The Edam cheese market is a very touristy affair indeed. The town is actually very close to Amsterdam…
These five Amsterdam cheese shops are fantastic indeed.
This map highlights five great local cheese shops in Amsterdam. It won’t be the end of the world if you stumble into a tourist cheese shop. But at the same time, with this local info they’re also easy to avoid.
The Alkmaar Cheese Market is quite famous. However, you should know that it is a re-enactment of an old market. It’s quite hokey.