PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Covid-19 measures the Cheesemarket is canceled. Check this page for updates.
The Cheese Market takes place in the heart of the city centre of Alkmaar, on the Waagplein.
Are you coming to the Cheese Market by car?
Park your car in one of Alkmaar's parking garages. The following parking garages are located closest to the Waagplein, where the Cheese Market is held:
The Karperton garage (The closest car park)
1 Dijk, only 0.2 km from the Cheese Market.
The Schelphoek garage
4 Korte Vondelstraat, only 0.7 km from the Cheese Market.
How can I find parking garages in Alkmaar?
You'll see them as soon as you arrive in Alkmaar: the signs pointing the way to the parking garages.
Is there space available the parking garage?
Do you not want to run the risk of being confronted with a full car park? On the signs that refer to the various parking garages you will be able to see exactly how many places are still available.
Parking in Alkmaar
Would you like more information about parking and parking rates in Alkmaar? Then check the page accessibility and parking.
By train to the Cheese Market?
Are you coming to the Cheese Market by train? Then follow the signs that have been placed (in the shape of cheese cubes) to the Cheese Market. Within 15 minutes you will reach Waagplein.
You can also take advantage of the special deal if you travel by train: get an admission e-ticket to Cheese Museum and a day return train and tram ticket from any station in the Netherlands to Alkmaar Station. More info.
Find out more about the Cheese Market?
Find out everything about the Alkmaar Cheese Market on the Cheese Market page.