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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: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Amsterdam: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Discover Amsterdam with a small family company on a guided bike ride. Bike at an easy, relaxing pace and see the 17th-century houses and buildings, stand on the iconic Skinny Bridge, and learn about Amsterdam. See all the major highlights as you learn about Amsterdam's rich history and cycle through a maze of idyllic canals. 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. Continue to the Rijksmuseum, a state museum dedicated to art and history, and stand on the legendary Skinny Bridge.

Amsterdam: Hidden Gems & Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Amsterdam: Hidden Gems & Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Experience Amsterdam like a local with a bike tour on the city's well-maintained bike paths. Ride through the Jordaan area, Vondelpark, and reach the stunning Museum Square (Museumplein). Meet your guide to collect your bikes, and head off to find some of the city’s hidden gems. Start with the popular Jordaan area, riding the safe backstreets to cross over canals. Go to courtyards and churches that are often missed by tourists. Listen as your guide shares with you the origin and history of each site along the way. End your tour of the Jordaan area at Anne Frank’s House and learn about one of Amsterdam’s most famous and heroic former residents. Enjoy a relaxing break at a charming café where you can purchase something to eat and drink. Cycle to Vondelpark and cruise through Amsterdam’s favorite urban oasis. Head to Museum Square (Museumplein) to learn about the city’s most popular cultural attractions, such as the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, and Concertgebouw. Return to the meeting point at the end of your tour. 

Amsterdam: Guided City Bike Tour in French

Amsterdam: Guided City Bike Tour in French

Discover the canals of Amsterdam, the secrets of Dutch architecture, one-of-a-kind locations, the wealth of the Dutch Golden Age, and some other very well-kept secrets. The guide will stop throughout the visit to give you more information about the key locations and historical buildings of Amsterdam. This will give you plenty of time to capture these amazing sights with your cameras! We will show you the hidden places where tourists wouldn't come alone! Cycle through the Jordaan, or along Anne Frank's house, Vondelpark, historical buildings, and other less famous places that will make you feel like an Amsterdammer in only 2 hours and a half. If you want more information for groups, schools or businessgroupes please contact us. We keep our groups strictly on 12 persons maximum per guide. Which is not the case with other companies. Our french guides Pierre, Marcel, George, Marie and Paul will be honored to meet you in our tour! We wiill be happy to see you at our visit very soon!

Amsterdam: City Highlights Bike Tour with Optional Cruise

Amsterdam: City Highlights Bike Tour with Optional Cruise

Discover Amsterdam like a true local and explore the city on a leisurely bike tour. Join your guide who will give expert insight into hidden curiosities of the city, as well as fun facts about notable landmarks such as Museumplein, the Heineken Experience, and Centraal Station. Meet your guide in the heart of the city and set off cycling alongside Amsterdam's iconic canals. Discover more about the history of the city as you stop by some of the key points of interest including the Singel Canal, bustling Centraal Station, the Rijksmuseum, and the Van Gogh Museum. Get away from the hordes of crowds of the downtown areas and ride through the trendy local neighborhoods of Jordaan and De Pijp. Enjoy several stops along the way to discover local secrets away from the usual tourist attractions. Pause at some of the most picturesque locations in the city including the Windmill de Gooyer, Hortus Botanicus, and the Skinny Bridge that crosses the River Amstel. Throughout the tour your guide can also provide the top local recommendations to make the most of your stay in the city. If you want to see more of Amsterdam's beautiful waterways, choose to include a 1-hour canal cruise after your bike tour has finished. Sit back and relax as you admire historic canal houses and cute bridges amidst the gentle sound of boats navigating the waters.

Amsterdam: Mike's City Bike Tour, The Highlights

Amsterdam: Mike's City Bike Tour, The Highlights

Experience Amsterdam like a true local on Dutch grandma bikes on the highest rated bike tour in Amsterdam. Follow a professional local guide as they lead you through the charming canals and historic streets of the city, unveiling hidden gems and iconic landmarks along the way. During this approximately 2.5-hour tour, explore Amsterdam's highlights, including canals, drawbridges, the Anne Frank House, Rijksmuseum, and a lot more. Learn about the city's rich history and vibrant culture through entertaining stories and insights shared by your knowledgeable guide. Guides are friendly, knowledgeable, and prioritize your safety while ensuring an enjoyable biking experience, rain or shine. At Mike’s Tours, we believe in providing unique and authentic experiences. That's why guides are encouraged to share their personal perspectives and passions, offering you a genuine and memorable tour of Amsterdam. Each tour is unique, reflecting the guide's individual experiences and insights, providing you with a truly immersive exploration of the city and its culture.

Amsterdam: 2.5-Hour Bike Tour

Amsterdam: 2.5-Hour Bike Tour

Learn the history of Amsterdam on a comprehensive, 2.5-hour guided bike tour, perfect for people of all ages, no matter how fit they are. Benefit from the services of a guide who will make sure that the whole group can keep up at all times. Enjoy a free cup of coffee at the local tour operator's bike shop as you adjust your bikes before setting off. Get an introduction to the city and how it came into existence on Dam Square. Then, pedal off and explore the historic city center like a local. Cycle to all the highlights, such as the magnificent Bloemenmarkt - the world's only floating flower market. Pedal the leafy lanes of the Vondelpark, where locals go to relax at the open-air theater and on the grassy lawns.

Amsterdam: Highlights and Hidden Gems Bike Tour

Amsterdam: Highlights and Hidden Gems Bike Tour

Amsterdam is a world-class cycling city and there’s no better way to explore it than on a bike tour. Ride with the most fun and most experienced tour company of Amsterdam: Yellow Bike. You will be accompanied by a friendly local guide who shows you authentic Amsterdam on a easy-to-ride bike. Expect both remarkable historic stories and fun insights in recent developments in the city. 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 sights of Amsterdam, riding over the Canals, through the trendy Jordan Quarter, passing Rembrandt’s house, Anne Frank's house and hidden picturesque neighbourhoods.

Amsterdam: Private Canal Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

Amsterdam: Private Canal Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

Join the best experience of Amsterdam with your group. Discover the famous canals of Amsterdam with this private boat tour. The Local skipper/guide will let you see the hotspots of Amsterdam. See the beautifull canals, Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark, Leidseplein, Amstel River, skinny bridge, Hermitage and many more.. This canal cruise is private for 1,5 hours and to make the cruise complete, it is inclusive beer, wine, soda and typical Dutch bitterballen (vegan option). Don't miss the boat! The cruise is on a cozy boat and the local skipper will tell you the best stories.

Amsterdam: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Van Gogh Museum Access

Amsterdam: Hop-on Hop-off Bus Tour & Van Gogh Museum Access

Discover the best of Amsterdam and learn how it became the cultural capital of the Netherlands on a hop-on hop-off tour by air-conditioned coach.  With your 24-hour ticket, you’ll see many of the monuments of Amsterdam’s historic center, one of the largest in Europe. Travel down the picturesque streets of the Canal Belt, admiring the slender merchant houses of the Golden Age and the pretty barge houses of the modern-day.  Pass by many of Amsterdam’s main attractions, including Spui, the Windmill, Museumplein, Westerkerk and the Anne Frank House. Enjoy panoramic views from a bus that features a glass roof and audio commentary in 16 languages.  Red Line - Some stops only operate during the summer season: Stop 1 - Central Station (in front of LOVERS Canal Cruises) Stop 2 - Amsterdam River Cruises / De Ruyterkade (summer only) Stop 3 - Passenger Terminal Amsterdam Stop 4 - Gassan Diamonds Stop 5 - Jewish Historical Quarter Stop 6 - Royal Theatre Carré Stop 7 - Heineken Experience Stop 8 - Museum Square Stop 9 - Leidse Square Stop 10 - Jordaan Stop 11 - Westerdok Green Line - The route changes between the summer season and the winter season: Stop 1 - Central Station West Stop 2 - Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (this stop is only operated on cruise days) Stop 3 - NEMO Science Museum Stop 4 - Gassan Diamonds Stop 5 - Amsterdam Icebar Stop 6 - Golden Bend (summer) / Amsterdam Cuyp (winter) Stop 7 - Leidseplein (summer) / Rijksmuseum (winter) Stop 8 - Spiegelgracht (summer) / Westermarkt - Anne Frank House (winter) Stop 9 - Hermitage Amsterdam (summer only) Stop 10 - National Maritime Museum (summer only) Blue Line - This line only operates during the summer season: Stop 1 - Central Station West (opposite LOVERS Canal Cruises) Stop 2 - Amsterdam North Stop 3 - Anne Frank Huis Stop 4 - Leidseplein Stop 5 - Spiegelgracht Stop 6 - Albert Cuyp Market Stop 7 - Rijksmuseum Stop 8 - Westermarkt / Anne Frank Huis The summer season is mid-March to mid-October, and the winter season is mid-October to mid-March. In addition to the sightseeing tour, this packages comes with a timed-access ticket for the Van Gogh Museum on Museumplein. Explore the extensive collection dedicated to the art of the Dutch master, Vincent Van Gogh.

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The best tour we could have booked. MIRIAM our guide and her daughter were wonderful. They gave us a very interesting tour, full of curious facts and a lot of history. It is a walk that is highly recommended and that we would do many more times. Thank you for an incredible experience Miriam. Sincerely, a very grateful and happy Mexican family

Very good tour, excellent guide, very nice to get to know the secrets away from the tourist paths

Our guide was very knowledgeable and fun. A great way to explore the city!

Fabulous tour. Ben our tour guide very knowledgeable and friendly.

Excellent information on different dates in the city