Volendam Harbour, Volendam

Volendam Harbour, Volendam

Talk a walk down along the dike in Volendam, this is where the big boats tie up and you can see some fine examples of the seamans dream. Originally, Volendam was the location of the harbor of the nearby Edam, which was situated at the mouth of the river IJ. In 1357, the inhabitants of Edam dug a shorter canal to the Zuiderzee with its own separate harbor. There is a Statue on the Harbour front.

At the edge of the harbour wall in Volendam are a few seats next to a mounted telescope. And for a coin insert you can view the horizon for a few minutes. Fishing boats used to gather in Volendam's harbour: these days there are yachts and tourist boats

For watersports lovers, Volendam is the ideal venue for sailing or wind surfing. The Marken Express will take you by boat to Marken. From April until the end of October, it departs from Volendam Harbour each half hour.

Statue on the Volendam Harbour front
Statue on the Volendam Harbour front

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