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Cheese Market & City Tour

Suitable for all ages •2.5hrs • English tour by a native English speaker

Adult ages 16+
25
Child ages 8 - 15
15
Infant ages 0 - 7
Gratis

Experience Alkmaar’s traditional Cheese Market – the oldest in the Netherlands!

Experience Alkmaar’s traditional Cheese Market – the oldest in the Netherlands! In this 2.5 hour tour you will get to see the famous Cheese Market and watch the cheese being sold, weighed and carried at the historic Waaggebouw (Weighing House). We will also tour the beautiful medieval city centre and learn about Dutch history, culture and way of life.

What will you see and do on a tour?

  • Visit the Alkmaar Cheese Market and learn about its history, the Weighing House and the Cheese Carrier’s Guild. We will spend approximately +/-1.5 hours at the Cheese Market.
  • Taste Dutch cheese and have the opportunity to buy some
  • Walk through the medieval centre, along picturesque streets and canals.
  • Learn about Alkmaar’s history and how the townspeople managed to defeat the Spanish forces in 1573.
  • Get an insight into Dutch culture and way of life.
  • Suitable for anyone who can walk 4km