Alkmaar
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  • From Amsterdam: Traditional Dutch Cheese Market Tour

    1. From Amsterdam: Traditional Dutch Cheese Market Tour

    Learn about the historical traditions of Dutch cheese at the nostalgic market of Alkmaar. Trace the steps of time back to the area's flourishing days of cheese trade that have now become popular tourist attractions in the modern day. Visit the Alkmaar cheese market (on a Friday), which dates back to 1365, cheese weighing up to 30,000 kilos are lined up waiting for customers to dig in. Immerse yourself in this almost theatrical display of tradition as farmers clap one another to confirm a sale, and don’t forget to take a selfie with the cheese girls and boys in traditional dress. Enjoy some free time to discover the market and surrounding city on your own, and learn about the area on a brief guided walking tour with a friendly professional guide.

  • From Amsterdam: Dutch Cheese Market Tour and 1 Attraction

    2. From Amsterdam: Dutch Cheese Market Tour and 1 Attraction

    Learn about the tradition of Dutch cheesemaking at the charming market of Alkmaar. Trace the steps of time back to the area's flourishing days of cheese trade that have now become popular tourist attractions in the modern-day. Visit the Alkmaar cheese market on a Friday, which dates back to 1365. See a variety of cheeses weighing up to 30,000 kilos which are lined up waiting for customers to purchase. Immerse yourself in this almost theatrical display of tradition as farmers clap one another to confirm a sale, and don’t forget to take a selfie with the cheese girls and boys in traditional dress. Enjoy some free time to discover the market and surrounding city on your own, and learn about the area on a brief guided walking tour with a friendly professional guide. Then, return to Amsterdam, where you will finish your day with a choice of two attractions. Enjoy a 5D VR flight experience o...

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What people are saying about Alkmaar

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The guide has been great, he showed us the city in detail and explanations and then we had a lot of free time to enjoy the cheese market. Back in Amsterdam we could enjoy the sight of blooming tulip fields.