1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Dappermarkt

Amsterdam 4-Hour Local Cheese, Beer, and Spirits Tour

Product ID: 49862
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Beer, cheese, and spirits have all been an integral part of Dutch culture for hundreds of years. Your professional guide will take you around the city to some favorite local places, where you can savor the delights of Dutch food and drink.
About this activity
Duration 4 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit the famous IJ brewery, located in a former municipal bathhouse
  • Explore the Dappermarkt, one of the busiest markets in Amsterdam
  • Try a taste of Genever at a local tasting house
  • Sample fine cheeses in a century-old warehouse
Full description
Experience authentic Dutch culture by trying some of its most popular foods and beverages.

Explore Amsterdam on a 4-hour tour with a local guide and get a real taste of the city’s heritage and lifestyle through local specialties, including cheese, beer, and spirits.

Begin your tour by heading into the old part of the city and the famous IJ brewery. Discover what distilled beer tastes like as you sample one of their famous organic craft beers straight from the official brewery tap.

Then it’s time to head to the bustling Dappermarkt, where you can taste a range of Dutch delicacies.

Afterwards, your guide will take you to a Proeflokaal (tasting house) where you’ll have the opportunity to taste Genever, the granddad of gin, which originated in the Netherlands in the 17th century and is considered the oldest Dutch liquor.

The tour then continues to the Reypenaer cheese house, where you’ll learn to experience and evaluate the flavor, aroma, and qualities of Reypenaer cheeses under the guidance of an expert.

Finish off at Brown Bar Café De Prins with a taste of Bitterbalen, a traditional Dutch snack. 
Includes
  • 1 beer at the brewery
  • Cheese tasting session
  • Bitterballen at Cafe De Prins
  • 1 shot of Genever
  • Bike rental for the duration of the tour
What’s Not Included
  • 160 deposit per bike (deposit will be returned by the end of the tour is the bike is returned undamaged)

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