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Fishing villages of Marken and Volendam

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?

    Daily

  • Duration

    5.5 hours

  • Start time

     8:45am and 2:45pm

  • Meeting Point

    De Ruijterkade 34a, in the IJ hall of Central Station on the far eastern side.

    Please arrive at the meeting point 30 minutes before the tour start time, your seats are guaranteed until this time.

  • Ending Point

    The tour concludes at the original point of departure.

Key Highlights

  • Visit the picturesque fishing villages of Volendam and Marken
  • Walk past the special wooden houses
  • Smartphone voucher accepted – No need to print!
  • Meeting point easily accessible; In the IJ hall from Central Station
  • Enjoy a 30-minute free boat tour between Volendam & Marken
  • Enjoy a cheese and syrup waffle demonstration
  • Enjoy the services of an English and Spanish-speaking guide
  • Take an up-close look at the windmills of Zaanse Schans

Overview

This wonderful half day excursion from Amsterdam introduces you to some of the rich traditions and fine scenery of the Netherlands.

Easily accessible from the cruise terminal, the meeting point for this tour from Amsterdam is only a 15-minute walk from the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam and is offered at a better value as compared to the other tours departing from the cruise terminal.

Admire the monumental and colourful Windmills of Zaanse Schans. The Zaanse Schans is full of traditional green-timbered houses and warehouses. The characteristic green wooden houses, hump-backed bridges and windmills perfectly embody the picture-perfect landscape for which Holland is so well known.

Visit the picturesque fishing villages of Volendam and Marken and enjoy a free scenic 30-minute boat ride between the 2 fishing villages.

Enjoy a cheese and syrup waffle demonstration, participate in a clog making demonstration with operating antique steam engine, and visit a traditional Marker house (only during the Morning Tour)!

Inclusions

  • Transport by luxurious air-conditioned bus 
  • free Wi-Fi
  • Visit to Volendam & Marken
  • Visit to the windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Cheese and syrup waffle demonstration
  • 30-minute free boat tour between Volendam & Marken
  • Clog making demonstration 
  • Visit a traditional Marker house (only during the Morning Tour)
  • English & Spanish-speaking guide
  • Audio guide on the bus with 16 languages and free earphones

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pick up and drop off

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Please note

Voucher information: No need to print! If you are travelling with a smartphone or tablet you can present your voucher on your device for this activity.

Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time to confirm all details.

If time is limited a stop will be made at a Windmill near Volendam instead of the Windmill Village "Zaanse Schans"

Please check in early on during Easter, the Flower Parade, Ascension weekend and Whitsunday

Additional info

The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.

Customer Reviews

  • 4
    06/13/2016 Mrs Myrtle Wilson, United Kingdom
  • 4
    Beautiful scenary
    07/30/2015 Raul L Loperena, United States
  • 4
    Enjoyable tour in the Netherlands
    06/24/2015 Marion Dicks, United States

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