Amsterdam: 1.25-Hour Canal Cruise to Jordaan
- Skip the line
- Duration: 75 minutes
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.
Start your Amsterdam tour by jumping on board a bicycle and traveling like the locals do. On this quirky Amsterdam bike tour you will use the city’s most beloved form of transportation and hear stories and tales from the city’s past and present. You’ll feel like a true Amsterdammer in no time. Weave your way through Amsterdam’s history by starting downtown. See all the major highlights as you learn about Amsterdam's rich history. Cycle over bridges, along idyllic canals, and into hidden courtyards. You will have plenty of opportunities to stop and photograph the picturesque city. At each stop your guide will tell you about the history of the sites that you’re visiting and also about Amsterdam's culture.
Amsterdam is a world-class cycling city and there’s no better way to explore it than on a bike tour. Ride with the first company in Amsterdam to offer guided bicycle tours, accompanied by friendly guides that will show you authentic Amsterdam on a detailed tour of the city. See some of the major sites as you learn about the rich history of Amsterdam. You will visit the harbor, cycling through a maze of idyllic canals and into hidden courtyards where you will have plenty of opportunities to photograph the picturesque city. In addition, you will get to explore the various diverse neighborhoods of Amsterdam, riding through the Jordan Quarter where you will pass Rembrandt’s house, continuing on to the Rijksmuseum, a state museum dedicated to art and history and exploring the infamous Red Light District, where you can experience Amsterdam’s underground culture.
Our guide, David was terrific! We got to see a lot of the city. I would recommend this for sure.
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If you have already sailed the waters of Amsterdam or not, no matter. Now you have the opportunity to take an alternative route, from a local guide who is also passionate about it. You will learn more and take great photos from a very close distance and the captain will take care of it.
Despite it being a cold, sometimes damp day, Harry provided a very interesting and informative tour which whilst we were cold we did not want to cut short because it was so enjoyable. He did kindly take us to a great cafe for a warm drink during the tour, which was very welcome!
The guide spoke our language (portuguese ) that waa good because my wife does not speak english and got on time. Frédéric showed us amsterdam The way their citizens knows it. It was very interesting. We loved it. The boat trip at The end was amanzing too.
It was very impressive to sail through Amsterdam. Very nice captain. Was all alone on board and still the trip took place. I thought it was great.
It was our first time in Amsterdam. Our guide was prompt, extremely informative, and took us on s fantastic tour of the city