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Marken, Volendam & Edam: Private Full-Day Tour

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Explore the beautiful Dutch countryside on this private full-day tour from Amsterdam. Discover the charming villages of Marken, Volendam and Edam. Enjoy a scenic 30-minute boat ride across Lake IJsselmeer, and even witness a traditional fish auction.
About this activity
Duration 8 hours
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Pick-up service

If your hotel is situated in downtown Amsterdam, your guide will pick you up at your hotel. Please provide details at time of booking. Otherwise your guide will await you at the arranged meeting point.
Cancellation policy
Cancel up to 3 days in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Explore the beautiful Dutch countryside by public bus and boat on this full-day tour
  • Cross the lake Ijsselmeer from Marken to Volendam by boat
  • Go souvenir shopping in Volendam
Full description
Explore the beautiful Dutch countryside with this full-day tour from Amsterdam.

Meet your local guide at your hotel in Amsterdam and enjoy a scenic 45-minute ride to the island of Marken. Stroll through the picturesque streets of Marken and enjoy stunning views over the Markermeer, then have visit a local mini museum to discover how the people of Marken used to live.

Continue your tour with a lovely 30-minute boat ride across the lake towards Volendam, where you will embark on a short walking tour of the famous fisherman village. Explore its labyrinth, see its unique former fish auction building, and then make your way to a local cheese shop to sample some local cheese.

After some free time to explore Volendam, set off for the next stop on the tour: the charming medieval village of Edam. Visit Edam's former town hall, the floating cellar, as well as the oldest wooden house in town before you catch a local bus back to Amsterdam bid farewell to beautiful Dutch countryside.
Includes
  • Private tour in your chosen language
  • Experienced, knowledgeable and friendly guide
  • 30-minute boat trip (mid March-mid November)
  • Transportation with local bus
  • Cheese tasting in Volendam
  • All local taxes
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuity

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Meeting point

Prins Hendrikkade 47, Amsterdam (next to Victoria Hotel) in front of Central Station

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Important information
Know before you go
From mid March to mid November, this tour includes a boat trip from Marken to Volendam. In the winter months, the boat trip will be replaced with a local bus ride between the two villages.

This tour can only be operated in groups of maximum 20 persons. If your group is larger, we will split your group into smaller groups and depart with a 15-minute interval.

For transport we use local buses., which are efficient and regular.
If you wish to stay a bit longer in one place, there is no need to rush as we will just catch the next bus.

Your guide will take care of all tickets and schedules.
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Product ID: 41096