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Spakenburg Saturday Market

Spuistraat, Spakenburg, The Netherlands
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Lovely Local Market

We had a lovely Saturday morning here, nice market with fruits, cheeses & meats/fish amoungst other... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kim M
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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
worth coming if you stay around - not a tourist market

we stayed at Centre Parc in De Eemhof, and were looking for something interesting to do on... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
EY1972
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Spuistraat, Spakenburg, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lovely Saturday morning here, nice market with fruits, cheeses & meats/fish amoungst other things. We were staying at Centre Parcs de Eemhof, if you go to the marina area on the park and look over the water that is Sprakenburg. We drove...More

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

we stayed at Centre Parc in De Eemhof, and were looking for something interesting to do on Saturday, not far away. its not a huge market - but you can find cheese booths, fish, sweets, clothing and other nice staff. the thing is, by the...More

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

Great Saturday afternoon to be had with good weather and very interesting people. Love the traditionally dressed ladies and gents which graced the market. Fish to be had everywhere and delicious it was too. Sitting on the steps of the small harbour enjoying the sunshine...More

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Reviewed 4 December 2016

I think Saturday markets are part of Dutch tradition which one can find in almost any cities, towns, and villages in the Netherlands. I have visited a lot of such markets but I would say the Saturday market in Spakenburg is the most interesting one....More

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Reviewed 1 May 2016 via mobile

Spakenburg is a former fishers village in the Netherlands. In the old harbour you can find a lot of old 'botters', which present a lovely view. Be sure to visit on a saturday, when the town is bubbling and busy thanks to the saturday market....More

Thank Nienke K
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

Lovely Dutch market selling all sorts of fruit and vegetables plus clothing and kitchenware. Some of the local woman are dressed in traditional costume. Best value are the flowers - I bought 50 tulips for 5 euros and they are still flowering back in the...More

Thank AnnieM452
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Reviewed 24 February 2016

Join on saturdy morning. Starting about 11.00hrs all entrepreneurs open their market place. After a little shopping plenty of choice for a coffee or lunch. Surrounding the marketplace are several cafe's, serving coffee and lunch. For a relaxte saterday morning shopping and walking.

1  Thank Peter V
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Reviewed 30 August 2015

Whereas most markets have low prices but corresponding lower quality (exceptions excluded), this market has it all. Lots of fresh vegetables and fruits, incredibly low prices but top quality! Sometimes not even 1/3 of the price you would pay in the supermarket. Then there are...More

1  Thank Alfred V
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Reviewed 3 August 2015

When you have guests from other country you will show them what the real Dutch stuff is. As volendam is very commercial with all the tourists, I chose this village. This fisherman village with a small harbour gives you a feeling that you're really in...More

Thank Solodam J
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Reviewed 12 August 2014

We were staying in Amersfoort and caught the public bus to Bunschoten-Spakenburg. Spakenburg is an old fishing village which is now a bit inland, due to land reclamation. Just looking from the bus at the houses, churches, canals, and parks, was interesting. The Saturday Market...More

1  Thank presdient
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