Volendam
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Our most recommended Volendam Workshops & Classes

  • Volendam: 2.5-Hour Cheesemaking Workshop & Clog Making Tour

    1. Volendam: 2.5-Hour Cheesemaking Workshop & Clog Making Tour

    Starting out with milk from the local cows, learn about the steps involved in making cheese. Mixing, heating, pressing and eventually eating, of course! Make your own little farmer's cheese. This is a very young cheese which can be vacuumed and eaten directly or ripened at home using liquid plastic as a cover around the cheese. While the homemade cheeses are being pressed, enjoy a guided tour through the wooden shoe factory for a chance to learn how to turn a piece of wood into footwear. The varieties of clogs are shown, from historical to modern day clogs. In the shop, marvel at all kinds of souvenirs and taste Dutch biscuits such as stroopwafel, a delicious local fruit wine, and of course all kinds of cheeses. During the workshop coffee and tea are complimentary.

  • Volendam: Stroopwafel Experience with Tasting

    2. Volendam: Stroopwafel Experience with Tasting

    Located in Volendam, on the world-famous dike, find the newly renovated home of the Stroopwafel. Visit a traditional bakery which has been transformed in recent years and completely renovated to its old-fashioned function and style. As you enter the bakery, the gorgeous smell of the Stroopwafels will envelop you in deliciousness. Walk around the store to see all the incredibly flavorful variations on this national treat and purchase a few to take home for your friends and family. After your visit to the store, head downstairs with a traditional baker and watch him at work as he crafts the tasty treats. The demonstration is given on fixed times every day. Please select the time-slot when you make your booking. Assist the baker in making the Stroopwafels and learn all about the cooking process of the cookie. Immerse yourself in this baking experience full of sweet smells and enticing tas...

    Really fun and cute experience! They even made a small museum about the stroopwafels and a traditional Dutch house! The only minus was that we had to wait for half an hour before we could start.

  • Volendam: 2-Hour Clogmaking Workshop and Cheese Tour

    3. Volendam: 2-Hour Clogmaking Workshop and Cheese Tour

    Starting out with a block of wood from the Dutch poplar tree, and learn the steps involved in making clogs. Shape the outside of the shoe the old fashioned way, with a big knife, and carve out the inside of the shoe with a sharp spoon. During the workshop, make a wooden shoe per person or per duo. Receive a semi-finished wooden shoe which can be decorated with the help of engraving tools and colorful paint. Next, enjoy a guided tour through the cheese factory and learn how to transform milk into a delicious Dutch Gouda cheese. Discover various types of cheeses and slicers used traditionally. In the shop, marvel at all kinds of souvenirs and taste Dutch biscuits such as stroopwafel, a delicious local fruit wine, and of course all kinds of cheeses. During the workshop coffee and tea are complimentary.

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