Volendam harbour

Holiday parks nearby Volendam

Traditional Dutch Volendam

Volendam. Traditional fishing village. Village of the quacks and other flat-bottomed boats. Village of the eel sound (palingsound), of traditions and classical costume. Here you can not only taste and feel the traditional Dutch holiday feeling, but you also see it.

Museums, eel (sound) and traditional costumes

Discover the history of Volendam in the Volendams Museum. In the museum you can admire various showpieces, including the cigar band house. If you are a music fan, you should not miss the Palingsoundmuseum. Here you can see the music history of Volendam since 1905. Because who doesn't know BZN, Jan Smit, Nick & Simon and the 3J's?

volendam traditional costume

Sailing to the heart of Volendam

How fun! From holiday parks EuroParcs Poort van Amsterdam, EuroParcs Markermeer and EuroParcs IJsselmeer you can sail to Volendam in no time! Or step on the pedals, because from EuroParcs Poort van Amsterdam it is about 14 km by bike to Volendam. And once you are in Volendam, you can also take the boat to Marken here. Here you will find the typical green painted stilt houses. A visit to Volendam can easily be combined with other Zuiderzee places full of history such as Edam and Monnickendam.

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