Edam Cheese market, Edam

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  • We were there in August on Wednesday. You park just outside the village and the walk is pleasant. Edam is really nice as a citizen, very animated during the cheese market that we did not fail to buy. I recommend the visit.
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  • Edam is one of the most beautiful villages in the Netherlands. It is a highly recommended visit. (From Edam you can reach Volendam in 10 minutes, where you can take the boat to visit Marken. Zaanse Schans mill assembly is also nearby. We did all the same day. It is one of the most beautiful excursions that can be done in Holland) Edam is mainly known for the cheese to which it gives its name, Between July 3 and July 21, these dates change as they fall each year, on Wednesdays from 10;30 h. to 12:30 h. a theatricalization is held than the cheese market was. At that time a huge parking is enabled in a large meadow. The visit can be condensed in the Kaasmarkt, the Main Square and the streets around the main canal. Edam Edam is one of the most beautiful villages in the Netherlands. It is a highly recommended visit. (From Edam you can reach Volendam in 10 minutes, where you can take the boat to visit Marken. Zaanse Schans mill assembly is also nearby. We did all the same day. It is one of the most beautiful excursions that can be done in Holland) Edam is mainly known for the cheese to which it gives its name, Between July 3 and July 21, these dates change as they fall each year, on Wednesdays from 10;30 h. to 12:30 h. a theatricalization is held than the cheese market was. . Information about the dates of each year. At that time a huge parking is enabled in a large meadow. The visit can be condensed in the Kaasmarkt, the Main Square and the streets around the main canal. Edam Plano plan Edam The first thing you see is a long street with the classic Dutch houses leading to the Kaasmarkt. Edam Edam Edam If you arrive at 10:30 h at the beginning of the cheese market, unless you have left very early, it is very difficult to see anything, but as for two hours they are representing the same thing, people are leaving and about 12 h. it is possible to see it in the front row , and no burdens. So that previously you can visit the rest of the village quietly in the meantime. There are other cheese markets in Gouda and Alkmaar, I saw Alkmaar and I stay with Edam without a doubt. The show, which is narrated in several languages, consists of seeing how cheeses transported in small boats are collected by the canal, they are unloaded in a kind of parihuelas transported by the so-called kaasdragers, cheese porters, which go dressed in the traditional, all-white suit to the Public Balance where they are weighed. At the same time, the cheese is tasted to check its quality and the cheese seller agrees a price with the buyer. It's basically a back and forth of these porters. The show, which is narrated in several languages, consists of seeing how cheeses transported in small boats are collected by the canal, they are unloaded in a kind of parihuelas transported by the so-called kaasdragers, cheese porters, which go dressed in the traditional, all-white suit to the Public Balance where they are weighed. At the same time, the cheese is tasted to check its quality and the cheese seller agrees a price with the buyer. It's basically a back and forth of these porters. Learn more about Edam and other places in the Netherlands and Europe at Visitmundi.com
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  • The foreign tourists were still going crazy when I told me that this was the first time I visited a cheese market. They really do understand such a cheese market is not a daily course of business but that it gives a look in earlier times. The whole is nicely dressed and enough information is given about the speakers. Around the terrain there are many stands with, how can it be different, cheese in all sorts, sizes and above all: flavours! Nice for an hour of nostalgia. Are you there anyway to visit the fortress of Edam.
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  • Edam is a charming little village with a good vibe and lots of variety. But the Cheese Market, to me, is Edam. I really liked this place. It has simplicity, history, elegance and cheese! Folks were friendly and willing to put up with us butchering their language. Cheese was top notch and well priced. And of course, the views around and in town. Très cool.
  • Open on Wednesdays 1030-1230. A show of selling cheese rolls. Suitable for tourists. Nice town. Food is available in the stands near a rich variety of varieties to take. Organized parking at the entrance to town with a nominal fee
  • I’d move here tomorrow if I could. Great little market with so many booths to select from. Lovely area along the canals. Friendly and inviting.
  • The Wednesday cheese market was a delight to behold, if you are there it starts at 10.30 am outside the tourist information centre.
  • Just as expected. The cheese-market is fun and the old streets have great atmosphere and some unique shops to explore. The town could do with less cars inside the old districts though. Be sure to check the dates and time when the market is happening before visiting, or go outside those times to have a more tranquil and personal experience.
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