Private Farmhouse Cheesemaking Workshop
With the help of our certified cheese maker, you will learn the old and the new ways of the old practice known as cheese making. You will learn the basics and will be able to enjoy your own self-made cheese at the end. You will be able to observe the entire process on your own.
per adult from
Hotel pickup available
What's included :
- Coffee and/or Tea
- Snacks - local dutch biscuits
- cheese making equipment
What's excluded :
- Possibility to be picked up with a private car (€ 50.00 p.p.)
- Bus ticket
- You will be welcomed in the workshop room where you will hear an introduction to the Boerenkaas and how to make it. Then you will make cheese under supervision. Includes tea or coffee.
When the cheeses are under the press, you will be given a tour of the cheese farm and clog factory. During this tour you can taste all types of cheese, try a glass of fruit wine and taste typical Dutch biscuits.
After the tour, the cheeses can be removed from the press. These very young cheeses will then receive a small treatment before you can take them home.
• Simonehoeve, Wagenweg 2, 1145 PW Katwoude The Netherlands
• Cheese - Many types of cheese that you can personalize to your choice, as to make your own special professionally made dutch cheese.
Departure Point :Wagenweg 2, 1145 PW Katwoude, Netherlands
Traveler pickup is offered
We can pick up from any location with private car or you can travel by public transportation. It's very easy to visit the Simonehoeve by public transport. If you wish to travel here through public transportation you can do so by following these instructions.From Central Station IJ-zijde with EBS-bus 316 and from Station Noord with EBS-bus 312, bus stop Hotel Volendam - Katwoude.It is a one minute walk to our cheese farm. A bus ticket that will last you the whole day will cost € 10,00 p.p.
Departure Time :Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/28/2020 - 1/9/2022
Monday - Sunday: 10:00 AM - 02:00 PM
Return Detail :Returns to original departure point
Hotel Pickup :
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Stroller accessible
- Service animals allowed
- Near public transportation
- Infant seats available
- Transportation is wheelchair accessible
- Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
- This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
- This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
- Face masks required for travelers in public areas
- Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
- Social distancing enforced throughout experience
- Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
- Gear/equipment sanitized between use
- Guides required to regularly wash hands
- Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
- You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
- For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.