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Alkmaar: Private Walking Tour

1. Alkmaar: Private Walking Tour

Your morning or afternoon in Alkmaar will start at your hotel or, if you travel to Alkmaar from elsewhere, at the train station. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. The most important sights that your private guide will show are the public weighing house, home to the weekly cheese market on Fridays during the summer (April – first Friday in September), Saint Lauren Church and the pretty 16th century constructed town hall. House with the bullet is a wooden building from the 16th century with a bullet in its façade dating back to the days of the war against Spain in 1573. See the lively shopping streets and relax on of the many terraces in Alkmaar. The town of Alkmaar has over 400 monuments and is the oldest city in this part of the country, most likely founded by the Romans. Your visit to Alkmaar is made complete with a visit to the cheese museum. In this museum you will learn all about the process of cheese making from milk to the cheese you find back home in your local supermarket. After having spent two lovely hours at lively Alkmaar, you can join the locals in the shops or bar. If you travel further on, the new train station welcomes you back for journey onwards.

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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 over the Dutch countryside. Experience breathtaking films providing you with a spectacular perspective from the air and new insights into how the Netherlands was created. Thanks to the astonishing special effects projected on a huge domed screen, you’ll feel like you’re soaring over the must-see sites of the Netherlands. Or, choose to take a relaxing canal cruise to admire Amsterdam's most famous attractions. The cruise passes all of Amsterdam's most famous attractions and you’ll encounter canal houses from the Golden Age, the Westerkerk, and the Anne Frank House.

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