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Half day cheese market tour to Gouda or Alkmaar

Tour Description

People from all over the world come to visit the Dutch cheese markets to find out how cheese is traded according to a centuries old tradition. Watch the men in traditional clothing seal their bargains for the best cheeses by means of clapping hands. After the cheese market you’ll go into the city in search of the rich history accompanied by an informative, friendly and professional live guide. Join us on Thursday to the Cheese Market of Gouda and on Friday to the Cheese Market of Alkmaar. Let yourself be surprised by the diversity of Dutch cheeses. Including a Canal Cruise in Amsterdam


  • Visit the famous Dutch Cheese Market
  • Find out how cheese is traded according to a centuries old tradition
  • Watch the men in traditional clothing trading their Cheeses
  • Discover where GOUDA CHEESE owes its name from
  • Join a brief tour trough the city’s by an informative, friendly and professional live guide.
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Pickup from a designated meeting point
  • 100 Highlights Cruise included


• All taxes, fees and handling charges • Transport by air-conditioned coach • Live commentary on board


• Gratuities (optional) • Food and drinks

Please Note

• Confirmation will be received at time of booking • Tour includes a walking tour. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended. People with walking problems are not advised to take this tour.

Hotel Pickup— 0031 20 217 05 01 — DEPARTURE POINT: A'DAM tower/Lookout, Overhoeksplein 5, opposite central station. Catch the 5 minute free ferry (buiksloterweg) behind the station to get here. ( Check-in desk inside the entrance of the A'DAM Lookout) Starting March 21st 2019 the 100 Highlights Cruise is included. Please bring your voucher to one of the departure points of the cruise: 9.00 - 22.00 hrs: Stromma Central Station Bridge (Opposite Central Station, next to the bridge) or 10.00- 18:30 hrs: Stromma Damrak, Pier 5 QUESTIONS? 0031 20 217 0501 Purchases made through are subject to the Conditions of Use (


- Departure from Amsterdam
- a 75 minute drive to destination
- 15 minute walk to Cheese Market
- Visit of Cheese Market
- Brief guided walking tour trough the city
- 30/45 minutes of free time
- Departure back to Amsterdam

Departure time:
• Gouda: Every Thursday morning from 4 April to and including 29 August 2019. Departure 09:00
• Alkmaar: Every Friday morning from April 5 to and including 27 September 2019. Departure 09:00

* 100 Highlights Cruise included