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Alkmaar Tours

Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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About Alkmaar Tours
Don't miss out on a chance to visit the beautiful medieval city of Alkmaar, its traditional Cheese Market or the tulip fields and take a top-rated small group Alkmaar Tours tour! The owner of Alkmaar Tours, Jennifer, is a Canadian who has been living in Alkmaar since 2015. She is passionate about living in the Netherlands and in Alkmaar! Her tours are fun, informative and give an insightful look into the Dutch culture and way of life. Join Jennifer as she not only takes you to Alkmaar’s most important attractions, but you will also wander off the beaten track and experience the ‘real’ Alkmaar. Tour sizes are kept small ensuring a personalised experience for everyone! Alkmaar Tours offers Cheese Market Tours, City Walking Tours, Tulip Bike Tours, Bike Tours as well as Private Tours. Tours can be booked directly online via the Alkmaar Tours website. Book now!
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Small Group Alkmaar Cheese Market and City Tour
Alkmaar is famous for its cheese market and cultural landmarks, but knowing the best spots to explore can be difficult. Discover the working market and its history on a small-group tour of the city, then continue into the medieval center to explore sights including the Stadhuis and the Waag. Benefit from the small-group size for a more personalized experience, and gain insight into the city’s culture from your resident guide.
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2 hours 30 minutes
from $20.16
Small Group Alkmaar City Walking Tour
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.
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2 hours
from $16.80
Small Group Tulip and Spring Flower Fields Bike Tour
Pedal through the picturesque Dutch countryside during this springtime bike tour from Alkmaar city center. This 3.5-hour tour is a great way to experience the blooming tulips and flowers of The Netherlands as well as the beautiful windmills. Bike approximately 12.5 miles (20 kilometers) through fields and farms and stop along the way to take photos of your favorite flowers.
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3 hours 30 minutes
from $39.21
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Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

I had an absolutely wonderful time on my Cheese Market tour with Jen. Due to Jen’s connections we were lucky enough to sit on the inside of the fences on bench seats whilst everyone else had to stand like sardines on the other side. What...More

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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Hi Jess, Thank you for your kind review! It was really great to meet you and I hope to see you again soon! :) (Love the sardines comment btw) x Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed October 9, 2019 via mobile

Jen makes you feel like an insider at the Alkmaar Cheese Market, because she is. She knows the cheese carriers and gives you insight into the real people of Alkmaar. So much fun!! Highly recommended!

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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2019

Hi Lee, Thank you so much for your lovely review! It was great to see you again and I hope that we can do coffee the next time you guys are in the NL! Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed July 13, 2019

I cannot say cough good things abut Jennifer. She is an amazing guide who brings life and energy to her small group tours. She has a lot ion intimate knowledge of the lesser know facts about Alkmaar as well as out of the way places...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Dear Dan, Thank you so much for yur kind review! It was great to meet you both and I am very glad that you enjoyed the tour and the Cheese Market! Have a great rest of your trip! Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed July 8, 2019

Jennifer is an amazing guide who brings a lot of positive energy to the group! She makes everyone feel welcome and relaxed! We had a pleasant morning walk through  the cozy streets of Alkmaar to the cheese market, listening to local stories, jokes and particularities...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

Dear Anastasia, Thank you for your lovely review. It was an absolute pleasure to have you both on the tour and I know now who to suggest for the next Alkmar Cheese Carrier! :) Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed June 12, 2019

We were a group of ladies doing this tour as part of a birthday celebration. Jen was great! She “got us” completely - and went above and beyond for us all. Her knowledge of the cheese market, it’s characters and Alkmaar was fantastic. Getting us...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded June 13, 2019

Dear Deborah. Thank you so much for your kind review! It was a pleasure to meet you lovely ladies and I am so pleased that you enjoyed the tour. Please do let me know if you are near Alkmaar again in the future. :) Kind...More

Reviewed May 10, 2019

Jennifer, Kudos to you for a great walking tour. Your personality suits this venture just right. You made us feel like family as we walked the narrow streets of Alkmaar. We had a great feel for the city and did enjoy the deliciouis Dutch mini...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 12, 2019

Dear Kathy and David, Thank you for your kind review. I am so glad you enjoyed it and got to have the poffertjes (mini Dutch pancakes!) - they are pretty awesome little things. :) And thank you again for making my kids happy on King's...More

Reviewed May 5, 2019

Great bike tour with Jen, she very friendly and wonderful.. thanks for the tour without you we might not able to see the tulip fields and your advise how to take a good picture of the tulips. We had a wonderful time in Alkmaar and...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 23, 2019

Dear Tan, Thank you so much for your kind review! It was wonderful having you guys on the tour and I am so glad that we got to see the tulips! :) Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed April 29, 2019 via mobile

Thanks Jen your walking tour of Alkmaar was a delightful experience. You are such a warm and welcoming guide who makes your guests feel relaxed and informed. Your attention to detail is exceptional and the ‘secret’ local tips invaluable including the yummy rhubarb sorbet at...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 4, 2019

Aw thanks ladies! It was fabulous hanging out with the two of you. Enjoy the rest of your trip and I really, really hope to visit you on the Gold Coast sometime soon! :) Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed April 26, 2019

Let me start by saying Jen is a Gem!!! She met us at the train station on time and ready to "Rock and Roll". Not only was she very informative about Alkmaar itself, she definitely has some clout at the cheese market as well. We...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded May 3, 2019

Dear Robert, Thank you so much for your kind review! I'm so pleased that you enjoyed the tour and you made an excellent Cheese Carrier! :) Kind Regards, Jen

Reviewed April 21, 2019

Great tour with Jennifer and daughter Izzy. Jen told us stories, gave us history of the region and walked us down streets, alleyways, and along canals that we would not have seen on our own. A very delightful afternoon. Absolutely a must do if in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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AlkmaarTours, Owner at Alkmaar Tours, responded to this reviewResponded April 22, 2019

Dear Brian, Thank you so much for your kind review. It was really great to meet you and family and show you around Alkmaar. And Izzy is already planning a trip to visit Grace. :) Kind Regards, Jen

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