On this customizable private 3-hour walking tour of Amsterdam, see its highlights from a local perspective. Stroll through lively neighborhoods, admire the unique architecture and go shopping at a local street market before finishing with a canal cruise.
What to Expect
Your morning or afternoon in Amsterdam will start at your hotel or if you travel to Amsterdam from elsewhere at a central point in the city. Set off at a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town and it’s original highlights.
Your guide will take you to some of the city’s most important highlights such as Dam Square, where you can see the royal palace and national monument to commemorate all Dutch war victims. Walk past the West Church, the most important church of the city just around the corner from Anne Frank’s House. Explore the museum area with the Rijksmuseum and van Gogh museum.
In addition to all the sights, your personal Amsterdam guide will reveal the city’s unique character, teach you local history and culture, and give you insider’s tips about great local restaurants, shops, attractions, activities, public transport and more.
Finally step aboard a glass roofed canal boat and experience the city from water level. This cruise passes many of Amsterdam’s famous attractions. Canal houses from the Golden Age, the Stopera and a part of the harbor: the canal cruise takes you past all of these sights. Canal cruises are the ultimate way of getting to know the city and you’ll find out just why the canals of Amsterdam have been given World Heritage status by UNESCO.
- Private tour in chosen language
- Experienced, knowledgeable and friendly guide
- 60-minute canal cruise
- All local taxes
The National Monument at Damsquare (until 28 Feb 2017) or Gray Line Shop, Prins Hendrikkade 47, Amsterdam, across from the Central Station next to Victoria Hotel (from 1 March 2017)
Know Before You Go
This tour involves approximately 5 kilometers or 3 miles of walking.
It is recommended to wear comfortable shoes and clothing and not to bring any heavy bags.
14 days – 8 days before start of service: 50% of applicable rate.
7 days – 72 hours before start of service: 75% of the applicable rate.
72 hours before start of service: full rate.