Social Event on Friday Oct. 3, 2014

10:30 - 11:00 Welcome with coffee/tea and cake
On arrival in the world-famous village of Volendam we serve coffee and tea with cake. Our friendly and expert guides warmly welcome you.
This includes two cups of coffee or tea
11:15 - 11:45 Photo in traditional Volendam costume
A group photo will be taken in traditional Volendam costume. Famous Volendam performing artists and many international celebrities have preceded you. The dressing up alone is fun and excitement mounts when you change into traditional dress for the photo. Each group will receive a large photo and each participant a small photo.
This includes a CD with all photos
12:00 - 13:00 Guided tour of Volendam
A friendly and expert guide will give you a guided tour of this beautiful village. Dressed in Volendam’s traditional costume, our guide will take you to all the most beautiful spots in the village including the old harbour, the picturesque fishermen's cottages in the Doolhof and the fish auction, captivating your imagination and interest with stories about past and present-day Volendam.
13:00 - 14:30 Guided tour: eel smokehouse with lunch
This tour will show you how eel is caught, processed and smoked after which you will be served a delicious cold lunch including coffee and tea.
15:00 - 17:00 Visit Marken by boat / guided tour
The guide welcomes you on board the boat for a visit to Marken, formerly an island. Here our guide will walk you through this charming village. Marken is well-known for its quaint fishing harbour, narrow streets and houses built on stilts. On the way you can enjoy an invigorating sea-breeze and breathtaking views of the harbours of Marken and Volendam.
17:30 - 19:30 Buffet [Van den Hogen]
At Van den Hogen situated on the edge of the IJseelmeer you will be pampered with delicious dishes from a cold/warm buffet. The following dishes are served: fried fish fillet, sliced chicken breast in a curry sauce, spareribs with various sauces, sautéed potatoes, French fries, vegetables, salad and compote.