Welcome to the Simonehoeve

Our cheese farm and clog factory near Volendam

De Simonehoeve is a traditional cheese farm and clog factory located near Volendam.

Come and visit us 365 days a year for a free guided tour and discover how cheese and clogs are made! In the shop you can have a go at walking on clogs, and taste the delicious cheeses. It is not necessary to make a reservation. We invite you to come and see how we make cheese and carve Dutch clogs the modern and traditional way. In the shop we can engrave wooden shoes for you with a name and/or decoration. You can also try on some clogs and taste our Gouda and Edam cheeses. From smoked cheese and nettle cheese to romantic garlic cheese, there are many flavours to discover.

A free guided tour is always possible during our opening hours, it is not necessary to make a reservation. For large groups, it is however advisable to make a reservation for a guided tour. Please contact us for more information.

But, there is more! Besides free tours, the Simonehoeve also offers lunches, dinners and workshops. Are you looking for a nice day out with your family, friends or for your travel organisation? Then you have come to the right place.

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Route & Contact

Address and contact

Opening hours

We are open 7 days a week throughout the year.

April - October

mon-sun 08:30 - 18:00

November - March

mon-sat 09:00 - 17:00
sun 10:00 - 17:00

Upon request, deviating from opening hours is a possibility. Please contact us for more information.

Accessibility / How to get here?

The Simonehoeve (except the main restaurant on the first floor) is wheelchair accessible.

By car / touringcar

To the right, you can see the exact location of the farm on the map. There is plenty free parking space for cars, motorhomes and coaches.

By public transport

From (amongst others) Amsterdam, Volendam and Hoorn you can reach the Simonehoeve by bus. The bus stop Hotel Volendam is located only a few tens of meters away. Please use the travel planner for a custom travel advise from your location.

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