The remaining venues in the region of North Holland including the former historic coastal harbours of Hoorn, Enkhuizen and Medemblik there is much to see and learn about the past 'Golden Age' in Dutch history from its old port architecture and museums 

Leaving Edam, we cruise north to Hoorn and then through the Houtribdijk from the Marker meer to the IJsselmeer to stop shortly after at Enkhuizen and then around coast to Medemblik all former traditional coastal ports before the isolation of these waters from the sea. 

Part 1. Edam  to Hoorn see

Part 2. Hoorn to Enkhuisen  see

Part 3. Enkhuisen to Medemblik see

After this we cross the IJsselmeer and land in Friesland for a whole new chapter in our journey log


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