4. Excursion Alkmaar, tulips, cheese & windmills

Experience the historic city of Alkmaar founded more then 700 years ago! Alkmaar is famous about his tradittional authentic cheese market (including the cheese carriers) and the old city centre. Want to experience the old Dutch life? Then you definitely should go on this one! 

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In the morning the guide will pick you up at your hotel for the departure towards the 700 year old historic city Alkmaar. After you arrived in Alkmaar you are going to discover historic Alkmaar with our guide. We will start the visit at the historic Cheese market. Here they show every friday a unique theatre regarding the famous cheese market that was held centuries long. You 'll see the cheese carriers in traditional clothing and ofcourse a historic market full of cheese. 

After you had enough time to enjoy this scene we are going by foot through the centre of Alkmaar. Our guide will tell you about the richt historie and culture of the city, habitants and ofcourse the old buildings. 

After this guided tour you can explore the city by yourself and you could lunch in one of restaurants. After this visit we will drive by coach to a real traditional windmill (Windmill Schermerhorn). Here we 'll visit a old traditional Dutch Windmill and we are going inside one of these windmills. Afther this visit we will drive toward your hotel. 

To mind: all excursions will be perfectly adjusted to your desire to fully accommodate all your wishes.

Departure from hotel:      09.00 AM
Returning at hotel:           02.00 PM


  • Transfer with luxurious touring class coach (incl. air-conditioning, seatbelts, dvd and toilet).

  • Visit of the famous cheese market in Alkmaar;

  • Admission ticket and guided tour at tradittional dutch Windmill

  • Guide tour through Alkmaar;

  • Entrance- en excursion, parking and other surcharges;

  • English speaking guide (multilingual optional);

  • Free unlimited mineral water for all guests (incl. hot water for tea/noodles);


  • Lunch and additional personal expenses.  

There will always be an English speaking guide present during all ZOYO Travel excursions.  

Our guides are specialised in guiding of (individual) excursions throughout the entire country. During the excursions the guide will take all necessary actions to make your ZOYO-experience one to remember. For instance giving A-class guided tours, arranging your entry-tickets, care for your lunch and all other affairs needed to let you enjoy a wonderful experience.  In addition the guide will always adjust to your desire to fully accommodate all your wishes.

Unquestionably will all of our guides speak English and above that it is certainly possible to choose for an (optional) multilingual guide (Chinese, Russian, Arabic, Spanish and many more).