Daytrips and holidays in the Netherlands

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Cycling route Edam

Dutch glory Edam/Volendam

59 km / 3:30 uur

This tour takes you from Volendam through the low-lying peat meadow area of Waterland and its picturesque villages. You pass Edam and Purmerend, Ilpendam und Broek in Waterlandand via Monnickendam  where you have a beautiful view of the Gouwzee and Markermeer. You start the route at Rent Events where you can rent a bicycle or scooter for a 10% discount! And you can park your car here. Volendam, the village that is internationally renowned. The regional dress often represents the national dress. When you take a break on the terrace, you will probably see someone in traditional clothing. You cycle through the low-lying peat meadow area of Waterland, and in Edam you cycle past merchant houses from a bygone era. Here you can still see the boats passing through one of the oldest bridges on the terrace of "De Fortuna", manually operated by the harbor master. On the dike you can visit the Cheese factory where they give a demonstration of cheese making and where you can taste cheese, and let's be honest, do you know how cheese is made?

You can cycle this route with the brouchure Freebee Map with cycling routes, or scan the QR code and cycle it digitally on your phone. (also in own language)

If you follow the route via the nodes, you start at  De Dijk in Volendam :  99-> 98-> 96 > 95>  97-> 64 > 63 > 12 > 13 > 28 > 94 > 19 > 18 > 03 > 05> 23 > 22 > 02 > 01 > 01 > 57 > 54 > 55 > 56 > 99