½ day

Explore the countryside with Hop On Hop Off Holland

This half day tour is especially designed for people who only have half a day to experience a small number of stops. Thanks to this adaptation to the traditional Hop On Hop Off Tour people can enjoy half a day of everything the Dutch countryside has to offer from 12:00h onwards. Of course at a reduced price.

This Hop on Hop off tour through picturesque countryside is the perfect way to discover the ‘other face’ of Holland. Escape the busy Amsterdam and depart to experience local culture and unique destinations. With the Hop on Hop off Tour you discover the entire countryside around Amsterdam completely at your own leisure! The tour includes a staggering 6 stops which all promise a unique insight into Dutch history and tradition. There are buses every 45 minutes from each stop which provides the perfect amount of freedom to enjoy your favourite stops.

The Hop on Hop off tour starts at This is Holland in Amsterdam North and then continues to some iconic locations. Behold the famous windmills at the characteristic Zaanse Schans, immerge in the old fisherman’s village of Vollendam of what to think of a guided tour at a traditional Cheese Farm. This is just a small selection of the in total 6 fantastic locations.

‘Hop On Hop Off Holland’ App

Download the ‘Hop On Hop Off Holland’ App and see exactly when the next bus arrives, in order to minimalize the waiting time. Every 45 minutes a bus arrives at a busstop. The app also offers walking routes at every stop. Besides that, in the bus an audio tour is available which provides information about the culture and history of this inspiring region. In short, a perfect day away from the ‘hustle and bustle’ of the big city!

LOCATIONDeparture Point: This is Holland, Overhoeksplein 51, Amsterdam
DEPARTURE TIMESFrom 5 October 2018 till 30 september 2019.
From 19 March 2020 till 28 september 2020Every day from 12:00 every 45 minutes.
  • This is Holland, last departure: 14:30 h
  • Zaanse Schans, last departure: 17:50 h
  • Edam, last departure: 18:20 h
  • Volendam, last departure: 18:30 h
  • Henri Willig Cheese, last departure: 17:55 h
  • Monnickendam, last departure: 18:50 h – Arrival This is Holland 19:20 h
✅  Hop on Hop off day ticket including 6 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.
TICKET TYPEPrinted ticket and Smartphone accepted

Extra Information


  • Be aware that the buses drive in one direction only! For example: when you hop off at Henri Willig Cheese Farm, it is not possible to go back to Volendam
  • 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
  • You can purchase earphones at the check-in desk for € 1
  • 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? info@hollandticketservices.com


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

  • Enjoy the flexibility of a bus coming every 45 minutes to each stop
  • Explore the Dutch countryside
  • Experience traditional Dutch culture
  • View the scenic windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Enjoy the fishing village of Volendam
  • Discover the old centre of Edam
  • Taste and experience the making of traditional Dutch cheese
  • Adventure in villages where famous artists have gained inspiration
  • Visit a traditional clog warehouse

Countryside Half Day Tour
The museum of Purmerend
Windmills of the Zaanse Schans
Typical Dutch 'Edammer Kaasdragers'
The Henry Willig Cheese Farm with goats
People cruising in Broek in Waterland Holland
The Museum in Monnickendam, countryside of Holland
The Zaan in Hotel beautiful architecture

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