Guided tour

Amsterdam: City Walking Tour

Amsterdam: City Walking Tour

From $12.11 per person

Enjoy a walking tour through Amsterdam with your professional guide. Hear about the city’s heritage, see some of the top attractions, and discover some local gems as you learn about the daily life of Amsterdam's residents.

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Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
Spanish, Italian, English, German, French
Small group available
Highlights
  • Explore the historical city center of Amsterdam
  • Enjoy a walking tour with an expert guide
  • Discover the world-famous canals and other landmarks
  • Get tips on how to make the most of your time in the city
Full description
Explore Amsterdam with a local guide who knows all the city’s secrets. During this walking tour, learn about the city’s heritage as you visit popular sites, as well as some local gems along the way. Learn about the history of the city, from its beginnings as a muddy village on the River Amstel to how it became the most important trading city in Europe. Topics covered range from the history of sex work and drug decriminalization in the Netherlands, to the tragedy of Anne Frank’s story and the Nazi occupation. The aim of this unique tour is to give you the perfect introduction to the city. Whether you go on to visit one of Amsterdam’s famous museums or check out the cafés and bars of the Jordaan District, this tour will help you to get your bearings in this often confusing city and allow you to make the most out of your stay.
Includes
  • Live tour guide
    Not suitable for
    • People with mobility impairments
    • Wheelchair users

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    • Passport or ID card
    • Water
    • Weather-appropriate clothing

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    • Luggage or large bags
    • Alcohol and drugs

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    • Tours operate rain or shine.
    Customer reviews

    Overall rating

    4.8 / 5

    based on 179 reviews

    Review summary

    • Guide
      4.9/5
    • Value for money
      4.5/5
    • Service
      4.7/5
    • Organization
      4.8/5
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    January 20, 2020

    Fantastic

    Vanessa was great, she was very friendly, she made the tour fun and interesting. I would recommend doing this tour at the start of the trip to Amsterdam as she shows you some parts of the city which you will want to explore more which you won't find on other tours.

    July 8, 2013

    friendly, informative and really interesting

    I would really recommend a private tour instead of a group because you learn a lot more. Vanessa Barberà was a wonderful tour guide and very knowledgeable of the city. She taught us a lot of interesting things we wouldn't have known otherwise. I would highly recommend booking Vanessa for a tour guide.

    June 30, 2013

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    Product ID: 373215

    VA ID: 392467