"Storybook Town" Volendam by seoulgirl

Volendam Travel Guide: 66 reviews and 273 photos

Picture Book Looking Town

This is a town that got famous for it's cheese, Edam. It is just gorgeous. In my imaginination I couldn't invision a town so lovely. One thing though is that it is very touristy, especially the wharf and the old downtown area. BUt is it very much worth the visit. You can rent a bike and ride around the town in peace.

A windmill

THis windmill is just outside the town and has fields of cows and sheep behind it and a little stream. You can ride your bike all around that area also.

The Wharf

This is the wharf. It is very nice to sit out and have some lunch and a beer. But...at peak season (when we were there) bus loads of tourists would arrive. It's very lovely though.

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Absolutely gorgeous!
  • Cons:Lots of tourists especially at the Wharf, busloads, expensive
  • Last visit to Volendam: Aug 2006
  • Intro Updated Aug 15, 2006
  • Add to Trip Planner (?)
  • Report Abuse

Reviews (1)

Comments

seoulgirl

“Life is a rollercoaster, you just gotta ride it”

Online Now

Top 5,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 1 6 8 3
Forum Rank:
0 3 2 6 9

Badges & Stats in Volendam

  • 1 Reviews
  • 5 Photos
  • 0 Forum posts
  • 0 Comments
  • 433PageViews

Have you been to Volendam?

  Share Your Travels  

Latest Activity in Volendam

Photos in Volendam

See All Photos (5)

Travel Interests

See All Travel Interests (5)