Alkmaar: City of Cheese and History


Located in the province of North Holland, Alkmaar is renowned for its historical charm, beautiful canals, and of course, the famous cheese market. This guide takes you through the finest and most enjoyable attractions of Alkmaar, a city rich in culture, history, and cosy corners.


Historical Splendour

Alkmaar is a city with a rich past, evident in its well-preserved historical buildings and atmospheric streets.

The World-Famous Cheese Market

Alkmaar is synonymous with cheese, and the weekly cheese market is a tradition that dates back to 1593.