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Low Cost Private Transfer From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Alkmaar City - One Way

Low Cost Private Transfer From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Alkmaar City - One Way - Alkmaar, Netherlands

Duration: Flexible
Location: Alkmaar, Netherlands

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$64.10

The perfect combination of low cost and private service from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to your hotel or private address in Alkmaar city centre.

Relax and enjoy while your private driver leads you the way to your location in Alkmaar. Don’t worry about any transfer details or specifics as everything will be taken care of.

Once you arrived and found your way to the arrival terminal, you will find your private driver holding a sign with your name on it ... More info ›

The perfect combination of low cost and private service from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to your hotel or private address in Alkmaar city centre.

Relax and enjoy while your private driver leads you the way to your location in Alkmaar. Don’t worry about any transfer details or specifics as everything will be taken care of.

Once you arrived and found your way to the arrival terminal, you will find your private driver holding a sign with your name on it. In case you are delayed: do not worry, your driver will be monitoring the flight. From here he will assist you with your luggage and lead you to the car. As soon as you and the driver double-checked the destination in Alkmaar you provided us with he will make sure you arrive there quick and safe. If you are lucky you might even pass by the famous Sint Laurenskerk or the Afas Stadion.

It is important that when you book you provide us your flight number and the address of destination in Alkmaar to ensure that your trip proceeds without any problems. Once you booked you will receive a booking confirmation in the form of a travel voucher to present to your private driver.

Enjoy your organized transfer to Alkmaar!

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Small Group Alkmaar Cheese Market and City Tour

Small Group Alkmaar Cheese Market and City Tour - Alkmaar, Netherlands

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Location: Alkmaar, Netherlands

From USD
$17.48

Visit the famous Alkmaar Cheese Market and the historic city of Alkmaar in this 2.5 hour small group walking tour. Stand on the cobbled square of the beautiful Weigh House (Waag) and watch as thousands of kilograms of cheese is traded as it was centuries ago!   Learn all about the history of the Cheese Market, the Weigh House and the Cheese Carriers Guild ... More info ›

Visit the famous Alkmaar Cheese Market and the historic city of Alkmaar in this 2.5 hour small group walking tour. Stand on the cobbled square of the beautiful Weigh House (Waag) and watch as thousands of kilograms of cheese is traded as it was centuries ago!   Learn all about the history of the Cheese Market, the Weigh House and the Cheese Carriers Guild. You will also leave the crowds behind and wander through this pretty Dutch town's medieval centre and along cobbled streets and picturesque canals all with the expert guidance of a local Canadian guide.

Visit Alkmaar's traditional Cheese Market - the oldest in the Netherlands! In this 2.5 hour small group walking tour, you will learn all about Alkmaar's most well known attraction:  the Cheese Market!  You will also wander through Alkmaar's medieval centre and along pretty cobbled streets and picturesque canals.

Meeting Point: 

  • Friday Cheese Market and City Tours will depart from outside the Alkmaar Train Station at 9am (to the left of the stairs)
  • Tuesday Cheese Market and City Tours will depart from outside the entrance to the Grote Kerk in the centre of Alkmaar at 5pm

What to Expect on a Tour:
  • Visit the Alkmaar Cheese Market and watch the traditional way of trading cheese as it was centuries ago.  You will watch the cheese being sold and then carried by the Cheese Carriers in a centuries old tradition.   We will spend approximately 45 mins at the Cheese Market which is ample time to see everything.
  • Learn all about the history of the Cheese Market, the Weigh House and get a full description of what is happening in front of you!
  • Have the opportunity to try a variety of Dutch cheese and even buy some to take home (extra)
  • Walk through the cobbled streets of Alkmaar and along its picturesque canals
  • Stop at the Molen van Piet (Piet's Windmill) for the perfect Dutch photo opportunity!
  • See some of Alkmaar's most famous buildings such as the Grote Sint Laurenskerk (Great St Lawrence Church), the Stadhuis (City Hall) and the Waag (the Weigh House)
  • Get an insight into Dutch culture and way of life through the eyes of a foreigner (Canadian) living in Alkmaar
  • Learn about the history of Alkmaar and why 'Victory Begins at Alkmaar!'

Small group tours mean you get a more personalised experience - no following umbrellas or having to listen to your guide via a headset!

*Alkmaar Cheese Market Tours are available on Friday mornings and Tuesday evenings in July and August from the end of March to the end of September.


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Small Group Alkmaar City Walking Tour

Small Group Alkmaar City Walking Tour - Alkmaar, Netherlands

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Alkmaar, Netherlands

From USD
$16.32

Discover the charming Dutch town of Alkmaar in this 2 hour small group tour!  Join your guide as you walk along the cobbled streets and picturesque canals and get a sense of Dutch history, culture and way of life without the big-city crowds.  Learn all about the history of Alkmaar and why 'Victory Begins at Alkmaar'.  Your guide is a friendly Canadian who lives in Alkmaar and is enthusiastic about living in Alkmaar and the Netherlands!

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).

Meeting Point:  The tour will depart from near the entrance to the Grote Sint Laurenskerk in Alkmaar's city centre ... More info ›

Discover the charming Dutch town of Alkmaar in this 2 hour small group tour!  Join your guide as you walk along the cobbled streets and picturesque canals and get a sense of Dutch history, culture and way of life without the big-city crowds.  Learn all about the history of Alkmaar and why 'Victory Begins at Alkmaar'.  Your guide is a friendly Canadian who lives in Alkmaar and is enthusiastic about living in Alkmaar and the Netherlands!

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).

Meeting Point:  The tour will depart from near the entrance to the Grote Sint Laurenskerk in Alkmaar's city centre.

What to Expect on a Tour:

  • Walk 3-4km through the medieval centre, along picturesque streets and canals

  • See some of Alkmaar's most important and historic monuments such as the Grote Sint Laurenskerk (the Great St. Lawrence Church), the Stadhuis (City Hall) and the Waag (Weigh House).

  • Learn all about the history of Alkmaar and how the strength and the determination of the townspeople managed to defeat the Spanish forces in 1573 and why 'Victory Begins at Alkmaar'.

  • Get an insight into Dutch culture and way of life from a foreigner's perspective

  • Walk along the old city walls and experience the greener side of Alkmaar

  • Stop at the Molen van Piet (Piet's Windmill) for the perfect Dutch photo opportunity!


Small group tours mean you get a more personalised experience - no following umbrellas or having to listen to your guide via a headset!

What to Bring:  You will need comfortable walking shoes and rain gear (as required).  Don't forget your camera!

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.

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2-Hour Private Walking Tour of Alkmaar

2-Hour Private Walking Tour of Alkmaar - Alkmaar, Netherlands

Duration: 2 hours
Location: Alkmaar, Netherlands

From USD
$32.05

Set off on foot to discover Alkmaar's highlights during this private, 2-hour walking tour. With your local guide, see historical monuments like the Public Weighing House and the City Hall as well as hidden gems like the Hof van Sonoy ... More info ›

Set off on foot to discover Alkmaar's highlights during this private, 2-hour walking tour. With your local guide, see historical monuments like the Public Weighing House and the City Hall as well as hidden gems like the Hof van Sonoy. Have plenty of time to ask your personal guide questions as you learn about the Dutch city’s unique character, and its local history and culture. The tour concludes at the Alkmaar cheese museum (entrance included), where you can continue to explore at your own pace.

At either 10am or 2pm, meet your private guide at your hotel or the Alkmaar train station and set off at a relaxing pace to explore this charming historic town. With just your group and your private guide, enjoy the flexibility to customize the walking tour to your liking. As you wander through the historic streets, step back in time: Alkmaar is one of the oldest cities in the province of North Holland, believed to be founded by Romans before the 10th century.

Wander down the lively shopping street and relax on one of the city's many terraces.  Pass by the Grotekerk (St. Lawrence church), and step inside during the summer months to see the two beautiful pipe organs. Visit the public weighing house, and hear about its role during the Dutch Golden Age when Holland was a major global trading force. Visit the city hall–built during the Dutch War of Independence–and see a bullet hole from the year 1573 in its façade.

Your tour concludes at the Cheese Museum (entrance included), where you can learn about the cheesemaking process at your leisure. Before bidding farewell to your guide, get insider’s tips about local restaurants, shops, attractions, activities, public transport, and more.

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