Explore the beautiful medieval city of Alkmaar, best known for it's traditional Cheese Market, the town has a charming unique culture and way of life. Walk along lovely streets and and canals to feel the city's warmth and character.
Alkmaar is known for its cultural attractions, but getting an intimate perspective of the historic city can be difficult. Discover landmarks including the Molen van Piet, Grote Sint Laurenskerk, and the Waag on a small- group walking tour and learn about the city’s culture and history from your guide, benefiting from the small-group size for a more personalized experience.
The charming town of Alkmaar is compact, walkable and historically rich, with a beautiful medieval centre. In this small group tour, enjoy walking through the cobbled streets and along picturesque canals as your guide tells you all about the town's history. You will also get an insight into Dutch culture and way of life from a foreigner's perspective. You will not only see some of Alkmaar's most iconic monuments, but you will also wander off the beaten path and see the 'real' Alkmaar. All tours will be given in English by a native English speaker (Canadian).
What to Expect on a Tour:
Small group tours mean you get a more personalised experience - no following umbrellas or having to listen to your guide via a headset!
Suitable for everyone Must be able to walk 4km
Meeting Point: The tour will depart from near the entrance to the Grote Sint Laurenskerk in Alkmaar's city centre.
How to Get to Alkmaar: Alkmaar has direct train connections from many large cities including Amsterdam(35mins) and Haarlem (40mins) and the Alkmaar Train Station is only a 10min walk from the city centre. There are also several parking garages located just outside the city centre.