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The small fisherman village Volendam has hosted one of the most tasty Dutch attractions - the Cheese Factory. It will give a unique insight into the process of producing the famous Dutch cheese, a pride of the Netherlands!
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Haven 25 | 1131EP, Volendam, Nederland, 1131 EP Volendam, The Netherlands
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+31 299 350 479
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Amsterdam for me is equal to visit volendam for nice harbor and cheese factory, delicious cheese! cow and goat cheeses in normal and smokey form plus old home made cheeseMore

Thank Alireza B
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear Alireza B, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to our factory. Also good to read you appreciated our delicious cheese. We have different cheeses and we would like to welcome you again for...More

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Ok, I wouldn’t rave on it, I felt very rushed around there but still interesting. From a wheelchair users point of view it was easy to get aroundMore

Thank gtdoyle
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Dear gtdoyle, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We are pleased to hear you appreciated your visit. On the other hand we are sorry to read you felt very rushed at our factory. We can assure you that's never been our intention and...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

There is a short demo of how they make their cheeses and the best way to cut them to get the most flavor from the blocks. We then went into a small room to sample lots of flavors with wine to cleanse the palate. The...More

Thank TrailBlazer793783
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear TrailBlazer793783, Thank you very much for your review! Your detailed description of what can be expected at our lovely Cheese Factory can be very helpful to future visitors. A lot can be learned about cheese and you even get the chance to taste some...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were on this Volendam + Windmills Tour and had the most memorable time. Must do for anybody who is visiting Netherlands. The tour starts with a visit to Zaanse Schans where you go into an era gone by. The era of the Windmills which...More

Thank VJSGurgaon
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear VJSGurgaon, Thank you very much for your 5-star review! We are glad to hear you enjoyed the tour. We are doing our very best to provide visitors with a memorable experience. We also want to thank you for your detailed explanation of what to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Stopped here as part of a large group tour, short but interesting demonstration on how the cheese is made then up to the shop for some tasting of a wide range of delicious cheeses & to buy some if you wanted to. If you love...More

Thank Steph_and_Jon_13
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Steph_and_Jon_13, Thank you for sharing your experience and feedback. The process to make the cheese is quite extensive and intricate and we give guests the chance to see how it is made. We hope you were able to sample a large variety of cheeses...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Made for tourist. Seems that all the tourist guides will bring their customers there for a visit. Starts with a visit on how cheese are made before being led into a cheese area for tasting and of course purchases...More

Thank AChee74
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear AChee74, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. During a visit to our factory, our colleagues are doing their best to provide our guests with some interesting facts about cheese and on how cheese is made. Visitors get the opportunity to try some...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stopped here with my tour group. The demonstration was lacking and clearly it was set up for tourists but it did come with a free glass of wine and ALOT of cheese samples! The cheese was delicious. I tried every flavor. The regular, the truffle,...More

Thank Christine C
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Christine C, Thank you for your positive review. We love cheese just as much as you do ;) Therefore, we let everyone taste our various cheeses and sauces so that they can make a good decision on which favorites to bring back home. Thank...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the shop as a part of an organized trip to volanden and we were left with the best impressions ! The variety was amazing and the products are absolutely amazing ! Buy everything if you can from the cheeses .... but stay away...More

Thank Peter G
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Peter G, Thank you very much for sharing your thoughts with us! We are very glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit to our Cheese Factory in Volendam.We really hope that you enjoyed the cheese you were able to taste in our factory...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very informative & enjoyable talk about cheese & clogs! Lots of samples!! Many possibilities to buy reasonably priced gifts. Delicious free cakes & coffee or tea at the end of the tour. Many photo opportunities.More

Thank Teresa L
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Teresa L, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We are glad to know you enjoyed your visit to our Cheese Factory in Volendam and the tasting offered. We hope you also enjoyed your visit to the beautiful Volendam...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the stops on an organised trip. We enjoyed the cheese making demonstration. There were lots of samples of the cheese they sold so you could try as many as you wanted before buying. Friendly staff. Situated in the beautiful village if...More

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Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Cheese Factory Volendam, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear travelbug0726, Thank you for this 5-star review! We are extremely happy to hear you highly enjoyed the cheese making demonstration and the delicious tasting that comes right after it :) On the other hand, we also want to thank you for your kind comments...More

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Mary S
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Response from Eyal A | Reviewed this property |
The best way to know, just contact the store and check what options they offer for shipping. They will be very happy to help
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there is no entrance fee
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I don't think it will be an issue just as long as you let them seal it before trying
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