"A Stroll in Volendam" Volendam by Martin_S.
Volendam Travel Guide: 64 reviews and 262 photos
Here in Volendam you can find all sorts of people walking the dyke and here in the harbor you have Ootje (grandmother) to greet you. Zohara took a few moments with her.
Along the dyke and waterfront you can find many small and large restaurants catering to the many tourists that arrive in this small village. The food was not bad, but we found out later that it was nothing special, once we had tasted GOOD food.
But if you have time, do try out the raw herring, a national favorite.
Perfect for a stroll along the canals of Volendam, they also have many small footbridges spanning their canals, something we did not see much of in other towns and villages.
- Pros:Nice for a stroll up to the harbor
- Cons:Too many tourists and tourist buses
- In a nutshell:Don't try the tourist food and restaurants
In the Volendam museum we just happened to catch a group of kindergarten children dressed in traditional Dutch costumes.... more travel advice
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... more travel advice
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