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Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm: Tours & Tickets

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The Catharina Hoeve is an authentic 17th century cheese farm, situated at the Zaanse Schans close to Amsterdam. Upon arrival you attend a demonstration about the cheese making process. After this you are invited into the shop to taste our large...more
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Zeilenmakerspad 5, 1509 BZ Zaandam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Ah, the Catharina Hoeve Cheese Farm! As you wander through the picturesque Zaanse Schans, you’ll undoubtedly come across this authentic 17th century cheese farm. Entrance to this museum (for lack of a better word) is free and allows you access to traditional cheese-making demonstrations as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank PookyCake
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit. So many cheese varieties and dips. Had an amazing time trying and eating those.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ekta p
Reviewed 4 September 2019

We have been there so many times, rather every time we travelled/drove to Amsterdam. This is a fantastic place where one can taste all kinds of Cheese before buying them. When we are there (so does everyone else) flocked around the counter where Dutch Ladies...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jayaseeli
Reviewed 25 August 2019

If you are in the Historic Park, you should swing by the shop. I would visit right when they open at 10 am if not you will be pushed aside by all the tour bus crowd and not enjoy the experience especially with the number...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank T1701QSwilliamb
Reviewed 16 August 2019

Very interesting visit. You start by reading the history of how it started, see a little farm area (false animals) and walk through the demonstrations until you get to the cheese tasting. I highly recommend this! You can try all sorts of cheeses and then...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank michelle480
Reviewed 14 August 2019

We were shown how they make gouda using a traditional method which was very interesting then we tried a couple of different flavours which were very tasty. You can purchase any of the flavours and also some other souvenirs.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank tinylass
Reviewed 13 August 2019

Great place to buy some cheese or chocolates, also they have some farm animals you may see and sometimes pet.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Marco Tulio A
Reviewed 30 July 2019 via mobile

If you happened to visit the area of Zaanse Schans, please take some time and stop at this place. We went for the windmills and ended up here just by following the crowd. Entrance is free and they offer free tasting of different types of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank ArleneMF
Reviewed 24 July 2019 via mobile

If you want to know how they make the cheese .. there is a nice demo and little show .. very nice Then there is the shop with all type of cheese that you imagine.. you can buy what you want and there is also...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank AbuKarim20
Reviewed 18 July 2019 via mobile

Live cheese making demo and tons of free samples. Best of luck walking out of this place without making a purchase! Fantastic cheeses here. Definitely worth a visit!

Date of experience: July 2019
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