Authentic villages around IJsselmeer lake

The area around IJsselmeer lake is dotted with beautiful old Dutch villages and towns. Together, they form one of the most gorgeous and authentic pieces of Holland. Taste the atmosphere of the traditional fishing villages of Monnickendam, Marken and Volendam, the cheese town Edam and the glorious histories of the VOC towns of Hoorn, Enkhuizen and the Frisian Hanseatic town of Stavoren, the former islands of Urk and Schokland and the beautiful fortified town of Naarden.