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Address: Volendam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam Super Saver: City Walking Tour plus Zaanse Schans...
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Private Tour: Dutch Countryside from Amsterdam Including Marken...
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See the Dutch countryside - Marken/Volendam/Edam

If you are in Amsterdam and fancy a day trip out of the city, then try this! If you want to do it yourself rather than going on a tour, then get a 13.50 euro Amsterdam and Region... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Sue B
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Southampton, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015 NEW

We bought the excellent Waterland day bus ticket from Amsterdam. It gives the opportunity to travel around large parts of the Noord Holland province. We absolutely loved Edam, which was impossibly pretty and strangely empty of tourists. We then moved on to Volendam which came as a shock as the town was stormed by coach tours. If theme park resorts... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

If you are in Amsterdam and fancy a day trip out of the city, then try this! If you want to do it yourself rather than going on a tour, then get a 13.50 euro Amsterdam and Region day bus ticket from Amsterdam Tourist Information, get the bus to Marken (bus station is directly behind the central station) - lovely... More 

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Midhurst, United Kingdom
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31 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This town feels like a seaside town but still has enough original character to keep it charming. The area around the lake shore is busy and there to service tourists but there are some local shops that are interesting and original. The views across the lake are lovely and sitting taking in the atmosphere with a coffee and waffle and... More 

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rochester, ny
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We visited windmills, Marken fishing village, watched a clog making demonstration, took a ferry across the former Zuider Zee to Volendam for cheese factory and lunch. The trip was around 6 hours and while wuite enjoyable, felt about rushed because It packed in so much. I could say that may be the tour could cut back a little bit on... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We came here looking for the cheese museum and found a gem of a place on a sunny April day. If you drive here and park on the coast, you come down a single road road with traffic bollards that only allow traffic in for ten minutes at the hour and half past the hour, nearly had to wait for... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

its a nice and quite city. There's a shop where we can buy cheaper souvenirs. If you're looking for peaceful, this city is the answer..

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Belmont, North Carolina
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157 reviews 157 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

An example of a small village that has become touristy. There is a very informative museum and a cheese factory. You can also catch a boat to Marken from the dock. There are several restaurants on the dock and shops.

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Lovely little fishing town, although totally touristy (but enjoyable for all that!) Quaint old houses and statues of folk in costume are surrounded by a plethora of eateries/ souvenir shops and photo shops where you can be snapped dressed in a Dutch outfit. Noticed (but didnt visit) a museum.

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Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
24 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

This place was worth a look but quite commercialised. We were here off season on a chilly day, but we're told it gets packed in nicer weather. Amusing photos in shop windows of people dressed up in traditional costume - everything from celebrities to the inevitable guys on stag weekends dressed as girlies! A good place to get fresh fish... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Friendly people in the shops. Good to combine with a visit to the cheese market in edam. It's half an hour drive from Amsterdam

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