3 hours city walk Gouda with your own private art historian (1-15 people), private tour
Gouda is famous for it's tastful cheese, high quality candle sticks and delicious sirop waffles! It is a sweet little town with an interesting history and old buildings like the Town Hall, the Weighing House, picturesque courtyards and splendid stained-glass windows in the largest Gothic church in Holland.
The charming GOUDA CHEESE MARKET is held every Thursday morning between 10 am and 12. 30 pm from April 7 to September 1, but it's fun to visit Gouda every day of the year!
We can do a walking tour, visit the St. Jan Church, go shopping, anything you like, whether it is just you, your family and kids, or a group up to 15 people. . . If you want a professional tour guide with more than 20 years of experience, please let me prepare a customized tour in Gouda for you.
PLEASE NOTE: all my tours are CUSTOM MADE. We can add more hours, private transportation, extra places to visit (The Hague, Delft, Rotterdam, Amsterdam, Keukenhof), whatever you would like to see, eat, or do.
It's your tour!!!
Private walking tour / museum tour in Gouda, starting at Central Station or your hotel in Gouda city center, all the information you need to understand the history of the city, the architecture and delicious cheese and sirop waffles. Enjoy the monuments, the art, the history, the many stories, for example the famous cheese market, the town hall, the beautiful stained glass windows in the church, the museum and/or the hidden courtyard!
It's your tour! Ask anything you want to, take a rest if you need to and we can adjust or extend the tour as you wishes.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: We will meet at Train Station Gouda or your hotel in Gouda. Other locations (your hotel in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport or your cruise terminal) on request; please note that extra fees (for example for transportation) may apply. Please tell me your preferences.
End location: We will say goodbye at Train Station Gouda or your hotel in Gouda. Other locations (your hotel in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport or your cruise terminal) on request; please note that extra fees (for example for transportation) may apply.
Duration: 3 hours
Duration three hours, or four days, or more.
It's your tour!
We can change or extend the tour, combine it with other places of interest, private transportation, anything according to your wishes.
This is a walking tour. We do not need transportion in Gouda city center. If needed: (rental) car or minivan/taxi/private coach and driver (for example from Amsterdam or Rotterdam) on request. Please tell me your preferences.
Included are my services as your private tour guide during the tour and my expertise as an experienced art historian. Ask anything you want; it's your tour!
Price of the tour is for a group up to 15 people.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
10 Euro - For refreshments, if needed.
It's your tour: YOU decide if and when you need a break. We can buy a snack on the way, have a coffee/lunch break, go fine dining in a Michelin star restaurant or have no break at all. Please bring a little amount in cash (euros) for food and drinks or personal expenses, according to your preferences. Most shops and restaurants accept credit cards.
Entrance fees (Cheese Museum 4,50 euro, Gouda Museum 9 euro, St. Jan stained glass windows 5 euro per person), food and drinks, personal expenses, transportation (train/bus/taxi/rental car/minivan/coach and driver, if necessary), other places to visit, or other services, when required, are not included in this walking tour. I can prepare an all-inclusive tourprice on request.
Please beware that anyone in Holland can call himself a tourguide, there are NO RESTRICTIONS!!! I'm an art historian and professionally trained tourguide with more than 20 years of experience. Please check my (more than a hundred) 5 star ratings!