Volendam is a port town in North Holland (Edam-Volendam municipality) with population around 22,000. Volendam is a very popular tourist attraction in the Netherlands, famous for its old fishing boats and traditional clothing still worn by many residents. The women's costume, with its high, pointed bonnet, is among the most recognizable of Dutch traditional costumes, and is often featured on postcards and posters (though there are fewer than 50 women now wearing it as part of their daily lives, most elderly).
There is a regular ferry connection from Volendam to Marken, a peninsula close by. Volendam also has a small museum about its clothing style and history, and visitors can have pictures taken in traditional Dutch costumes. The town is also well known for its distinctive music, called Palingsound ("eel sound", literally) in reference to Volendam's status as a fishing village. During 1960s, the local group The Cats was a popular group in the Netherlands and abroad.
Highlights: Traditional Town, Keukenhof Gardens
The Volendam cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Volendam, Holland.
If you lose the Volendam location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Volendam cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Volendam, Holland. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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30 December, 2016