possible to do a private tour as a group? 2018-05-31T16:45:22+00:00

Yes, it is. Please contact us by email or whatsapp for a tailor made proposal.

Is my payment secure? 2018-05-31T16:46:31+00:00

Yes, our online payment system is 100% secure and encrypted to protect it against fraud and unauthorized transactions. We never have access to your credit card or bank details.

How can I Pay? 2018-05-31T16:47:23+00:00

You can pay securely online using several creditcards, Paypal, Sofort or iDEAL.

Can I buy a tour for someone else as a gift? 2018-05-31T16:48:11+00:00

Sure! Just enter the lucky birds name on the page instead of yours.
In the payment section, enter your own billing details what makes the transaction successful.

How to book? 2018-05-31T16:49:01+00:00

To reserve the Amsterdam Castle Tour, choose date and time to complete the reservation form on the page. You will receive the confirmation immediately.

Can I book lastminute? 2018-05-31T16:50:17+00:00

You can always try and give us a shout or send a whatsapp, but no guarantees of course.

When to book this tour? 2018-05-31T16:51:36+00:00

Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up until the previous day (12:00 local time) if there are still places available.

Do I have to be fit to do the bike tour? 2018-05-31T16:53:49+00:00

During the bike tour, you’ll pedal for approximately 30 kilometre (19 miles) , so you don’t need to worry as the Amsterdam Castle Tour is very easy to ride and we take it easy.

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The Amsterdam Windmill Tour route highlights

Get the best views of the surroundings of Amsterdam, Weesp, Muiden and the River Vecht.