Small Group Alkmaar Cheese Market and City Tour

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Small Group Alkmaar Cheese Market and City Tour
Duration

Durations: 3 Hour(s)

Group Size

Group Size: 1+

Languages

Languages: English

Visit Alkmaar's traditional Cheese Market - the oldest in the Netherlands!

From £ 16.35 per person

  1. Meeting Point
  2. Tour Overview

    Experience Alkmaar's traditional Cheese Market - the oldest in the Netherlands!  In this 2.5 hour small group tour you will get to see the famous Cheese Market and watch the cheese being sold, weighed and carried as it was centuries ago.  We will also tour the beautiful medieval city centre and learn about Dutch history, culture and way of life. Your guide is a native English speaker (Canadian) living in Alkmaar who is passionate about living in the Netherlands, and in Alkmaar!

    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.¬†¬†

  3. What's Included

    • Guided tour by a native English speaker (Canadian) living in Alkmaar
    • Cheese tasting

  4. What's Excluded

    • Transportation to Alkmaar

  5. FAQs

    Please Note:

    • Participants must be able to walk 3-4km and stand for prolonged periods of time
    • Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes
    • No dogs allowed¬†

  6. Requirements

    • Please dress appropriately for the weather and wear comfortable shoes
    • Don't forget your camera!

  7. Cancellation Policy

    • We will charge a cancellation fee of 100% if booking is cancelled 48 hours or less before event

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