Queen’s Birthday
Queen’s Birthday

On this particular day the majority of the Marken population still dresses up in their ancient costume, even though the many coloured elements are then replaced by yellow and orange. read more →

Sijtje Boes
Sijtje Boes

From her little house on the harbourfront, Sijtje Boes, the most standing woman of Marken, started the first tourist shop at the beginning of last century. read more →

Marker Costumes
Marker Costumes

Neighbouring on ´Hof van Marken´ is the drapery store of the family Visser, where since 1919 for four generations, the costume has been manufactured and cotton fabrics for the costume are sold. read more →

Reformed Church
Reformed Church

In the centre of the ´Kerkbuurt´, stands the magnificent reformed church, of which the first stone was laid on July 4th, 1904. read more →

Marker Museum
Marker Museum

The Marker Museum is located in six historical fisherman´s houses in Marken´s old village centre. read more →

Winter-walks
Winter-walks

For outdoor lovers Marken offers an unforgetable rural route of about 9 km on the dyke along Gouwzee and IJsselmeer. read more →

Walking
Walking

A promenade over the famous Zuiderzeepad (LAW8) a dyke around the island with only the wind in your hair, and nothing but the sound of the waves, the seagulls and the sheep breaking the silence. read more →

Cycling
Cycling

Discover the breathtaking Dutch landscape of Marken and the rural environment of Waterland by bike ! read more →

Exclusive Guided Tours
Exclusive Guided Tours

An exclusive tour of the historical village of Marken, guided by a guide in traditional costume, who takes you to all the most interesting spots in Marken, and who tells you details and stories you can´t find in any guide book. read more →

Boattrip to Volendam
Boattrip to Volendam

From the harbour a boattrip with the Marken Express takes you across the splendid Gouwzee to the village of Volendam. read more →

Feast and Parties
Feast and Parties

Making your feast or party an unforgettable success is what we stand for! read more →