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Alkmaar Cheese Market and Dutch Windmills Half-Day Trip from Amsterdam

84 Reviews

  • Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Duration: 4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
  • Tour code: 2550LIN4

Reviewed by: Katia P, July 2015

Wonderful trip and great historical information from our travel guide.

Reviewed by: Adriena O, July 2015

An excellent trip to know Holland country, just 50 kilometres from busy city of Amsterdam...half day full of traditions...it is amazing experience to see cheese trading! Really worth to go there. The g

Reviewed by: Vovo, July 2015

Interesting how a cheese market was organised in Holland in the last centuries ! We also tasted the different types of cheese and indeed - very tasty ! The trip to the windmills was so full of important information about how the Dutch people fought and are still fighting for every square inch of land. We had no idea before that the windmills were used mainly for making polder , for running lakes dry, in our land mills are used for grinding corn.

Reviewed by: Robert P, May 2015

A brilliant tour and a brilliant guide. we loved the tour

Reviewed by: JOHN R, April 2015

Excellent trip with superb guide.Timings about right at each location.

Reviewed by: janjarman, August 2014

You could probably get to Alkmaar via public transportation, but it was so relaxing to just get on a bus and let someone else worry about how to get there. The time allotted was just enough to check out the town. Don't miss the church. It was amazing. Loved the whole experience. The windmill stop was nice too. I would have preferred to spend a little less time there and a little more in Alkmaar, but others might feel opposite. The price of the trip was fine. The tour guide was just right. She gave us plenty of information without being annoying. I recommend this tour.

Reviewed by: Brenda V, July 2014

Excellent trip and well worth the time and money. The Cheese Market is awesome and is much more than cheese. You can see wooden shoes being made, try eating some herring, and enjoy the mini pancakes. The trip to the windmills was also wonderful. we just enjoyed the trip through the countryside. The tour guide was excellent.

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Tour code: 2550LIN4