"Marken - Island Life" Top 5 Page for this destination Marken by stevezero
Marken Travel Guide: 29 reviews and 134 photos
Marken - it's a place I have visited often on my times in Holland. It is one of those places that draw you back and you you don't always know why?
MArken was once an island in the old Zuider Zee (now the freshwater Ijslemeer). It is now linked to the mainland by a causeway. It retains it's island character though with its picturesque green houses, fishing harbour, and its steady pace of life.
- Pros:Scenic, boats, lighthouse
- Cons:A bit touristy in summer
- In a nutshell:Get away from the bustle of Amsterdam
Marken is easily reached by bus from Ansterdam, take bus #111 from just outside Centraal Station more travel advice
Marken is perhaps best known for its traditional green houses, which are still found in abundance in the village. Thay... more travel advice
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