Home to various famous national artists, it’s the excessive tourist character of the village Volendam and the many sights to see that make Volendam a fun destination for a day trip.
Have your picture taken in traditional clothing, that’s what a lot of the visitors imagine doing while in Volendam. Sure, but what about the harbor where even today fishing boats still come home?
In addition, Volendam is completely design to make your day trip a fun day out with its many bars and restaurants right at the dock. Also the various stores on the dock and the dike are worth a visit. Especially during the Volendam day and the annual fair in Volendam (around June) you’re sure to have a great time!
While you’re around, making a trip to the trip to nearby Marken is also worth it. Get on the Marken Express that leaves from Volendam. Marken is a small peninsula nowadays and was an isolated island until 1957, which has helped it maintain it authentic character.