You can visit all the places from the list or pick only the ones you like. Just inform your driver about your choice before the ride. During the stops you can do whatever you want: visit the landmarks, take pictures, ask your driver about the place e.t.c. Take as much time as you want within the overall time limit of the trip.
Amsterdam / Starting point
Your Welcome driver will pick you up from your accommodation in Amsterdam at a convenient time of your choice.
With its ancient buildings, cobbled streets and winding waterways, the medieval city of Haarlem is one of the most photogenic destinations in the Netherlands.
Zandvoort aan Zee
With its clean sandy beaches, trendy beach bars and family activities, Zandvoort has become one of the Netherlands' most popular beaches.
Bloemendaal aan Zee
Bloemendaal is an unique holiday park located in the dunes of the bustling seaside town Bloemendaal aan Zee.
Amsterdam / Starting point
Zandvoort aan Zee
Bloemendaal aan Zee
About the ride
Your day trip will begin with a personal pickup by your English-speaking driver from your hotel or apartment in Amsterdam.
The driver will suggest the route of the trip with the key attractions that are worth the visit. Since this experience is a personal tour, the driver will stop at any attraction of your choice and spend there as much time as you wish.
To get a better picture of this 6-hour trip, we outline the preliminary route of the Day Trip: Explore Haarlem & Relax at The Beach:
After a short 40 min ride from Amsterdam, you will reach Haarlem, the capital of the North-Holland province. This city is known for its beautiful historic center and museums, some of which are considered to be one of the best in the country. Frans Hals, Teylers, and Molen de Adriaan Museums - just a few from the list.
During your time in Haarlem, we suggest visiting St. Bavo Protestant Church, a magnificent religious monument built on the central market square.
You should not miss the Town Hall too. Here you will find not only the 14th-century building where the local government sits but also many locals gathering around, as well as plenty of cafeterias and shops.
The Adriaan Windmill is another iconic attraction. From the top of the windmill, visitors can adore the panorama of the old city of Harlem and the riverbed of Spaarne.
Enjoy your travel to a maximum
You will be picked up by a personal driver at a convenient place and time
Enjoy your trip in a nice air-conditioned vehicle with Wi-Fi
Pick the stops and the time you spend on each one
Spend less time finding locations and waiting, and more time enjoying your travel
We hand-pick the best, friendliest and most knowledgeable drivers in the city
Our customers rate us excellent on Tripadvisor and other platforms
Included in the price
- Hotel pickup and dropoff
- Well-maintained car with an English-speaking driver
- Free Wi-Fi onboard
- Fuel and tolls
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Water and snacks
- Entrance fees to attractions
- Official tour guide (you can include one after the booking)
- Lunch, other beverages and meals
- Gratuities (optional)
Frequently asked questionsExpand
What happens after I book?
Once you complete your booking you will receive a confirmation email. Feel free to reach out to our customer service team at email@example.com for any specific questions regarding your booking.
What is the cancellation policy?
100% cancellation penalty applies when service is canceled 24 hours or less prior to service delivery date or in case of no-show.
Will there be an official tour guide?
An official tour guide is not included because the overall experience is centered around the driver and the local’s perspective. Although the drivers are very knowledgeable regarding the points of visit, at no point can they be compared with a licensed tour guide who can give more in-depth information regarding historical facts and information. If you would like to include an official tour guide in the experience please let us know via email after the booking is completed.
Can I customize the tour based on my needs?
Of course, that is one of the main benefits of having a Welcome experience. You can customize every last bit of the experience, from points of the visit to time spent per landmark to adding in an extra food stop.
We recommend that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes and be equipped with wet weather gear if rain is expected. Please note that religious sites require modest attire- knees and shoulders must be covered.
In the summer months, the sun is especially strong (even on cloudy days) so we recommend that you wear a hat, sunglasses, and sunscreen to protect yourself. Also, be sure to drink enough water throughout the day to stay hydrated.
Please take any accessories you might need at the beach (towels, swimsuits, sunscreen, etc.)
We recommend you always keep local currency on you (euro) as many local merchants do not accept cards as payment.
Accessibility & Special Needs
Should anyone in your group have special needs or have advanced accessibility requirements, please specify upon booking and we will make sure to accommodate your needs and customize your tour accordingly.
Terms of serviceExpand
- Please note that the Welcome Drivers are not licensed to be your official tour guide at the local attractions and therefore will not accompany you into the sites. You may, however, hire a professional tour guide at an extra cost
- Your Welcome Driver will provide you with their local knowledge and personal recommendations between stops. Since your safety is Welcome’s top priority, please refrain from distracting the driver during demanding driving conditions
- Your Welcome Driver will drop you off and pick you up as close as possible to your stop whilst always respecting local traffic laws
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