Holland Village Tours

Discover Old Holland with our actor guides!

We offer theatrical tours to the Zaanse Schans

and in Amsterdam, Haarlem, Utrecht, The Hague, Edam and Volendam

ZAANSE SCHANS VILLAGE WALK – individual bookings

Discover Zaanse Schans in 45 minutes with al local resident (guide and actress). Travel back to 1850 with Mayor’s wife Kaatje Slagter. Dressed in her favorite Zaan costume, she lets you relive times gone by. At the end of the walk, she invites you to a Dutch tea-party at her own private home, the ‘Mayor’s Mansion’, a green wooden house built in 1734. This visit is included in the program. Optional: transporation by minivan from Amsterdam city centre.  BOOK HERE….


Private groups can choose there own starting time and location. They have their own “Kaatje” or more ladies in a regional costume as their guide (1 actor guide for maximum 20 participants). We offer different tours:

  • 45-minutes Mayor’s Walk
  • 2-hours extended Mayor’s Walk with visits to the cheese farm, clog factory, windmill and Cacao Lab.
  • A tailor made program of your choice, in consultation with Daily Walking Theatre  Read more…


Highlight of any Zaanse Schans tour is a visit of the Mayor’s Mansion. Resident Ingrid Marsman, dressed in Zaan costume, welcomes you inside her house. It was built in 1734. It became the mansion of Mayor Teunis Slagter, his wife Kaatje and their children up till 1853. You are invited to a Dutch tea-party with tea, lemonade and Dutch cookies. In the cozy dining room you can see a short film of Mayor’s Mansion and its inhabitants. For individual groups on the Village Walk, the visit is included. For private groups it can be added to the Mayor’s Walk or booked seperately as a unique part of their own program, with their own guides.  read more….

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