Amsterdam tours

Popular Places to Visit on a Tour in Amsterdam

There are various different tours available where you will get to see the highlights of the city, places you will probably visit include:

  • The Old Church
  • The Red Light District
  • The Jewish Quarter
  • Royal Palace
  • The Jordaan District
  • The Anne Frank House
  • The Dutch East India Company
  • The Begijnhof Convent
  • Masterpieces of Dutch Art
  • The Widest Bridge and Narrowest House



Red Light District Tours

Fancy visting the world famous red light distict but don't feel safe to do so? Or would you like more information on this area? Explore one of the Netherlands most controvserial neighbourgoods, see coffeeshops, sex theatres and clubs. Most tours last a couple of hours but shorter and longer tours can be arranged.

  • Elite Streets
  • Newmarket
  • S&M Specialist
  • Sex Shop
  • The Condomerie
  • The Old Church
  • The Prostitution Information Center
  • Video Cabins
  • Warmoestraat



Amsterdam Bike Tours

  • De Gooyer Windmill
  • de Melkweg
  • Heineken Brewery
  • Magere Brug
  • Rijksmuseum
  • NEMO – Science Center
  • VOC Ship
  • Artis Zoo
  • Oosterpark
  • The House of Bols
  • Leidseplein
  • The East Harbor
  • de Pijp – Trendy Nightlife Area
  • West Indies Trading Compnay
  • Theo van Gogh Memorial
  • House of Peter the Great
  • De Muiderpoort Arch
  • Van Gogh Museum



Alternative Amsterdam City Tours

If you would like to see a different side of Amsterdam then there are various alternative city tours which are perfect if you have already seen the main sights, or would just like to get off the tourist trail



Amsterdam Boat Tours

A popular option which you might not have thought about is booking a boat tour of Amsterdam, you can see a lot by a river boat including:



Private Tours of Amsterdam

There are various companies and individuals offering private tours of Amsterdam. Joining a tours with a personal tour guide is a great way to learn more about Amsterdam and also get all your questions answered. Usually you can choose where to start, finish and places to visit inbetween, or you can also be flexible and leave this up to the guide. Some companies have set itineraries or if you have a specific interest then this can be incorportated into a tour too. 



Free Tours in Amsterdam

Some companies and also tour guides offer free tours of Amsterdam which usually last around 2-3 hours. Shorter and longer tours are also available. Don't be put off the by the free part of the title, these tours can be really good and they are very popular. The only catch is they are not usually totally free, usually you will be required (or suggested) to give a donation at the end of the tour to support the local guide. If you are not happy with the tour, or you are really on a budget then you can just walk away without paying though. If you are not planning to book ahead on the internet be sure to get to the meeting point early, we recommend around 10-15 minutes in advance so you can find your guide and group.

Recommended Companies to Book a Free Amsterdam Day Tour Include:

  • Sandemans New England Tours one of the biggest walking tour companies in the world.



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