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  • Amsterdam: Small-Group Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

    1. Amsterdam: Small-Group Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

    Discover the sights of central Amsterdam on a 3-hour bike tour. With an expert guide riding by your side, you’ll learn about the city’s culture, see important historical sites, and famous hotspot 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 mu...

    Discovering the city with bikes was really nice. We did not get tired at all. Our guide was a very friendly and cute woman. I am suggesting to everyone.

  • Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour with Pickup

    2. Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour with Pickup

    Discover historical Amsterdam on a private walking tour to explore the sights. After your pickup, let your friendly guide describe more than 800 years of Amsterdam’s history and culture to you — from its humble beginnings on the River Amstel to the glorious Golden Age. Stroll around the world famous 17th-century Canal Belt, designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010, and formed by draining swampland to create a canal network of concentric arcs. Walk the banks of the canals, pausing at places of interest, such as outside the Anne Frank House and other Amsterdam highlights.

  • Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

    3. Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

    Enjoy a private walking tour of Amsterdam with your own personal guide, and stroll through the medieval center to see parts of the old city wall. Continue along the famous canals to explore Chinatown, the former Jewish District, and the infamous Red Light District. Learn how Amsterdam was built on a reclaimed swamp, when the land was buried in mud and the harbor was almost inaccessible. Connection with the North Sea was not realised until the 19th century, but Amsterdam had already became one of the most important cities in the world. As you stroll, you will learn about its position as a major science and cultural center, and discover how in 1650 its population of 220,000 inhabitants made it the 3rd largest city in Europe. Your guide will explain key aspects of Amsterdam’s story, passing sights such as the 17th-century Oostindisch Huis, the Amsterdam headquarters of the East India Com...

  • Amsterdam: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

    4. Amsterdam: Private Half-Day Walking Tour

    Discover Amsterdam on this half-day walking tour with a private guide. Meet your private tour guide at your hotel or at the Amsterdam Central Station. Start off with the Red Light District, explore the atmospheric streets and learn about the coffee shop culture, prostitution, political issues, and history. Walk through the narrowest street of Amsterdam, see the first coffee shop in the world and the first condom shop in the world! Next, head to the famous Jordaan district, a former working class area with a rich history. It is now home to sights like the Anne Frank House and West Church. Learn about Anne Frank and wander through the Jordaan district with your tour private tour guide.  Continue to the area of the Rembrandplein and Leidseplein. Experience the lively area and here you can take a relaxing break and purchase some drinks and food. After the break we walk through the largest ...

  • Amsterdam: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

    5. Amsterdam: Highlights & Hidden Gems Private Walking Tour

    Get an authentic experience of Amsterdam on a personalized tour of the city center with a local guide. Marvel at the city's history, culture, and fantastic food scene as you're led down its liveliest streets and those off the well-trodden tourist trail. You'll be paired with guides that are passionate about the place they call home and who choose to spend their free time sharing it with like-minded travelers matched to them. Meet your local guide in the heart of Amsterdam at the National Monument, and see iconic landmarks like the 400-year-old Westerkerk and Dam Square. Pass by the iconic venues that put Amsterdam on the map, like the Anne Frank House, and experience the city's food culture at the Old Amsterdam Cheese Store, as well as the quaint cafes and restaurants lining the ultra-trendy Jordaan district. Explore De 9 Straatjes, Jordaan’s adjacent micro-neighborhood that connects ...

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What people are saying about The Jordaan

It was a very nice experience! The guide was very helpful and shared a lots of information during the tour. With bikes it is much more to see than from a boat-canal trip. There are parts of Amsterdam that you will never see if you do not take a bike-tour!

Great bike tour through Amsterdam. The guide was very nice and brought us closer to the history of the city in a very personable and funny way. This tour is highly recommended. It was really great !!

Discovering the city with bikes was really nice. We did not get tired at all. Our guide was a very friendly and cute woman. I am suggesting to everyone.

David was great- very welcoming and made me feel at ease with the big city. Great stories go tell, and suggestions of yum food places to try.

Thank you for the experience. It was a great 3 hour ride! It was very fun and everyone was waiting if you're falling behind.