A sightseeing tour around the IJsselmeer lake is a popular outing. Make it a one-stop trip!The Zuiderzee Museum takes you on a one-day tour from the town of Enkhuizen, across the Afsluitdijk dike and the Wadden Sea Islands to Frisian towns like Hindeloopen and Makkum, and back again to the province of Noord-Holland where you'll visit the villages of Marken and Volendam.Avoid the crowds in Volendam and go to the Zuiderzee Museum, where you will walk the tiny streets with authentic Zuiderzee cottages, take in the aroma of freshly smoked fish, photograph their (grand)children in traditional Volendam costumes, taste farm cheese in the cheese warehouse and enjoy a short boat ride from the car park to the outdoor museum.Relive the Zuiderzee life of yesteryear in a single day!
• 10 hours
Enjoy a visit to the Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen and learn how people once lived on the shores of the Zuiderzee. See, hear, taste and smell everyday life around the Zuiderzee as it was before the Afsluitdijk (IJsselmeer Barrier Dam) changed the sea into the IJsselmeer in 1932. The Zuiderzee Museum is displays the history, the current situation and the future of this area. It focuses upon the themes of water, crafts and communities. This story is visualized in the Outdoor Museum with historical buildings, and in the Indoor Museum with thematic exhibitions.Important: Outdoor museum is open in summerseason only (see tickets). Indoor museum open all year round
• 6 hours
Two great buys in 1: a canal Cruise in Amsterdam combined with the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen. The Zuiderzee Museum revives the stories of people who once lived on the shores of the Zuiderzee. See, hear, taste and smell everyday life around the Zuiderzee as it was before the Afsluitdijk (IJsselmeer Barrier Dam) changed the sea into the IJsselmeer in 1932. The Zuiderzee Museum is oriented toward the history, the current situation and the future of this area. It focuses upon the themes of water, crafts and communities. This story is visualized in the Outdoor Museum with historical buildings, and in the Indoor Museum with thematic exhibitions. Before going to Enkhuizen, enjoy a 75 minutes canal cruise in Amsterdam. Then, right aftre or the next day, hop on the train to Enkhuizen to enjoy the Zuiderzeemuseum.
• 12 hours
Giethoorn & the New Polders: Day Tour from Amsterdam Visit the amazing village of Giethoorn, where canals take the place of streets. Enjoy a canal cruise through this unique place and later visit Enkhuizen, where you’ll explore the old town center. Cross an inland sea on a 16-kilometer-long dike, and more. Visit Giethoorn, the Venice of the North, on a day trip from Amsterdam Enjoy an hour-long boat cruise along the canals in Giethoorn Explore the charming old center of Enkhuizen Drive through the reclaimed lands of Flevoland
• 8 hours
Set off on foot to discover the charming city of Enkhuizen during this private, 2-hour walking tour. With your local guide, see historical monuments like the "Zuiderkerk" (South Church) and the Dromedary Defense Tower as well as hidden gems like the Snouck van Loosen park. Have plenty of time to ask your personal guide questions as you learn about the city’s unique character, and its local history and culture. The tour ends at the Zuiderzeemuseum, voted the "Holland's best museum" in 2013, 2014, and 2016.
• 2 hours
Explore the historic triangle of North Holland on a full-day tour that includes a ride on a vintage steam train and a ride on an old steam ship. Learn the history of the United East India Company as you travel from Enkhuizen to Hoorn, or vice versa.
• 1 day