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De Simonehoeve

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Pleasantly surprised! Really cool experience.

We went here as part of a tour. After a nice chat about how cheese is made, we were then showed how... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tarpon Springs, Florida
Nice Cheese Farm and Clog Factory

We have visited De Somonehoeve during our visit in Amsterdam. It is a nice place where you can... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2018
Hong Kong, China
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“wooden shoes”(9 reviews)
“cheese making”(11 reviews)
“clog making”(11 reviews)
The Simonehoeve is a traditional cheesefarm and clog factory. We invite you to come and take a look at how cheeses and clogs are made. Of course you can try on some clogs and try and buy cheese in our shop. But we are more than that…
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Wagenweg 2, 1145 PW Katwoude, The Netherlands
+31 299 365 828
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here as part of a tour. After a nice chat about how cheese is made, we were then showed how clogs are made both by hand, then by machine. The clog maker here is one of only 27 people who can still make...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tomwQ2809SM
Reviewed 24 October 2018

We have visited De Somonehoeve during our visit in Amsterdam. It is a nice place where you can learn how to make Dutch clogs and how to identify different cheese. Demonstration on clog making is very interesting and by the end of the visit there,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The simone hoeve is a family run farm and a top place to taste and take home a good variety of cheese, all home made with milk from their own cows. Before the tasting the staff will show you how the cheese is made and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Monique F
Reviewed 3 October 2018

The Simonehoeve has stolen our hearts! Our group from America booked a cheese tasting and clog making tour in the Simonehoeve. It was a great experience and we had the best time ever! The staff was super friendly and the guided tour was entertaining and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ColourfullTulip
Reviewed 26 July 2018

We stayed in the hotel next door and popped in for a look. You can seem demos and learn about cheese and wooden shoes - interesting and informative. Lots to buy - but free to browse and no pressure.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank CandCEdinburgh
Reviewed 12 June 2018

We came across this as we were staying in the hotel next door and thought we would check it out. It was neat to see and hear how they made the cheese but especially to see the gentleman make clogs from blocks of wood! They...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LT6225
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We happened to have stayed on the hotel across the road so popped in for a visit. The staff gives tours around and explain how the famous cheese is made, as well as the cloggs. At the end there is a shop where you can...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

A great opening session introducing Edam and Grueyere cheese making by a very enthusiastic lady followed by an equally informative clog making workshop session which opened many of our parties eyes to the techniques used. The clog shop was delightful and very reasonably priced and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan P
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I were visiting from the US with a friend who lives in Holland. Our friend has been here with other visitors 3 times now and had great experiences each time. We had a great time here, it was a beautiful location not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank christophergC3367ZE
Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

We took our kids to do the shoe painting workshop because we have a very artsy family, and although we enjoyed painting the shoes, I was disappointed that there was almost no explanation or talk given. The lady was friendly, but she basically gave us...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LauraH4777
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