Adventure Calls, Culture Vultures, Food Lovers, Uniquely Dutch
Collect your E-scooter in the harbour of Volendam. Upon arrival, extensive information will be provided to discover the most beautiful cultural and culinary highlights of Volendam and Edam in just two hours. Make sure to bring your camera, as there will be plenty typical Dutch photo stops along this route, such as, a windmill, canals, a cheese market (during the summer months) and a dyke. A visit to the Edam Cheese Museum and a coffee with traditional Dutch apple pie is included in this tour.
Start your tour in the famous old harbour of Volendam, where you can see traditional houses and soak up the fishing village atmosphere, as well as purchase nice souvenirs for those at home or a memento for yourself. Visit the famous maze ‘Doolhof’ with small streets and quaint houses. Then, ride to the dyke and take a break to see (and even dive into!) the lake, the “Gouwzee”.
Within one hour you can also visit Edam. This historical, almost 800 years, town lies north of Volendam. Edam is famous for its peaceful streets and canals, the beautiful façades of the merchant houses and the unique small boutiques. And Edam is of course also well-known for its cheese history. During the summer months, Edam hosts a traditional cheese market. Here, visitors can witness the cheese trading of the heydays, as well as taste and purchase various cheeses. The cheese market is held every Wednesday from 10:30am untill 12:30pm in July and August. This tour includes entry to the Edam Cheese Museum, where you learn more on the history of Edam as a cheese trading city.
Enjoy a unique tour on your E-scooter and discover the best of Volendam and Edam in just two hours!