De Simonehoeve Kaas en Klompen (cheese farm and clogs factory De Simonehoeve), Katwoude/Volendam
Cheesefarm and clogs factory De Simonehoeve next to Hotel Volendam, on the right-hand side of the road to Volendam. The entrance and the guided tour with demonstrations and tasting of cheeses, wine, and biscuits are all free of charge. The family Klomp and their staff are ready to receive you in the traditional Volendam costumes on every day throughout the year. In the wooden shoe factory they explain and show you how to make the clogs on the traditional way by hand and the modern way by machine. After the explanation you can try the shoes on. Here you will find Smoked cheese, Blank clogs, Delft Blue, Delft Colored, Edammer Cheese red or yellow, Goatmilk cheese, Gouda cheese, Tulips clogs..etc. You can also taste and if you wish- buy cheese in several varieties. And because cheese and wine belong together there is a glass of delicious Dutch fruit-wine for everyone. Except cheeses and wooden shoes they also have souvenirs, including hand painted Delft Blue Pottery, drink or eat something in restaurant. The nearest campsites with facilities are Camping Strandbad Edam and RP Holiday Park Marinapark Volendam.
7 days a week throughout the year: April till August 8 AM till 8 PM, September till March 8 AM till 6 PM
Location and Contact
Attn. Isabella Klomp or Harry Tol
1145 PW Katwoude/Volendam
Tel. +31 299 36 58 28
Fax +31 299 36 15 83
Mobile phone Isabella +31 6 169 227 30
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