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Excursion 3: Volendam & Marken
Tour Code: AMS-004
Tour Length: Half-Day (Approximately 4 hours)

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Your tour begins with a short drive through the distinctive Dutch countryside from Amsterdam to the village of Marken. Enjoy strolling through this quaint fishing hamlet on the shores of the former Zuider Zee, an area that dates back to the 13th century when monks constructed dikes for protection from the sea. The characteristic green and white clapboard houses of Marken have remained unchanged for centuries. Many of the local residents still wear colorful ancestral costumes, adding to the special atmosphere of this beautiful place. A short will take you on to Volendam where a guided tour will introduce you to some of the town's special treasures, some dating back to the 14th century. You'll find narrow canals, quaint drawbridges; and a charming little harbor.You will also enjoy a visit to a local dairy farm where you can sample some of the delicious cheeses produced there before returning to the ship.

Please note: This tour includes approximately 1 1/2 hours of walking at times on flat and uneven cobblestone surfaces, plus any additional walking at the guests' discretion during free time. Caps and flat, comfortable walking shoes are suggested along with an umbrella and light raincoat as in lowlands whether can change rapidly.

NOTICE: All Oceania Cruises shore excursion fares are listed per person, and are subject to change and availability. Some tours are capacity controlled and may be withdrawn at any time without prior notice. Tour departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. While Oceania Cruises makes every effort to adhere to the specifics mentioned in each shore excursion description, circumstances may require otherwise. All shore excursion information contained on this website is subject to change without notice at Oceania Cruises’ discretion. Oceania Cruises is not responsible or liable for typographical error, omissions or misprints.

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