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Amsterdam: Evening Canal Cruise

Amsterdam: Evening Canal Cruise

Discover the unique beauty of Amsterdam at night on an evening cruise. Admire the lights, bridges, and canal houses and see a new side of the city. Board your cruise and begin your tour. Watch the stately 17th-century warehouses of the Dutch capital glide by. Admire the hundreds of bridges and iconic buildings alongside the canals as you cruise through the city and marvel at the illuminated Skinny Bridge. Enjoy the beautiful views and listen to an audio guide with information about the city. See the best Amsterdam has to offer and immerse yourself in the city at night while enjoying the charm of a cruise with a family-run business. Experience a different atmosphere in the city under the night sky. Add a snack box to your booking and enjoy some snacks and drinks as you cruise. Nibble on chips, popcorn, stroopwafels, and salted peanuts with a soft drink, beer, or glass of wine as you sail through Amsterdam's canals.

Amsterdam: Guided Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Guided Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

Discover the sights of central Amsterdam with an expert guide riding by your side. You’ll learn about the city’s culture, see important historical sites, and famous hotspots as well as lesser-known local favorites.  Start your journey near the central station, pass the impressive A’DAM Tower, and ride over to the Western Islands, which are filled with charming drawbridges, old warehouses, and chic artists' studios.  Continue along the Brouwersgracht Canal and visit the trendy Jordaan and 9 Street districts flanked by indie boutiques, cozy cafes, and hip eateries. As you ride deeper into the city center, you will enter the Grachtengordel neighborhood and zoom past the Westerkerk (Western Church) and the historic Anne Frank House.  Feel the buzz of music and street performers around Leidseplein Square, a busy theater district with a buzzing nightlife.  After so much excitement, enjoy a pleasant break in the Vondelpark, the largest park in Amsterdam and the most famous park in the Netherlands. Feeling recharged, circle the Museum Quarter and ride through the narrow streets of the Bohemian-influenced De Pijp neighborhood.  Cross the iconic Magere Brug (skinny bridge), a wooden drawbridge over the River Amstel, and arrive at the famed Artis Zoo leading into the Maritime Quarter.  Admire the impressive replica of a 17th-century Dutch East Indian Company ship at the Salt Harbour, before returning to back where your bike journey began.

Amsterdam: City Card with Free Entrance & Public Transport

Amsterdam: City Card with Free Entrance & Public Transport

Make the most of your time in Amsterdam with an I amsterdam City Card, and enjoy free entrance to many of the city's top museums and attractions, including the Rijksmuseum, A'DAM LOOKOUT, H'ART Museum, Moco Museum, and Rembrandt House Museum. Benefit from discounted entry to other attractions, such as Heineken Experience, Johan Cruijff Arena, and Amsterdam Dungeon. Valid for 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours from first use, unlimited access to the city's public transportation system for the duration of your card allows you to get around quickly. Enjoy one free canal cruise from several canal cruise companies at many locations in Amsterdam and 24-hour free bicycle rental. Complete listing offers included in the I amsterdam City Card Free admission to the following museums/attractions (timeslot booking may be required): • A'DAM LOOKOUT • Allard Pierson Museum Amsterdam • Amsterdam Museum • Amsterdam Pipe Museum • Amsterdam Tulip Museum • Architectuur Centrum Amsterdam • ARTIS Royal Zoo • ARTIS Micropia • ARTIS Groote Museum • Cobra Museum Amstelveen • Diamond Museum • Self guided Foodie Tours • Embassy of the Free Mind • EYE Filmmuseum • Foam - Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam • Fun Forest • Gassan Diamonds • Geelvinck Pianola Museum • Grachtenmuseum - Museum of the Canals • H'ART Amsterdam • Hortus Botanicus - Botanical Garden • Huis Marseille - Museum for Photography • Jewish Cultural Quarter - Portuguese Synagogue • Jewish Museum - Jewish Cultural Quarter • Luther Museum • Moco Museum • Molen van Sloten & Kuiperijmuseum • Museum de Dageraad • Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder • Museum Het Rembrandthuis • Museum Het Schip • Museum Tot Zover • Museum Van Loon • Museum Willet-Holthuysen • De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam • Outsider Art Museum • Oude Kerk • Rijksmuseum • Het Scheepvaartmuseum - The National Maritime Museum • Science Center NEMO • The Studio NEMO • Stadsarchief Amsterdam - City Archives • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam • THIS IS HOLLAND • Wereldmuseum • Verzetsmuseum - Dutch Resistance Museum • Woonbootmuseum - Houseboat Museum In Haarlem: • Frans Hals Museum • Teylers Museum • Verwey Museum In Volendam/Marken: • Rederij Volendam Marken (ferry) • Volendams Museum In Enkhuizen: • Zuiderzee Museum In Zaanse Schans e.g.: • Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience • Kuiperij Tiemstra (Coopery) • Wevershuis- The Weaver’s House • Mills 25% Discount: Music & Stage • Bimhuis – Jazz • Boom Chicago - English improvisation comedy theatre • Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ - Contemporary music & classical music • Nationale Opera & Ballet - Dutch National Opera & Ballet 25% Discount Attractions e.g. • The Amsterdam Dungeon • Johan Cruijff ArenA Stadium Tours • Fabrique des Lumieres • Heineken experience • House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (18+) • NXT Museum • Our House • Rembrandts Amsterdam • STRAAT museum 25% discount at Transport & Rentals

Amsterdam: All-Inclusive Pass with 40+ Things To Do

Amsterdam: All-Inclusive Pass with 40+ Things To Do

Save up to 50%* at top Amsterdam attractions with Go City, and pay nothing at the gate. This handy 1, 2, 3 or 5-day pass gets you direct access to Amsterdam's best attractions, tours and activities. Visit the Moco Museum (Bansky & more), discover world-famous collections of historic art at the Rijksmuseum, visit the brewing home of Heineken, and admire the city from the canals on a sightseeing cruise. Easily display your pass on your phone and use the included Go City app to help you plan your itinerary and make reservations when necessary. There is something for everyone with over 40 attractions and tours. Attractions/Activities included with your Amsterdam All-Inclusive Pass: • Heineken Experience (R) • Moco Museum • A'DAM Lookout • Rijksmuseum (R) • Houseboat Museum • This Is Holland (R) • Our House Experience • Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience • Tour de BonTon • Royal Experience - Royal Coster Diamonds (R) • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam • The Amsterdam Dungeon • Amsterdam Light Festival Cruise (1 Dec - 21 Jan | (R)) • Amsterdam Canal Cruise • The Life of Anne Frank & Neighbourhood Tour • 1-hour pedal boat • MacBike bike rental • Diamond Museum Amsterdam • Amsterdam Pipe Museum • House of Bols cocktail experience • Amsterdam Tulip Museum • Boom Chicago • AMAZE Amsterdam – a new immersive experience by ID&T • Rembrandthius Experience • Ferry to Muiderslot Castle (April to October) • Muiderslot Castle • Zaanse Schans Tour (R) • Volendam, Edam, and Windmills Tour (R) • Rotterdam, Delft, and The Hague Tour (R) • National Maritime Museum • Amsterdam Uncovered - Guided Walking Tour (R) • Self guided Foodie Tour of Jordaan (R) • Keukenhof Entry plus Shuttle Bus (Seasonal) (R) (R) Reservations required *Savings based on sample itineraries on the Go City website.

Amsterdam: Light Festival All-Inclusive Canal Cruise

Amsterdam: Light Festival All-Inclusive Canal Cruise

Marvel at Amsterdam at night on a canal cruise that explores the city's annual Amsterdam Light Festival. Board a 100% electric boat and witness the city's illuminated bridges and lights as you travel. Enjoy complimentary Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Heineken beer, and Coca Cola, Fanta, Sprite and more throughout the cruise. Head to the meeting point and step aboard the electric luxury boat. Head to the bar to grab a complimentary wine, beer, or soft drink, or choose to enjoy a warming glass of mulled wine. As you journey along the city's famous canals, admire the dazzling display of lights. Enjoy the open-air exhibition that celebrates the darker months by transforming Amsterdam's canals into a unique canvas for light art with a total of 24 artistic creations. Cruise along a special Light Festival route to see illuminated bridges and light art, all centered around the theme of artificial intelligence and digital technology. At the end of your tour, return to your original departure point and feel free to continue enjoying the festival on foot.

Amsterdam: 1.5-Hour Guided Canal Cruise with Drinks & Snacks

Amsterdam: 1.5-Hour Guided Canal Cruise with Drinks & Snacks

Experience Amsterdam from a different perspective with an all-inclusive, sightseeing open boat tour with a local guide. Enjoy some typical Dutch bites (Not lunch or dinner worthy) with drinks as you cruise past the most famous highlights. Listen to live commentary as you drift by the Royal Theater and other iconic city attractions. Make your way to the dock just outside the Rijksmuseum or Central Station and meet your guide and group for the cruise. Make sure the team is wearing pink shirts and not Orange (that is a different company) Set sail from the shore and cruise into the canals of Amsterdam as you help yourself to snacks with cookies and sweets and drinks including beer, wine, and sodas. Learn a bit about the city as you enjoy the views. Beware this is a historical cruise, not a boozecruise! So not suitable for bachelor or Hen parties! The captain of the boat will be wearing Pink. If the captain is not wearing pink, you are on the wrong boat. Please make sure you check before you enter the boat.

Amsterdam: Canal Cruise in German with Unlimited Drinks

Amsterdam: Canal Cruise in German with Unlimited Drinks

If you're looking for the most special and authentic experience of your Amsterdam trip, you came to the right spot! A canal cruise is the must-do, as you see the city from a unique and beautiful perspective: by boat. Even better: our boat cruises enable you to listen to all facts and stories in your mother language, German, so that you don't miss out on any information. Enjoy a full hour of unlimited drinks while you explore Amsterdams rich history, dive into its cultural characteristics and enjoy the engaging stories of your German guide on board. All our guides are native speakers and ready to answer any burning questions you may have about the city. How did Amsterdam become one of the richest cities in history? What's the meaning of the xxx you see everywhere? How could coffeeshops become as popular as they are today? Whether you are after rich historic facts or you prefer to just sit back, relax and explore some Dutch culture: our canal cruise combines the best of both worlds. We don't believe in one size fits all. Our small boats ensure a cosy feeling on board and you get the chance to interact with the other passengers on board, as well as with your guide. Pass 17th-century houses, picturesque bridges (including Amsterdams famous "Seven bridges"), the classic canals and several key sights that give you a great impression of Amsterdam’s vibe. Of course, sustainability matters to us too! Therefore, all boats are equipped with an electric motor, which allows for a quiet and environmentally friendly journey.

Amsterdam: Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

Amsterdam: Canal Cruise with Audio Guide

Step aboard the city's finest cruise just by the Anne Frank House. At our café: Smidtje Canal Café Dialoog you get to start your cruise experience exclusively, with the option to consume drinks and snacks upon departure or after the cruise. In 75 minutes, you get to discover Amsterdam from the comfort of your seat. Cruise amongst others past the Nine Streets, Herengracht, Skinny Bridge, Maritime Museum, Central Station, the old neighborhood Jordaan and the IJ river. From our photo deck you get to capture the most stunning photos. Our skippers have true Amsterdam DNA, and have been cruising the canals for years. They know all the facts about Amsterdam and guide you through this experience in a personal manner. Feel free to ask them anything about the beautiful city of Amsterdam!  Do you prefer to listen to the most intriguing tales about Amsterdam in your language? We have got you! At Amsterdam Circle Line, we offer audioguides in 7 languages (English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese) for an optimal experience. All our boats are covered, heated and in dispose of a toilet for your comfort. During summer, you can enjoy the sun from our exterior photodeck in the back of the boat. Therefore, you get to enjoy our canal cruise all year round! 

Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise with Live Commentary

Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise with Live Commentary

Hop on board an electric canal boat and encounter the artworks of the Amsterdam Light Festival up close. We're the official partner of the Amsterdam Light Festival. See the city from the water as you enjoy live commentary or browse through a brochure to learn all about the artworks, artists, and themes. Audio guide in 3 languages is also available (English, German and Dutch). Head out through the IJ and toward the lights on the City. Pass by the sights like the Nemo and the fully restored Maritime Museum. We sail through the canals of Amsterdam to see the various art works Admire the 20 artworks of light that are stationed on the way, both in and around the city’s canals. Discover the story behind each work of art, as you listen to live commentary from your local skipper. Alternatively, read an informative brochure provided onboard. Marvel at Amsterdam’s iconic winter cityscape including many bridges and historic buildings illuminated. Buy hot and cold drinks available or indulge in a delicious stroopwafel (waffle cookies).

Amsterdam: Luxury Cheese & Wine Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

Amsterdam: Luxury Cheese & Wine Cruise with Unlimited Drinks

Indulge in luxury on a historic vessel that has been around for nearly a century and cruise through Amsterdam's waterways. Start in the heart of the city, just five minutes from Dam Square. Pass highlights such as the Skinny Bridge, Dutch East India Ship, seven bridges, and Dancing Houses. Sip on a selection of red and white wines and other unlimited drinks including beer and sodas. Savor a Dutch cheese platter featuring three distinct varieties of regional cheeses – fresh, matured, and truffle-infused cheese. Listen to your host’s enchanting stories of the rich history and culture of Amsterdam, adding depth to the magical sights of Amsterdam. Sit back, relax, taste, and fall in love with Amsterdam while the boat takes you back to the starting point.

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