• Volendam

    Enjoy the unique atmosphere in this fishing village


20 kilometres north of the centre of Amsterdam is the beautiful fishing village of Volendam. It is the most famous fishing village in Holland and can be visited all year round. Especially the old harbour full of old Dutch ships is popular. Around the harbour there is a lot to do. For example, have your picture taken in traditional Volendam clothing and learn more about Volendam in one of the museums. From the harbour in Volendam you can also take a boat trip to the Old Dutch fisherman’s island Marken.

Enjoy the unique atmosphere in this traditional Dutch fishing village

Volendam is a village near Amsterdam that is mainly known for its harbour.

Take a picture in traditional Dutch costume

Volendam is known for its traditional Dutch costumes. In the fishing village, there is the opportunity to have your picture taken in the most beautiful traditional costume. A beautiful and unique memento of your visit to Volendam in Holland.

Experience Volendam

A virtual reality adventure through Volendam in the 18th century

Boat tour: Volendam-Marken Express

From the fishing village Volendam, you can take a boat across the lake to the other fishing village Marken. Marken used to be an island but is now also accessible by road.

Opening hours Volendam

Volendam is a real village and therefore open all year round. The various activities do of course have opening hours but are usually open all year round.

What is the admission fee?

Volendam Experience€ 8,75Book online
Picture in traditional clothing Volendam€ 15,00Book online
Volendam-Marken Express: Boat Tour€ 8,25Book online

Directions to Volendam

By Car

By Public Transport

Guided day trip to the countryside from Amsterdam

Hotels near Volendam

FAQs Volendam

How long does a visit to Volendam take?

If you just want to walk through Volendam and enjoy the old Dutch fishing village, then of course you don’t have to pay an entrance fee. Would you like to visit a museum, have a picture taken of a traditional costume or take the boat to the village of Marken? Then you will find the entrance fees below.


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