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.
What to Expect
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.
- 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
Prins Hendrikkade 47, Amsterdam (next to Victoria Hotel) or your hotel in central Amsterdam
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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.
Until 14 days before start of service
14 days - 8 days before start of service: 50% of applicable rate.
7 days - 72 hours before start of service: 75% of the applicable rate.
72 hours before start of service: Full rate.