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Top sights in Volendam
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Top 6 things to do in Volendam
Volendam is a picturesque town in Holland. Sample some local cheese as you tour a windmill and try on some wooden shoes. Walk into postcard-perfect Holland and experience Volendam!
1. Volendam Museum
Be sure to stop by the Volendam Museum for an interactive look at the history of Volendam. You'll find family-friendly exhibits that feature local tradition and lifestyle.
2. Cheese Factory Volendam
The Cheese Factory in Volendam will be a treat for your taste buds and your olfactory sense. Visit to learn about how cheese is made today and sample a variety of cheeses. There are tours given everyday in a variety of languages.
4. Zaanse Schans/Hague/Windmills day trip
No trip to the Netherlands could be complete without a requisite windmill sighting. Lose yourself to the Dutch countryside and take a trip to Zaanse Schans. Be sure to explore the huge, well-maintained windmills still in function as you sightsee in Zaanse Schans.
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Planning Your Visit
How to Get Around Volendam?
Do as the locals do and get yourself a bike. Renting bikes is an inexpensive way to get around Volendam and sightsee at the same time. For day trips from Volendam you have the option of taking ferries, buses, or trains.
What to eat in Volendam?
First and foremost, be sure to sample the cheese in Volendam. Other local goodies include waffles, apple tarts, poffertjes (small pancakes), bitterbaalen (fried balls of cheese), and many more Dutch delights.
Good to know
- Dutch and lots of English
- Euro (€)
- Time Zone
- UTC (+02:00)
- Country Code
- Best time to visit
- The best time to visit Volendam is during the summer months. It can be quite cold in the winter and you are most likely to get sunshine and warm weather from June to August.
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What people are saying about Volendam
Our guide Xavi was amazing, very knowledgable and he presented everything on the tour in a very fun way. Tour is very well organized. We highly recommend it
Fantastic trip to know the country of amazing people and friendly atmosphere. Ian and Tim were excellent company. Their sense of humour was superb!!!
This tour was awesome! We got to see so much in one day. We really enjoyed it and definitely recommend it!
We had an amazing tour guide Rob and all the places were great, would definitely recommend the trip!
The staff was very informative and friendly. The entire day was absolutely amazing.