Marken & Volendam

Marken and Volendam, beside the former Zuidersea, are two of Holland's best-loved seaside fishing villagesThese charming communities faithfully maintain the traditions of yesteryear.

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Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended. From the pier, your air-conditioned motor coach will proceed through Amsterdam and into the lush green countryside to the delightful village community of MarkenOriginally surrounded by water, this former island has been connected to the mainland by a dike since 1957Leaving your motor coach, stroll for approximately half an hour through the narrow streets that lead you to the harbor with its traditional fishing boatsDon't miss the opportunity to photograph the area's unique green-painted housesAs you depart Marken, your motor coach will travel along quaint country roads to a local cheese farm, where the traditions of cheese making will be viewed and the product sampled, prior to the short journey to VolendamPicture-perfect Volendam is over 600 years old, boasts narrow canals and drawbridges and is one of the most famous fishing ports along the former ZuiderseaSights of brown-sailed boats bobbing gently in the harbor add a beguiling touch to your journey into VolendamAll too soon, you will depart this delightful city and return to your Crystal ship Pre-reservation of this Crystal Adventures excursion is recommended.