North Holland Countryside One Day Tour by Steam Train and Ship from Amsterdam


Explore the historic triangle of North Holland on this tour that includes a ride on a steam train and steam ship. Learn the history of the United East India Company as you wander through the cities.

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Participation period: 2016/01/26 - 2016/12/02
  • Duration (incl. transportation): 8 hour(s)
  • Available: Daily
  • Pick-up: Available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking guide / All taxes, fees and handling charges / Train and boattickets
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  • 09:30 Meet your guide
  • The tour
    historic2 Your day on the countryside will start at the trainstation of Enkhuizen or if you wish to combine this tour with a visit to the Zuiderzee Holland Outdoor Museum; at the trainstation in Hoorn.

  • United East Indian Company
    Start exploring the highlights of this town, once an important harbour to the former United East India Company (VOC). The United East Indian Company is often referred as the world’s first multinational company, and was definitely the first to issue stocks.
  • The town
    historic Your guide will take you on a stroll around the 17th-century town centre. Go to the Snouck van Loosen Park to see one of the first social housing projects of the Netherlands. Learn about Enkhuizen’s maritime traditions in the harbour, and marvel at the old defense tower of the Drommedaris
  • Ijsselmeer
    After a walk around town of about 45 minutes, take a seat aboard the historic ferryship Friesland. Enjoy views over the lake Ijsselmeer (Former Zuiderzee/South Sea), watch the birds in the sky and see traditional flat bottom sail ships passing by in the 90 minutes trip to the next stop, Medemblik.
  • After the boat trip
    Upon arrival at the once prosperous trading town you will have about 1-hour to explore on your own. Admire the 17th and 18th century merchant houses of Holland’s Golden Age, and grab a sandwich of typical Dutch cheese.
  • Steam Train
    Alishan_station_with_Steam_train Next, ride a historic steam train to Hoorn. The engine whistles and the fireman shovels coal into the firebox. Wooden partitions creak, wheels sing and steam hisses. From the wooden 3rd class seats in your carriage you will experience a story from a different era.
  • Choose!
    Choose to depart from Hoorn or Enkuizen. This option also includes entrance to the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen. See authentic buildings from the former Zuiderzee region, including a church, fish-curing shed, cheese warehouse, and houses from the surrounding fishing villages.
  • 17:30 End of the tour
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  • Any cancellations made after 09:00 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
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Language English
Pick-up Available
Duration incl. transportation 8 hour(s)
Availability Daily
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