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Alkmaar Cheese Market and Windmills Tour 4 hours

Tour Code : From $ 48
Destination : Amsterdam- Alkmaar Cheese Market- Zaanse Schans- Amsterdam
This tour is a half day excursion to Alkmaar its cheese market and the Zaanse Schans. Alkmaar is above all Holland's cheese town. During the season from the first Friday of April to the first Friday of September a traditional cheese market is being held here on Friday mornings between 10 and 12.30. The cheeses are sold by dealers on a clap of hands. Thereupon the 400 year old cheese porters' guild goes into action, carrying the cheese off on barrows after the lot has been weighed at the Waag.

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AMSTERDAM Duration: 4 hours
Available Languages: English Spanish French Italian German
Available: Friday at 09:30

Tradition is the key element on this excursion as we visit Alkmaar, a 750-year-old city famous for its weekly cheese market. You will learn about the long-established Dutch tradition of weighing cheese and taste testing. Another unique experience you'll get is seeing four teams from the Cheese Carrier's Guild compete for the fastest and most impeccable timing while handling tons of produce. Drive through polder landscape leading to the windmill village of Zaanse Schans where you'll get the opportunity to visit a wooden shoe factory and a windmill.
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- Children below 4 years old are free of charge.