We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Book In Advance
1,535
All photos (1,535)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good33%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fishing village”(28 reviews)
“the bus”(17 reviews)
“day trip”(14 reviews)
About
As featured in 3 days in Amsterdam
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
20°
12°
Aug
17°
10°
Sep
12°
Oct
Contact
Marken, The Netherlands
Website
+31 299 820 046
Ways to Experience Marken
from USD 56.50
More Info
from USD 409.40
More Info
Reviews (1,153)
Filter reviews
329 results
Traveller rating
181
120
21
6
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
181
120
21
6
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsfishing villagethe busday tripbeautiful villagesouvenir shopswalk aroundcharming placefairy taleget awaywooden shoe factorycentral stationhalf an hourdutch villageworth a visitwooden shoestiny villageherring
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 329 reviews
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Marken is a lovely fishing village with some great places to eat and a few things to see. Check out the old house with original furnishings for just a few Euro. Quite refreshing compared to Volendam although still large numbers of bus tours go there....More

Thank drjdgoodwin
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a walking tour around here we visited a cheese factory, windmills, clog making, Old churches, old buildings, quaint houses in the little cobbled streets. We had a ride on the Marken express (Boat) and had a lovely lunch at The Vissier restaurant on the...More

Thank novosoft
Reviewed 1 week ago

A lovely small village to experience original dutch culture, their home setups, markets, food, clothes and people. Small churches in village .. nice out time away from city.

Thank manojmka
Reviewed 1 week ago

Marken is about a 30 minute drive from Amsterdam, and worth every minute of the drive. The village is what a small Dutch village was like years ago. People found a way to survive with what they had. There are a number of curio shops,...More

1  Thank acoachcool
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a living museum village very near to Amsterdam. There is a lighthouse, museum, klompshop and nice, old houses. Calm and nice. Good to walk there, but you van rent a bike also.

Thank potormirjam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This lovely fishing village is just what weary travelers need. Wish we could have stayed here indefinitely. Quite friendly.

Thank Deerokc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice to see a traditional holland town. Very small with minimal amenities. Clog making demonstration interesting. Harbour area pretty.

Thank bkjjk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting historical stop that you will enjoy Old fishing village with a few places to grab a refreshing drink Ferry from Volendam Stop and see

Thank Kansas251
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am really happy that I have taken this tour. This village is very beautiful and picturesque. It also has the traditional windmills so net to net a well time spend there.

Thank Raffee E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived via private tour pretty early in the morning, before the rest of the tourists arrived (typically on the ferry from Volendam), and were free to wander the streets of this quiet little fishing town virtually alone. Our guide gave us some great history...More

Thank austinfamilyof4
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Ingrid T
15 August 2016|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from jojules69 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, sorry I don't know- I'm not into fishing I'm afraid so I don't have a clue.
0
Votes
AhJo
2 February 2015|
Answer
Response from Remcer | Reviewed this property |
It's tourist prices everywhere. There is a big shop halfway the two. But it's not different. Since it's a tourist thing at large you pay tourist prices. Still very reasonable for what you are getting but do try them on and... More
0
Votes