Gouda City tour with guide Jan

The historic city of Gouda is known for the Gothic town hall, the stained glass windows in the Sint Jan church, the cheese and the stroopwafels.

During a city walk, your guide will tell you about the history of this important trading city.

Expression “Gouda Cheese”

Gouda cheese or Goeda Cheese as the Americans call it is cheese that is produced in the area around Gouda. The cheese is named after the market place Gouda where the trade took place. No cheese is made in Gouda itself. Strange that there is no Alkmaar cheese, while that is the best known cheese market. People of Gouda are called cheese heads because of the custom to use the wooden cheese molds as a helmet in times of need.

Excursion Gouda delicacies

Tasting has to do with food and that is why we go to Gouda, to taste cheese at the best cheese shop in the Netherlands, and to discover how cheese is made. Then we will taste Gouda stroopwafels, in the workshop you will learn how they are made. Afterwards we take a look at the Goudse Glazen, the famous stained glass in the Sint Jans Church.

  • Costs €43 pp
  • Group size 4-10 people
  • Duration of the excursion 4 hours
  • Included: certified guide, use of whisper system, cheese tasting, Goudse waffle workshop, entrance Sint Jans Kerk

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