Volendam, the old fishing village on the IJsselmeer, boasts traditional costumes, water sports, music, and fish. The harbor backs onto numerous tiny cottages. Legend has it that the Volendam coat of arms is a compliment to the beauty of the Volendam girls. No wonder a famous singer sang the praise of this characteristic Dutch fishing village in the words: “Anyone who wants to see the real beauty of Holland, goes to Volendam”. As a result of its completely insulated location, this village preserved its character for six centuries, also because of the tough vitality of the fishermen. The characteristic small houses, which together with canals and drawbridges form the most picturesque spots, present the visitor an atmosphere of geniality and romance. Visit the Volendam museum with the
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