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Tour in a real cheese farm and clog factory
Learn how cheese and clogs are made
Try delicious home-made farmhouse cheeses
Receive a delicious cheese picnic to takeaway
What to expect
Tour in a real cheese farm and clog factory with a delicious cheese picnic at The Simonehoeve - offering an experience that the whole family can enjoy!
Learn all about the history of Dutch cheese and clog making including the current practices. Experience what it is like to walk in clog and try delicious home-made farmhouse cheeses, fruit wine and traditional Dutch biscuits at a tasting. At the end of your tour you will receive a delicious cheese picnic to take home.
Following your tour, be sure to check out the clogs and souvenir shop where you can have a pair of clogs engraved with your name, windmills and tulips.
COVID-19 informationThe following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
The experience complies with government regulations
Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit
Tour inside the Simonehoeve
Home-made cheese tasting
Wagenweg 2, 1145 PW Katwoude, Netherlands
Begin your experience at the Simonehoeve traditional cheese farm and clog factory. The Cheesefarm and Clog Factory can be recognized by the mini-windmill.
Traveling from Amsterdam? Take bus 316 from Amsterdam CS (IJzijde) - Tickets can be bought at the station or from the bus driver for €10 (cash is not accepted). You will find Simonehoeve a couple of meters from bus stop for 'Hotel Volendam'.
Traveling by car? You will find Simonehoeve next to Hotel Volendam. At the roundabout, Amsterdam-Edam-Volendam take the Volendam direction (right) and then immediately turn right again.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.
Important to know
- Minimum of 2 guests required at booking
- Maximum of 15 guests per group