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travel42 Port Guide: Edam

Edam travel42 Port of Call Guide

Edam's name is synonymous with Dutch cheese, and there's plenty of it to be found there. Among the city's 17th-century buildings are a cheese-weighing station and many places where you can taste or buy the famous cheese.

A visit to Edam can be combined with a stop in nearby Volendam, one of the most picturesque fishing villages in the country. Walk the dike, eat raw herring and observe people wearing the area's traditional clothing: women in old-fashioned dresses with aprons and big white-wing...

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