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Discover the delights of Amsterdam on a private 4-hour walking tour of the city’s historical and cultural highlights. With a knowledgeable private guide, admire iconic works of art at the Van Gogh Museum; delve into the city’s renowned houseboat culture at the Houseboat Museum; and pleasure your palate with traditional Dutch snacks at Albert Cuyp, the largest street market in the Netherlands. Then, absorb the verdant beauty of Vondelpark and delve into the poignant history of Anne Frank’s House on this comprehensive tour. 


  • Private walking tour of Amsterdam
  • See the city like a local with your expert guide
  • Visit the Houseboat Museum to learn about the iconic houseboats lining Amsterdam's canals
  • Explore the Museum District, home to the Van Gogh Museum and Rjiksmuseum
  • See Vondelpark and the Anne Frank House
  • Wander the massive Albert Cuyp street market and enjoy a typical Dutch snack

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What You Can Expect

Private Tour: Amsterdam City Walking Tour

Try a typical Dutch window snack

Depart from either your Amsterdam hotel or a central city location and travel to the departure point of the walking tour. After greeting your knowledgeable guide, board a tram destined for the Jordaan district, listening to interesting commentary regarding the district’s radical transformation as you travel. 

On arrival, stroll past West Kirk and Anne Frank’s house to hear of the building’s tragic history, and then gain fascinating insight into the city’s houseboat culture at the Houseboat Museum. 

Amble onwards to the lively Leidseplein area to pleasure your palate with traditional Dutch ‘window’ snacks; sample enticing bites like kroket (deep fried veal croquettes) and juicy burgers, and then continue to the Museum District to enrich your knowledge of iconic painter, Van Gogh, at his eponymous museum. 

Capture photographs of the bright and beautiful Vondelpark before concluding your tour at Albert Cuyp, the largest street market in the Netherlands. Stroll amid the well-stocked stalls that sell everything from vintage clothing to locally sourced produce. 

After exploring for four hours, bid your guide a fond farewell at the Albert Cuyp market and continue discovering the Dutch capital at your own pace. 

Customer Reviews

Catriona B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

This tour was excellent. The guide was very knowledgable and tailored the route to our interests. Would thoroughly recommend.

Timothy K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

Our guide was very personable and did a great job explaining the history of Amsterdam. I booked the tour so my wife and I were the entire group and I really enjoyed the flexibility that provided us during an afternoon when we were recovering from a long flight. Working a couple of beer breaks into the afternoon and eliminating some of the sites we had limited interest in made for a great overall experience.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We flew into town from Los Angeles in the morning and this afternoon walking tour was perfect to keep us moving and give us a great orientation to Amsterdam. Worth the money!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

We are a group of 4 and we always change the itinerary to the frustration of the guides ... not this one! The ladies like to shop and the men like to drink. Ms. Dany was super and we enjoyed all of the information that she shared. Well spoken and knowledgeable on ALL topics. She even fill in information that we missed on the Red Light District tour the previous night that our other guide failed to tell us. Super, SUPER!!! Thanks!


5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

I had a magnificent time. Walk was planned well. Guide was extremely knowledgable....included out of the way private inner courtyards which were very special. Pace was excellent. HIGHLY recommend!!!

Tanya L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

My friend and I had the best introduction ever to Amsterdam with a lady named Evelien Chilton. She had lived in San Francisco for a couple of years and was very fluent in English. She tailored the tour to our tastes and went well over the allotted 4 hours with a graciousness that was hard to beat. Afterwards she followed up with email advice and answered questions that we forgot to ask. It was a wonderful way to start a holiday in an unfamiliar city and I recommend the experience without any reservation whatsoever.

Frank K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Marja did an outstanding job. We saw areas that would normally be missed if we were to attempt to go it alone. We highly recommend Marja for best tour guide of Amsterdam.

Timothy L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

Our guide Corrine was excellent. A great way to visit the city and find out about it's history and life from a local viewpoint. It is a four hour walking tour, so be prepared - although our guide did say they do adapt to take account of those who might not wish to walk so far. Highly recommended.

Barbara K

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016


Dr Adam R G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

Best way to get real feel for Amsterdam. We had already seen some sights so Wilhelm our guide arranged tour round the centre areas and he was the perfect guide-full of witty anecdotes and information. We chose where to end tour to go on somewhere else. Highly recommended!

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