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Marken, The Netherlands
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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

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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

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Ingrid T
15 August 2016|
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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.
2 February 2015|
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