Video: A Walking Tour of Alkmaar including the World-Famous Alkmaar Cheese Market

Our classic cruise in Holland includes a walking tour walking tour of Alkmaar, a beautiful old city with its winding alleys, canals, and historical architecture.

What is there to do in Alkmaar? Alkmaar is well known for its traditional cheese market. The world-famous Alkmaar Cheese Market and has been around since at least 1593. Cheese wheels, cheese carts and scales line the streets in celebration of Dutch cheese.

The Alkmaar Cheese Museum is filled with fascinating facts on – you guessed it – cheese, including its history, production methods and trade. You’ll even get to enjoy a cheese tasting before the day is over!

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