Rent a bike in Volendam
Explore Holland like a local! Rent a Bike in Volendam city centre and visit all the Dutch classics icons in just a few hours. The typical Dutch things like a Windmill, “dijks”, fishermans villages and cows, cheese and wooden shoes.
Explore the highlights of the Netherlands by bike.
In the Netherlands it’s normal to transport by bike. There are more bikes in Holland than living people. When you rent a bike in Volendam. you can bike around like a local. In our shop we give you the best bikeroutes and tell you the hidden treasures to visit.
Take a ride to the cheese farm or wooden shoe factory (optional and free)
Only a few kilometers away from your starting location there is a local cheese farm called Henri Willig. Henri Willig got over 50 cheese shops in Europe. But where it all begins is the cheese farm Jacobs Hoeve in Katwoude. Here they will give you a free demonstration and tell you everything about the cheese production. In spring and summer it’s possible to hug the little cows. 🙂
Curious about the story off the wooden shoes? In Marken is the traditional wooden clog factory. In the past they make the shoes by hand or the steam machine. It is worth visiting the clog maker.
Ride your bike to Edam, Monnikendam or Marken
Volendam is the world famous fishermans village. A bike ride to Monnickendam, Marken or Edam needs also on your list.
Go to Edam
Edam is well known because of the Edammer Cheese and weekly Cheesemarket. Every Wednesday during the summer months there will be a cheese market. People from over the world comes to see how they sell the cheese on the old way. Since 2020 they opened the cheese museum in Edam.
Monnickendam, the town off the local people
Not touristic but worth to visit. Monnickendam! All our customers come back with a smile on there face after visiting Monnickendam. In Monnickendam there will be a small harbour with nice restaurants on the waterside. A perfect place for a lunch. Walking around through the
Would you like to explore Volendam and surroundings by bike? Then you are at the right place at Rent & Event.
We have different cycle routes for you. Think of a nice trip towards Monnickendam and Marken. During the trip you will pass an authentic mill, an ice cream parlor where they sell delicious soft ice cream and you will encouter a large cheese farm called Henri Willig where you can also enjoy a delicious lunch at Theetuin Katwoude. There is also plenty to see in Monnickendam itself. Pay a visit to the picturesque center, go for a bite to eat at brasserie De Waegh or taste a fresh organic beer or juice on the terrace of Bierderij Waterland.
Imagine yourself back in time
Then cycle along the Gouwzee to the peninsula Marken. In this place it seems as if time has stood still. Because of the wooden houses on stilts, the people in traditional costumes and the uneven roads you imagine decades back. Enough to see!
Of course, you can cycle back to Volendam across the dike through Monnickendam, but you can also sail with the Volendam Marken Express shipping company. Enjoy the water while consuming a cup of coffee or tea with old-Dutch apple pie. Meanwhile, the captain brings you safely to the other side. As soon as you have left the port of Volendam, you will be at our office within five minutes.
On to Edam
Do you have less time? Set course towards Edam. There is also much to see in this city. The beautiful buildings themselves are reason enough to go here. In the Edams Museum you will learn all about the rich history of this place. Time for a pit stop? Enjoy a cold drink on the terrace at L’Auberge Damhotel.
Cycling with your children is no problem! Even for the little ones we have a suitable children’s bike.
If your child is not yet able to cycle, but you do want to enjoy the best tours together: then we have child seats for cycling. We can place these on the front and back of the bike.
We also have a children’s bike trolley available where the children can sit together.
Book your bike directly and cancel for free in case of rain
We highly recommend to book your bike in advance to be guaranteed of a bike on your desired date and time. Booking through our website is really easy and convenient and if you have chosen your date and time you can pay directly online in order to establish your reservation.
Good weather guarantee
We have a good weather guarantee at Rent & Event. If you reserved a vehicle, you can contact us the day before the booking in case bad weather is predicted. You can reschedule or cancel the booking free of charge.
On the day of the booking you can not cancel the reservation for free.