Explore the countryside of Amsterdam and cruise along the beautiful typical Dutch landscapes. Explore the old-harbour villages of Volendam, Monnickendam and Marken. Enjoy the different photostops; Volendam famous historic harbour, Volendam Doolhof ‘maze’ and the Katwouder windmill. Visit a Dutch cheese farm, historic centre of Monnickendam, small old houses, wooden shoe factory and harbour in Marken and other great spots. Enjoy a boattrip from Marken to Volendam. Take your E-bike on the boat and enjoy the beautiful coastline of the former Zuiderzee area. Learn all about the region's history and development with an audio guide on board (English/Dutch). Determine your own track, your own speed and the locations you want to hop off. Get advised about additional stops of this route by our friendly staff. Travel green, in silence and with zero emission on the super cool E-chopper or E-bike!Description
The best way to explore the countryside of Amsterdam is to go by (E-)bike or E-chopper. Explore Volendam, Katwoude, Monnickendam and Marken and its beautiful surroundings and cultural and culinair highlights on your super cool E-chopper or E-bike within 3 hours. A nice opportunity is this special arrangement: by E-bike or E-chopper you ride from Volendam via Katwoude to Monnickendam and afterwards up on to Marken.
This package includes a boat trip from Marken back to Volendam and many beautiful photostops. You will have an unforgettable day!
Start your tour in de famous old-harbour of Volendam where you can see the traditional houses, soak up the fishing village atmosphere and pick up souvenirs for those at home or a memento for yourself. See the famous maze ‘Doolhof’ in Volendam with small streets and cute little houses. In Volendam you also have the opportunity to dress up in the Volendam costume and get photographed. The picture will be a great souvenir from your visit to this unique village.
Move on to Katwoude. The nearby Katwoude is both nationally and internationally known for its cheese farms. Visit the traditional cheese farm and taste the different types of cheese. Other sights in Katwoude include a classic Dutch windmill.
Monnickendam, with its well-preserved historical center, is the third stop on this half-day trip. This monumental city is known for its smokehouses, three churches and shipyards. Take your time walking the streets of the city center and head to the harbour to check out the boats. Stop at one of the canalside cafes for a refreshing drink and a snack.
Continue your tour from Monnickendam to the former island Marken. Marken is a stunning town with lovely bridges over the small canals and really nice wooden façades. A visit to Marken is a unforgettable experience, due to the characteristic houses, the pleasant ambiance and the beautiful view over the Gouwzee and the Markermeer.
From Marken you can take the boat back to Volendam. Since 1933, the Volendam-Marken Express has been sailing between two old world-famous villages Volendam and Marken. Cruise along the former Zuiderzee coastline and learn all about this area's fascinating history and culture (English/Dutch Audio guide). The Volendam-Marken Express is departing each 30 minutes from Marken to Volendam and it is possible to bring your E-bike or E-chopper on the ship. After a 30 minutes cruise you will be back in Volendam where you can drive underneath the dike back to the rental company to bring back your E-bike / E-Chopper.
Our e-bikes and e-choppers are a perfect day-out with your partner, friends and family! To complete your adventure you can also add some of the best culinair/cultural hotspots and/or kids-proof highlights. Get advised about different stops by our friendly staff
: Amsterdam, NetherlandsDuration
: 3 hours Voucher Redembtion
: You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.