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“It is a joy to be here, since Alkmaar is a very compact city originating in the Middle Ages with various wonderful shopping streets and abundant cafes and restaurants.”
“The Dutch word for Cheese is “Kaas” and the Cheese Museum and Cheese Market vendors host a traditional event every Friday from 10 AM to 1 PM during April to Sep the tourist season.. Traditionally dressed men and w...”
“The village is truely a hidden gem (although granted may be much busier in peak season and saturdays) The main square feels like a little countryside village with a cafe and museum and a few little shops.”
“... your eyes when you get there is a colourful display of traditionally dressed cheese farmers and their families - so delightful to see the little clog scarf tie and the kids wearing clogs and traditional dress.”