Dutch cheese production is currently in the hands of dairy factories, which produce and export hundreds of millions of tons of cheese every year. The cheese markets in Alkmaar, Gouda and Edam remind us of the origins of a flourishing cheese trade and have become popular tourist attractions. The Dutch still love cheese and eat about seven pounds of it annually per person. Just like Julius Caesar, let yourself be surprised about the many types of Dutch cheeses and sample the country's "yellow gold".

Visit the cities of cheese

Two women making selfie on bridge in Alkmaar
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Discover Alkmaar: green trading city with a rich history

Alkmaar is a must-see destination. And not just because of the cheese!

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