Three reasons to go
- Volendam has a different atmosphere to Amsterdam with pretty scenery and a unique vibe.
- If you have a car while here, there's a beautiful coastal drive you can take to the island of Marken or alternatively, get a boat.
- Volendam is a fishing village so you'll find some excellent seafood-based dishes around town.
How to get there
Rent a car and drive north out of Amsterdam. You'll arrive in approximately 30 minutes (22km).
Take the 312 or 316 from Amsterdam Central Station. You'll arrive in approximately 35 minutes.
Cycle through Waterland via Broekin Waterland for a scenic ride. You'll arrive in approximately 90 minutes (25km).
Positioned on the coast around 20km north of Amsterdam.