Tourist attractions

There is plenty to do in Volendam and surroundings. This traditional Dutch region is very popular among the Dutch as well as among foreign tourists; there is no lack of cultural diversity. Simply walking over De Dijk, you will hear such languages as German, French and Chinese! Be inspired.

De Dijk in Volendam

There is no lack of fresh eel, poffertjes and fish & chips on De Dijk. You will find a street full of souvenir shops and restaurants where you can immerse yourself in the folklore and traditions of Volendam. Every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday the VVV (Tourist Information Office) offers a walk along the highlights of Volendam. Don't forget to have the popular photo taken in traditional costume as a holiday souvenir.
Approx. 1 kilometre of the park

Museum of Volendam

Since 1977! Get all your questions answered on the origin and popularity of Volendam. Volendam costumes , authentic paintings and ship models can be found here. Be surprised in this DIY museum.
WebsiteApprox. 700 metres of the park

Volendam Marken Express

The fleet of the Volendam Marken Express is moored at the jetty in the port of Volendam and takes you to and from Marken - a former fishing village with houses on wooden stilts on the (peninsula) island right in front of Volendam. Buying a ticket online is easy. Have fun!
WebsiteApprox. 800 metres of the park


Edam is one of the best kept secrets in the Netherlands. A historic town where you can marvel at beautifully decorated monuments within an old fortress, often adorned with beautiful bricks. Edam was one of Holland's most important trading cities in the 14th and 15th centuries. In particular, the cheese trade and shipbuilding brought Edam to great prosperity. Walk through this beautiful historic city and admire the beautiful old bridges and the beautiful vistas.
3,7 km van het park


Anyone visiting Monnickendam will find, next to the largest marina in Western Europe, a beautiful townscape with many historic houses from the 17th and 18th centuries. The beautiful national monuments and buildings like the Waegh are reminders of this time. The fish smokehouses also date from that period.
7,2 km van het park

Zaanse Schans

Windmills, crafts and museums: Zaanse Schans is a unique piece of Dutch history on the Zaan river. At 25 km from Volendam, you will discover the nostalgia where each mill, workshop and shop tells its own story.
WebsiteApprox. 25 kilometres from the park