Volendam is a town in North Holland in the Netherlands, in the municipality of Edam-Volendam. Located only 20 minutes from Amsterdam, it is a popular tourist destination with traditional costumes, wooden shoes and a bustling harbour area.
What draws most travellers to Volendam, is the typical village centre with its old houses, the b harbour area and fishermen's town atmosphere. Just walking around the old centre take you to the oldest part, sometimes called "the labyrinth", for its narrow streets and seemingly random plan.
Things to See & Do
* Village centre
* Volendam Museum
* Harbour area
Cruise Season – March - Nov
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – Dutch
Population – 22,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time – GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +31
Transport Links – Volendam is accessible by bus from Amsterdam.