The Cheese Factory Volendam, not to be confused with the cheese farm in Katwoude, is a true attraction in Volendam. In this cheese shop, that is located directly at the harbor, you will find cheese, cheese and a lot more cheese. Here, you can learn more about the golden trade the Netherlands are famous for. During an educational discovery tour, you will learn more about the cheese production process and the history of cheese making. Of course you can also buy many different types of cheese at the cheese factory, packed in a nice Volendam way. This nice store is sometimes visited by large groups, so pick your moment and make sure you attend the fun demonstration when it suits you.
In the nice Cheese Factory you can not just buy cheese, there also is the opportunity to attend a demonstration in various languages. You can attend this demonstration as an individual visitor, but groups are welcome as well. This tour takes place on the lower floor, below the store. You will learn how cheese is made and of course you can also taste various types of cheese. During the tour you will receive an explanation about how cheese was made in the past and how it works today. Visit the nice cheese museum next door as well, and you will have a great experience at once.
If you visit the Cheese Factory, it will probably be pretty hard not to take anything home. In this great store you find more than just delicious cheeses, the nicest souvenirs or utensils for eating it are pretty great as well. You can even buy sets to make your own cheese. Did you see it all? In Volendam, there is so much more to experience than just the Cheese Factory. Visit the beautiful harbor or take the Marken Express for a nice boat trip to Marken. Or visit the Volendam museum, have a picture taken in Volendam traditional costume. There is so much to experience here, you will have a wonderful day!