Bike Tour Gouda cheese farm & countryside

The bike tour Gouda cheese farm & cheese market is a sense-tickling bike ride in which we explore the full cheese making process from market to milk from the cow at the farm in the Dutch countryside. Great as teambuilding!

From.: €42.5
Min. participants: 6
Duration: 4 uur

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Visit Gouda cheese farm, Dutch watermanagement, cosy village

This bike tour Gouda cheese of 4 hours is a sense-tickling experience in which we explore the full cheese making process, see some fascinating Dutch watermanagement.

Start cycling tour: Gouda market square

On the Gouda market square, in season,  you see a carpet of Gouda cheeses. You hear the Gouda cheese farmers promoting their cheeses, taste from a round golden Gouda cheese and see the traditional way of negotiating between a cheese farmer and a buyer. 

A scenic route to Gouda cheese farms

From the Gouda cheese market it’s a short walk through the historical city centre to the rental bikes. In a blink of the eye we’re outside of the centre and cycling through the Dutch countryside. The scenic cycle route takes us past mills, canals, green meadows and of course Gouda cheese farms. Depending on the distance you want to cycle, we visit one or multiple cheese farms.

The content of this bike tour is subject to change. Tours can be rescheduled or cancelled. I will always keep you updated.

including:

  • Regular bike rental with hand brakes and luggage binders
  • Me as your local Dutch, English- & Spanish speaking guide
  • Stops at cheese farm(s) 

excluding:

  • Hotel pick up/ drop off 
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuity.
  • E-bike, tandem, child seat, helmets and pannier bags available for extra fee.  

Make this bike tour Gouda cheese & more an unique & original day away from Amsterdam and book:

  • Guided tour cheese farm
  • Cheese making workshop
  • local beer tasting
  • stroopwafel baking workshop
  • Wear comfortable clothing, multiple layers and pack gloves, hat & scarf as well as sunglasses & rainwear
  • To support local entrepreneurs and promote sustainable travel Verita’s Visit Holland does not provide water bottles. You can bring your own or enjoy a drink on one of our stops at local cafes. 
    • You can pay online & will receive a confirmation email
    • After I’ve received your payment, you’ll receive more information on where we meet and how to get there.
    • On the day of the tour, be on time. Getting to our meeting point on holidays and celebrations such as Easter and  King’s Day will take more time!
  • Can I bring my kids?

I love family bike rides, so yes, do bring them. For the youngest we have child seats. For kids of 6 years & older there are kids bikes.

 

  • What else is there to see & do in the region?

There many gems and special locations in Gouda area. Cosy villages, farms, lakes, windmills. I’ll tell you all about it in the bike tour. Want to do a shorter cycling tour? Check the Leiden lake & windmill bike tour

  • What happens in case of rain

Tours are only cancelled in case of storm, heavy rain or heavy wind. In any other type of weather the bike tour Gouda cheese & countryside will happen. There are many locations to use as shelter for the rain & I’ll hand out rain ponchos.  I’ll give you an update a few days before. Also read this blogpost.

  • I want to make a booking for more than 10 people

That’s great! Contact me for a personalized offer and also let me know if you want to add any workshops, guided tours or other group activities. See the ‘optional’section for more ideas.

 

  • How do I get to our meeting point?

The Gouda market square, Waag building is a 15 minutes walk from Gouda train station. You receive more information on how to get there after the booking.

 

  • I need to cancel my bike tour

Sorry to hear! I’ll contact you to see if we can reschedule the tour. If there is no other option and you cancel 21 days prior to the bike tour I can still give back the full amount. Cancelation between 20 and 14 days means you’ll get 75 % back, 14-7 days means 50% and less than 7 days or no shows unfortunately means you get no refund.

 

  • My bus/ taxi/ train has a delay

 Contact me as soon as you know you’re coming late so we can discuss the options.

 

  • How safe is the cycling route?

Roads are flat and although we do share roads with cars, cycling in the surroundings of Gouda is comfortable. Especially when we get into the countryside. The route is bike-friendly. Besides, I keep an eye on you and the traffic and make sure you’re safe.