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Address: Volendam, The Netherlands
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Touristy compared to Edam but Enjoyably

we caught the local bus to Edam and then on to Volendam. The bus is easy just behind the Amsterdam railway station ask the ticket office runs every 30 mins at €10 daily ticket... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

we caught the local bus to Edam and then on to Volendam. The bus is easy just behind the Amsterdam railway station ask the ticket office runs every 30 mins at €10 daily ticket. There are a large number of restaurants and pubs etc along the water front, a great place for lunch with a large variety and shops as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

Loved it in Volendam, small, little village, full of tourist shops, but the ambience is what I love to see. We sat and ate lunch along the shops on a bench and was visited by a Great Blue Heron, who watched the fish stand next to our bench. Wonderful place to visit.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 NEW

My Wife and I went to Volendam for the day when staying in Amsterdam. We found it very easy to travel there on the bus from the Central Station upper level (in fact it is at this point that I will recommend purchase of an OV Chipkaart if you are staying in the Netherlands for a longer period of time,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

This is one of the most ghastly places I have ever visited. Packed with zombie-like people searching for something but not sure what. It's a sort of conveyer belt of consumerism, cycled through the cheese factory, past 'genuine' (no way) fisher men's cottages into a packed fish restaurant where you are forced to share a table with people you have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 NEW

There are tours going to Volendam and we were apprehensive at first if we can do it on our own or not. DIY to get here was pretty straightforward so no need to stress much. From central station, go to the back and up where the bus depot is. Buy tickets for 10 Euro which is valid for the entire... More 

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Christchurch
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Visited here in April - lovely wee village - touristy but nice. Beautiful outlook on to the see and lots of little shops to poke around in - if you want you can dress up in traditional customs and have your photo taken - did not like to big buses going down to lovely wee streets though - but apart... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Lovely little alley ways, canals, traditional cottages in a very beautiful place. Many shops and a wonderful cheese factory that makes its cheeses by traditional methods.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

I reached this small town over the bus (cheap, departs just behind the Amterdam's train station). We have a lovely evening & dinner, and had a great time walking the waterfront. Perfect way to end a day from Amsterdam!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

attractive old style town with loads of little souvenir shops. bit crowded when we went but enjoyable all the same

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

We drove to Volendam and while there were a lot of tourists, it was still a pretty town. I like to take pictures and had plenty of opportunity there. You can catch a ferry there to Maarken, which is a small little town on what used to be an island before they built a dyke to connect it to the... More 

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