Half-day cheese market tour in Alkmaar from Amsterdam
Walking tours

Half-day cheese market tour in Alkmaar from Amsterdam

Language: English , Spanish
Availability: Fridays
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 9 hours
Do this because
  • Visit the famous Dutch Cheese Market
  • Find out how cheese is traded according to a centuries old tradition
  • Tour the city with a professional live guide
  • Upgrade your tour to enjoy an Amsterdam canal cruise or a 5D flight at THIS IS HOLLAND
What to expect

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. Let yourself be surprised by the diversity of Dutch cheeses.

Upgrade your experience in Amsterdam to include a one hour cruise on the city's famous canals or experience the ultimate 5D flight at THIS IS HOLLAND, upon your return.


  • Departure from Amsterdam
  • 75 minute drive to destination
  • 15 minute walk to Cheese Market
  • Visit to the Cheese Market
  • Brief guided walking tour trough the city
  • 30/45 minutes of free time
  • Departure back to Amsterdam
  • Back in Amsterdam you'll receive your voucher for the 100 Highlights Cruise or THIS IS HOLLAND (if option is selected at checkout)
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What's included
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Live commentary on board
  • Ticket for Amsterdam canal cruise or THIS IS HOLLAND (if option is chosen at checkout)
What's not included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Reduced price
  • Children ages (4-11): Reduced
  • Infants ages (0-3): Free
Meeting point:

Departure points and times depend your chosen pick-up location:

Heineken Experience bus stop, Stadhouderskade 78, Wait on the side of the main entrance of the Heineken Experience, not on the water side.

THIS IS HOLLAND – Overhoeksplein 51, opposite central station.
How to get here: A free ferry to Buiksloterweg runs 24/7 from Amsterdam Central Station to the north shore of the river IJ. Journey time is three minutes. Embark via the two middle pontoons. On disembarking, turn left. It’s two minutes’ walk to THIS IS HOLLAND.

What to remember
  • People with walking problems are not advised to take this tour
  • Please note the return Location of this tour is THIS IS HOLLAND, opposite central station in Amsterdam (there is No drop-off at the Heineken Experience)
  • Tour may be operated by multilingual guide
  • Infants must sit on laps

100 Highlights Cruise:

  • The Amsterdam canal cruise departs from Stromma Central Station at Prins Hendrikkade 37 (opposite Central Station)


  • Each visitor to THIS IS HOLLAND must be at least 4 years old and 102 cm
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to enter the Flight Experience
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  • Tour operates on Fridays
  • Note availability may change due to the tours popularity. Please see calendar for exact available dates and times

From 27 March to 8 May:

  • Heineken Experience at 8.00am
  • This Is Holland at 8.30am

From 15 May to September 25:

  • Heineken Experience at 8.30am
  • This Is Holland at 9.00am
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Unfortunately, we can't offer you a refund nor can we change or cancel your booking for this particular product, due to our partner's policy.

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