Amsterdam Tours and Excursions
Whether you have one, two, three days or more, Amsterdam has plenty to offer and more than enough to keep you entertained. See our suggested itineraries and special walking tours for those interested in history, or red light district. The bike tour to give you the best possible overview of the city. Below are some recommended guided tours.
MP3 Red Light Tour
Explore the back streets of Amsterdam’s most notorious neighborhood with this unique audio tour downloaded direct to your iPod or MP3 player. Available at Walki-Talki.com.
The Tailor made tours allow you to make your own tours in Amsterdam and the Netherlands. Apart from the custom-made tours, there are also pre-packed deals including major attractions like the Royal palace or museums or special interests including windmills, tulips, architecture, or coffeeshops.
In about 4 hours the bike tour will show you numerous points of interest, offer lots of advise and insider tips and help you develop a great sense of orientation in Amsterdam. During June, July, August we offer you a new bike and boat combination tour, which lasts approximately 5 hours and includes leisurely ride then you board the boat for an hour-long cruise through the canals of Amsterdam.
Excursia is Amsterdam pocket audio guide that detects your position using GPS and tells you the relevant short stories about nearby sights. Top quality content created by local people. More than 150 places on multiple languages. All you need is to start the guide, put it in your pocket and discover new places on the fly! Let the city tell its story!
Amsterdam started with unique Hop-on-Hop-off city sightseeing tours. The Hop-on-Hop-off bus offers you a wonderful opportunity to discover the Dutch capital. The bus brings you to the most famous sights in the city: the Red Light District, the old port, the flea market, the river Amstel, the Magere Brug and the museums. You can get on or off as often as you like at the five centrally located stops throughout the city (Damrak, Rembrandt Square, Heineken Experience, Leidse Square / Museum Square, Anne Frank House). The many presents and discounts that come with your 24 hour ticket make the experience worthwhile for everyone who visits Amsterdam.
Join the tour and see the major historical sights, explore the Red Light District and get introduced to the unique history and spirit of Amsterdam! The tour runs daily from the meeting point.
Amsterdam's Red Light District, the oldest neighbourhood with the oldest profession and the oldest buildings will give you good impression of Dutch culture, history and architecture.
The canal cruises are a very popular way to see the city from the perspective of its canals. Guided tours in major languages are provided by several companies that park their boats around the main tourist spots. Most of them run regularly, so there is no need to book in advance, except for large groups.
Take a city bike tours or run into typical Dutch country side of windmills, dykes and land reclaimed from the sea. Yellow Bike also offers rentals of their yellow bikes, at 10 euros per day.
High quality Amsterdam walking tours. Enjoy the old center and take your pick of theme walks such as *Rembrandt, or the *United East India Company or *Women of Amsterdam. Alternatively visit an art museum with a seasoned art historian. BBC quality.
Amsterdam is a good starting point to explore the other attractions of Holland. Day excursions will take you to the cheese markets, wooden factory, to see the windmills, tulip gardens and historical cities.
Tour of Red lights area with Remon, an independent tour guide who likes to show you all aspects of Red light districts including China town, red light windows area, coffeeshops, hemp museum and erotic museum.
There are several diamond factories in the city, five of which offer free guided tours showing diamond-cutting and polishing. The tours are free and are usually conducted 9 am to 5 pm every day, but it is recommended to ring ahead for details.
To experience the Dutch taste, visit one of Henri Willig's famous cheese farms or order our excuisite Gouda cheese.
1 Panoramic Amsterdam citytours
2 Volendam/Marken - windmills
1a+2 Amsterdam/Volendam/Marken - windmills (bus)
1b+2 Amsterdam/Volendam/Marken - windmills (bus/boat)
7 Grand Holland tour incl. Madurodam
8 Antwerp and Brussels
14 Walking tour Amsterdam by night
20 Canal rides
21 Canal trip
22 Canalcruise Daypass
25 Museumboat dayticket + van Gogh
City tours around Amsterdam in a traditional American school bus. The bus has been converted to serve the tourists, painted in signal red while its rooftop has been replaced with glass panels so it can be opened on warm days. The bus big windows give a panoramic view over the sights of the Dutch capital. The tour is guided via the headphones. Information (available in 15 languages!) is synchronized with the actual position of the bus in the city using an intelligent, GPS-operated system. A stop with a visit to a dimond factory during the tour.