Walking in Gouda – the cheese city

Various distances – Explore Gouda on foot, either on your own or with a guide.

Walking through the city by yourself

Explore Gouda on foot, all sights are within walking distance of each other. Wander through the small picturesque streets, discover interesting museums or stroll through one of the most beautiful market squares in Europe. When you walk around the long Sint-Janskerk, you imagine yourself back in the Middle Ages.

View the different walks here.

Walking tour with the Gouda Guides Guild

The Gouda Guides Guild organises individual walking tours during the GOUDA CHEESE MARKET, as well as diverse themed walks throughout the year. You will get to know more about Gouda’s historic town centre. Along the way, your guide will treat you to some surprising facts and good stories about famous and not- so-famous residents from Gouda’s past. Visit the website to find out about the various walking tours.

Read more about the Goudse Gidsen Gilde (GGG) and the various walks here.

City walks Gouda

Since 2015, Stadswandelingen Gouda has been active in Gouda with the tour of guests visiting our beautiful historic city. Our enthusiastic team of guides has followed the training for Goudologist and successfully completed it. They would like to share this knowledge of the rich Gouda history with you and do so on the basis of history with a wink, and funny anecdotes. This makes the walk an interesting and relaxing tour of our beautiful city. You can choose from different walks with each with a different item. We regularly supplement our knowledge about the city. After all, 1,000 years of Gouda isn’t nothing.

Read more about the different walks here.

Walking in the area

With an extensive hiking network, there is a lot to discover in Gouda and the surrounding area!

View the different walks here.

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.

Walking in Gouda – the cheese city
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