Excursion

Golden Age Cheese Tasting & City Walk

Discover the rich flavors of Reypenaer cheese, a savory delicacy unique to the Netherlands, with an outing that takes you into the heart of old Amsterdam for an expertly tutored tastingA guided walk to and from your motor coach also affords a look at Dam Square, the Jordaan and Amsterdam's beautiful canals.

Price TBD
  • Code
    AMS-U
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
A brief transfer by motor coach delivers you to the Central Station, from where you will enjoy a walk through the charming and historic Jordaan district to the Golden Age Tasting RoomsA rare and exceptionally high-quality type of aged Gouda, Golden Age is known for its enticing aroma, creamy texture and intense flavorThe historic ripening process is unique to the Netherlands, using milk from cows that graze in the province of Noord-Holland on grasses that are extremely soft, yielding soft dairy such as exquisite Reypenaer cheeses. During your enlightening tasting, you will personally test and evaluate the aroma, flavor and qualities of five Golden Age cheeses served with red wine, white wine or a red port if you prefer, all under the guidance of a knowledgeable cheese tasterFollowing your one-hour cheese experience, join your guide for the return walk to your motor coach, taking you past the Royal Palace, Dam Square and some of Amsterdam's characteristic canals along the wayOnce aboard your motor coach, enjoy the transfer to your Crystal ship, arriving after approximately 15 minutes.