Gouda, Witches & Cheese
Starting from €490 | 7 Hours | Gouda & Oudewater
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This wonderful tour offers magnificent Dutch highlights in one day! Visit the famous city of Gouda, walk through its canal-ringed historic city centre and learn all about its world famous cheese. After visiting Gouda, your guide will drive you through picturesque Dutch landscape with ribbons of farmland in to the medieval fairytale village of Oudewater. Stroll through this beautiful little city with your guide, don’t forget to get your ‘Certificate of Weight’ at the Witch Weighing House before you leave.
Enjoy the breathtaking splendor of Gouda’s compact canal-ringed historic centre during this walking tour with your private guide. Visit De Waag, once a weighing house for cheese, admire the 15th-century town hall (one of the oldest in The Netherlands) and gaze upon one of the longest churches of Europe, famous for its stained glass windows. It’s hard not to fall in love with this beautiful city!
Oudewater, a fairytale medieval village with a monumental city centre and one of the best preserved market squares in The Netherlands. Its Witch-Weighing scale (Heksen waag) is estimated to have weighed more than a 100.000 europeans who have all received their lifesaving “Certificate of Weight”.
In our comfortable car, your private guide will drive you directly to Gouda through typically Dutch polder landscapes (60 min). During your walking tour through Gouda you will learn all about this city’s history and visit the highlights: The famous cheese Weighing House, (De Waag) the astonishing town hall and the Sint Jan church. Join us for a complimentary visit to a real cheese farm or The Cheese Experience! During your tour of Gouda you should definitely try some authentic Gouda cheese and for those with a sweet tooth try a Dutch Stroopwafel. (Syrup Waffle).
After Gouda your guide will drive you through idyllic countryside passing rivers, country mansions, windmills and farmland in the direction of Oudewater. In this fairytale city stroll with your guide over cobblestones and discover its highlights.
The itinerary is flexible, we do not rush guests around and we walk at your pace
Dress comfortably in layers and bring a jacket
Cobblestones and steps may be involved in your excursion
All admission fees and parking costs are inclusive
All tours begin and end in Amsterdam at your holiday accommodation
We are certified guides and licensed Dekra D1 chauffeurs
The car is an airconditioned Chrysler minivan
Traffic can cause delays
Lunch / Dinner and Gratuities are exclusive
Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted