Looking for a nice day trip to the old Dutch villages of Volendam and Marken? Book our special ‘traditional attire package’.
Every year a lot of tourists come to Volendam to dress up in the Volendam costume to take a picture. The Volendam costume is world famous and is often referred to as the Dutch national costume. That is caused by the paintings from famous painted who have lived and worked in Volendam. The primary part of the Volendam costume is the ‘hul’: a lacy cap on a woman’s head. Another typical part of the Volendam costume is the necklace of bloodcoral. Still, some Volendam woman wear the costume every day. With our traditional attire package you have the opportunity to dress up in the Volendam costume. This picture will be a great souvenir from your visit to Volendam.
Practical information before your visit
You can determine the departure and return times of your trip and the schedule of your day trip. Because of the possible crowds, we would like to suggest you how to spend your day in Volendam and Marken. We recommend you to start your day trip with a photo in traditional Volendam attire. After that, we recommend you to take one of our historic but comfortable boats to Marken. This is a 30 minute trip and you can enjoy a cup of coffee and apple pie on board. In the authentic town Marken you can visit various places of sights. Relax with a nice lunch or brunch at restaurant Taverne de Visscher. Then stroll around Marken and take our boat back to Volendam. We ensure you a great day out in Volendam and Marken!
When purchasing your traditional attire package, you are obliged to provide a date of visit. But you are welcome to visit us on a different day than the one you originally have filled in. Please note that your boat tickets and package tickets are valid for 1 year from your date of purchase.