Trip to the Fishing Villages of Volendam and Marken – Leaving from Amsterdam

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Highlights

  • Discover authentic fishing villages

  • Scenic views of the region from the bus

  • Visit the cheese and clog factories

Essential info*

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  • Digital voucher accepted

Duration 5hrs30 mins, 7hrs

Audio-guide

Languages
  • German
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Greek
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Dutch
  • Polish
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Turkish

Starting time 8:45 AM, 9:15 AM, 12:15 PM, 2:45 PM

Departure point/location

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Description

Leave Amsterdam and discover the fishing villages of Volendam and Marken with this coach trip.

Set off from the capital and travel through the picturesque villages of North Amsterdam, taking in the beautiful scenery that characterizes the coastal region.

This excursion will take you to the historic village of Zaanse Schans, one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Netherlands, where you will be able to admire the many windmills and the traditional wooden houses.

When you arrive at the fishing villages of Volendam and Marken, you will have the opportunity to visit the traditional Dutch cheese and wooden clog factories. Both of these quaint fishing villages have preserved their traditional seaside atmosphere and rustic landscapes.

To complete the experience, you will benefit from a cheese-making demonstration and a boat trip between Marken and Volendam.

Thanks to your multilingual audio-guide commentary, you will be immersed in the history of this picturesque region of the Netherlands and discover the traditional culture of the fishing villages.

If you choose the 12-noon departure time (with a supplement) you will be able to benefit from a guided tour of a traditional dress museum.

Good to know

  • Availability: every day (excluding exceptional dates)
  • Departure point: near Amsterdam's central station
  • Audio-guide available in 16 different languages
  • For the 12-noon departures, in addition to the audio guide, your tour guide will be able to give you further information in English, Spanish and German
Cancellation Terms & Conditions
No charges will be levied for cancellations made more than 7 days before the date of the activity (excluding special dates). After this, the following charges will be levied:
Between 7 and 4 days prior: 50% of the price
After this time and in case of a no-show: 100% of the price
Any reservation made for special dates cannot be cancelled, modified or refunded.

Price includes

  • Bus transport throughout the trip
  • Visit to a Dutch cheese museum
  • Tour of a wooden clog factory
  • Trip to the fishing villages of Volendam and Marken
  • Trip to the historic village of Zaanse Schans
  • Multilingual audio-guide commentary
  • The boat trip between Marken and Volendam

Not included

  • Hotel pick up/drop off
  • All food and drink during the visit
  • Tips (optional)
  • All other extras

Customer reviews

43 reviews
  • Tony S.
    Oct 4, 2018
  • Excursion très sympathique, journée agréable
    Dominique R.
    Sep 24, 2018
  • excursion tres agreable avec des enfants. les endroits visités sont superbes.
    David B.
    Aug 27, 2018

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