• Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Duration: 4 hours (approx.)
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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, go to the Museum Square where the Van Gogh Museum is located; 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.

Highlights

  • 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
  • See Vondelpark and the Anne Frank House
  • Wander the massive Albert Cuyp street market and enjoy a typical Dutch snack

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 then continue to the Museum District to see the Van Gogh 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

reese.susan.m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2018

Robert was our amazing tour guide for a 4 hour walk on our first day in Amsterdam. Robert was energetic, knowledgeable, personable and was able to adapt our tour so that we ended at our house rental. His tour gave us a great perspective on how to navigate the city with ease for the rest of our trip. He showed us several sites that I don't think we would have found on our own for example, we walked through Central Station for a view of the water and ferry. There were four people in our group and he was able to address the interest of all of us - history, art, shopping. Overall, I would give him 6 stars if I could, but 5 will have to do. Highly recommend this as a first day activity to give you the overall idea of the City of Amsterdam.

Jaime.gearhart

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2018

Absolutely wonderful. We learned so much about the city - past and present - and have a new appreciation for its place in history. Well worth it!

Diana B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2018

This tour was amazing!

Heather M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2017

Eveline was a wonderful tour guide. She was on time picking us up from our hotel, and then proceeded to show us around the beautiful city of Amsterdam. She had enough in her budget to shout us a cup of coffee, which was very welcome on the cold day. We want to thank Eveline for the tour, the highlight for us was the flower market. We recommend highly Eveline for a walking tour.

Paul C

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

This was a must do for any first timers to Amsterdam! Juliette was absolutely amazing with her knowledge of the city's history and a delight to tour with around the city. Wear your walking shoes! We truly covered the city and had a great overview of everything.

grant

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

The tour guide met us at our hotel promptly at 9:30 am. We had an amazing day with this guide. She was knowledgeable and courteous. Walked just over 18.5 km in 4 hours. Would recommend highly.

Joy H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2017

A must tour when one in Amsterdam.Knowledgeable tour guide.Thumbs up for her.

Suzanna P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Our first day and our guide gave us a great 4hr walking tour of Amsterdam. She first asked if there was anything in particular we wanted to see, got to know us a bit and then personalised the tour. We learned so much about the citys history, culture and the mentality. We got lucky and the weather held out and it didnt rain as predicted. Im reviewing this after having been on 2 Viator tours on this trip and I would definitely book with them again they clearly choose guides who are very good at what they do.

Stephen D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2017

Lia exceeded our expectations in every respect. She is quite personable, knowledgeable and accommodating. As a result, we had a wonderful tour both in the sites that we experienced and in the knowledge that she imparted.

Wendy S

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2017

Absolutely the best way to see Amsterdam. Our guide was knowledgeable and we had great conversations. Worth every penny.

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