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Volendam & Marken: 3-Hour E-Scooter Tour with Boat Cruise

Product ID: 174066
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Rent an E-scooter and discover the most beautiful cultural highlights from Volendam, Monnickendam, and Marken within 3 hours, including a boat trip. You will enjoy the best photo stops along this route, like a windmill, cheese farm, & fishing villages.
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Duration: 3 hours
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  • Explore the countryside of Amsterdam, cruising along typical Dutch landscapes
  • Explore the old harbor villages of Volendam, Monnickendam, and Marken
  • Enjoy the various different photostops
Full description
You will start your tour in the famous old harbor of Volendam, where you can see the traditional houses, soak up the fishing village atmosphere, and pick up souvenirs for those at home or a memento for yourself. You will then move on to Katwoude, which is both nationally and internationally known for its cheese farms.

You will then progress onward to Monnickendam, with its well-preserved historical center, this monumental city is known for its smokehouses, three churches, and shipyards. From here, your tour advances towards the former island Marken. Marken is a stunning town with lovely bridges over the small canals and lovely wooden façades. A visit to Marken is a unforgettable experience, due to the characteristic houses, the pleasant ambiance, and the beautiful view over the Gouwzee and the Markermeer.

From Marken, you will take the boat back to Volendam. Since 1933, the Volendam-Marken Express has been sailing between the two world-famous villages of Volendam and Marken. You will cruise along the former Zuiderzee coastline, and learn all about this area's fascinating history and culture (with an English/Dutch-audio guide). After a 30 minute cruise, you will arrive back to Volendam where you can drive underneath the dike, back to the rental company where you will return your e-scooter.
  • E-scooter rental (3 hours)
  • Boat trip between Marken and Volendam or the other way around (one-way, depending on ticket chosen)
  • Free Dutch/English audio guide onboard
  • Beautiful photo stops in Volendam, Katwoude, Monnickendam, and Marken
  • Map of the surroundings to determine your route
  • Extra optional cultural or "Culinair en kids-proof" stops
What’s Not Included
  • Culinair en kids-proof" stops
  • Meals and drinks

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Meeting point

You can pick up your vehicle at the address: Haven no. 45 (underneath the dike of Volendam) Please make sure to be at the rental company 10 minutes prior to your departure time

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Important information
What to bring
  • Driver's license
Not allowed
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• Driving on an E-scooter is only allowed when you are in the possession of a valid driving license (you need to present the document when renting an E-scooter)
• The Volendam-Marken Express departs every 30 minutes from Marken to Volendam, and it is possible to bring your E-scooter on the ship
• When renting an E-scooter a deposit of 50€ will be requested, which will be returned to you after you return the (undamaged) E-scooter
• It is never allowed to rent or drive one of these vehicles when you are intoxicated by alcohol or drugs
• You are not permitted to drive on the highway with these vehicles, you are obliged to always drive on the stated bike paths
• Always be aware of the residents and other road users (it is not allowed to use your horn unnecessarily, always drive slowly when passing wanderers and other bikers and always create enough space for other road users)

From US$ 45.50 per person

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Volendam Rent & Event B.V.

Product ID: 174066