Edam: a Tour around the Birthplace of Cheese

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 2.3 km
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Duration 1h
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Hosted by Bureau Tourisme Laag Holland
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  • Admire the peaceful surroundings of Edam
  • Learn about the past ages of Edam's wealth
  • Explore cheese trade through historical sites
  • See the famous cheese with your own eyes
Demonstrating the finest example of the butterfly effect, this tour will tell you how a simple act of making cheese can change a town dramatically. This is what happened to Edam, which flourished in the times when the trade of its famous cheese was immense. Start your exploration at Voorhaven, the...


  • Insight on where to buy the very Edam cheese
  • Advice on magnificent places to take photos at
  • Hints for further exploration of the town
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Detailed route from stop to stop with live GPS map on your smartphone
  • Museum excursions
  • Church performances and concerts
  • Food and drinks
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

The route of the tour goes within circle
Voorhaven 81, 1135 BN Edam
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Laag Holland is een uniek stukje echt Holland boven het Noordzeekanaal. Hier heb je op veel plekken nog het idee dat de tijd heeft stilgestaan. Het schilderachtige beeld wat veel buitenlanders van Nederland hebben, bestaat echt. In Laag Holland. Hier liggen die rustieke dorpjes...

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