It only takes a little hour to drive from our hotel to the beautiful place Gouda.
In the center of historic Gouda is a wide range of shops, museums and atmospheric canals with their cozy terraces. Pay a visit to the old town hall from 1450, or admire the beautiful St. John’s Church. This church is the highest of the Netherlands at 123 meters and is known for its famous stained glass windows. In addition to these special buildings, Gouda is inextricably linked to its Gouda cheese and syrup waffles.
Every Thursday morning, from 5 April till 30 August, a traditional Gouda cheese market takes place. As in past times, the famers and traders seal their bargains for the best cheeses through clapping hands. Besides this, you can also shop at the stalls filled with regional products. Read more about the Gouda cheese market.
In the heart of Gouda lies the Kamphuisen syrup waffle factory. In March 2018, this syrup waffle factory opened its doors to the public. Always wondered how the syrup waffle is made? Then this is the ideal opportunity to experience it from up close. During a visit to the factory you will learn more about the history of the syrup waffle and see the bakers at work. An experience that you will not soon forget! For more information and tickets, visit the website of the syrup waffle factory.
Can you also not get enough of cheese? Then pay a visit to the Goudse Waag. The Goudse Waag is located in a historic building from 1668 where the Gouda cheeses used to be weighed. Now the building has been transformed into a cheese and crafts museum. In this museum, you will get to know more about the history of cheese, the products and how cheese is made. Click here for more information.
Museum Gouda shows the history of the ancient city. The museum manages the collection of the city, with more than 40.000 objects from the 16th to the 20th century. The collections are brought to life with appealing presentations.
Enthusiastic about this special city? Book an arrangement and combine a visit to Gouda with an overnight stay in our hotel.