Guided tour

From Amsterdam: Half-Day Trip to Edam with Cheese Farm Visit

Activity provider: Holland Ticket Services

From Amsterdam: Half-Day Trip to Edam with Cheese Farm Visit

Activity provider: Holland Ticket Services

From US$ 30.03 per person

Visit the town of Edam, famous for its cheese, on a day trip from Amsterdam. Visit the house where cheese used to be weighed and explore The Story of Edam Cheese museum before meeting the cutest cows.

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Duration 4 hours
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Driver
Dutch, English
Audio guide included
English, Dutch, Spanish, French, German
Wheelchair accessible

Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous cheese weigh-house from 1778.
  • Visit The Story of Edam Cheese by Henri Willig
  • Visit the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm for a behind the scenes farm visit.
Full description
When you’re planning your trip to the Netherlands, a visit to one of the famous Dutch cheese makers is a must-do. Love cheese? Hop on Hop off Holland is your guide to the historic city of Edam, the heart of Dutch Cheese. Cheese production in the Netherlands became more popular in the Middle Ages as the wet landscape lent itself towards cattle. Today, the Netherlands is one of the largest cheese producers in Europe. Certainly, you’ve heard of Gouda or Edam cheese. Our half daytrip is all about cheese. We’ll visit Edam with the famous cheese weigh house from 1778. The place where farmers sold their cheese during the Golden Age. Highlight of our Cheese tour is The Story of Edam Cheese by Henri Willig in Edam. An audio tour will tell you everything about the history of Edam cheese ánd one of oldest buildings in Edam. After our tour in Edam, we will go to the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm for a behind the scenes farm visit. Watch the cheesemaking process, visit the warehouse, meet the cutest Jersey cows and taste cheese.
Includes
  • Visit the historic city of Edam.
  • Visit the Cheese weigh house
  • Visit The Story of Edam Cheese by Henri Willig with an audio tour
  • Behind the scenes visit to the Jacobs Hoeve cheese farm of Henri Willig in Katwoude
  • Visit to the Organic Jersey cow farm
  • Taste all the flavors and varieties of Henri Willig cheese
  • Transport by luxury coach (free Wi-Fi)
  • Experienced driver
  • Food and drink

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Meeting point

Meet by Post / A M, Prins Hendrikkade 58 BG, 1012 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands, a shop on the corner of Prins Hendrikkade/Zeedijk. Next to Barbizon Hotel.

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  • Pick-up location: A-Post (next to Barbizon Hotel), Prins Hendrikkade 58, corner Zeedijk

Product ID: 424754