Discover the history of Bodegraven

60 min – See all the hidden gems and hear the best stories about Bodegraven’s cheesy history.

Did you know, for example, that Bodegraven has a long history? Already before the year 1000, the settlement of Bodelo was mentioned.

Guided Tours

Would you like to know more about the history of Bodegraven? About cheese and the Romans? Ask the guide from Historische Kring Bodegraven (Bodengraven Historical Circle) during your guided tour through the village of Bodegraven. The guide will reveal all the hidden spots in Bodegraven and tell all the best stories about the village. The excursion can be extended with a visit to the Bodegraven Cheese Museum and/or a delicious lunch at Grand Café Everts. Of course, you can always take a walk through the village on your own (without a guide) and discover Bodegraven for yourself. Click here for more information about the village walk and reservations.

On your own

It is also possible to walk the village walk without a guide and discover Bodegraven yourself. Click here for the route (pdf).

Cheese Valley

Cheese Valley, a unique area in the middle of the Groene Hart region. It is made up of four municipalities with special stories and experiences and, above all, it’s the heart and origin of real cheese, Holland’s yellow gold. Listen to the story below.

Check out below what else there is to do in the area.

Discover the history of Bodegraven
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