Say cheese! Welcome to Gouda, the city of cheese in the Netherlands. However Gouda has much more to offer than cheese alone. There are plenty of things to do and discover in this beautiful historic city full of hotspots and passionate people. From The Markt, the central square with its iconic town hall to the beautiful stained-glass windows of the Sint-Jans church and from street food to the first Fairtrade street in the Netherlands, old and new meet and merge in Gouda.
In other words the perfect place to go for a city trip!
Gouda is only 15 km from the Tuin van Epicurus, you can go by bike, it takes around 45 minutes or it´s like 20 minutes by car. Gouda is well worth a visit. Discover Gouda with its historic center full of authentic little shops, medieval streets, fantastic canals, and countless inner courtyards or hofjes. Visit Gouda and try its famous cheese and stroopwafels while having a good time in the welcoming Old Dutch inner city.
750th anniversary of the town of Gouda!
On 19 July 2022 it is 750 years ago that Gouda received its city rights.