Discover Amsterdam Walking Tour
(2 ½ or 3 ½ hours private guided walking tour)
No hurry, no worries, get a lot of information about history, culture, architecture, society. See and learn all about the way of life bikes – coffee shops – food – canals & bridges – street markets – churches & synagogues – gardens – palace etc.
Private Walking Tour “Highlights of Amsterdam” Choose either 3 ½ hour or a shorter 2 ½ hour tour. Dam Square, Former girls and boys orphanages, Beguine Court, Flower Market, Rembrandt Square, Jewish Quarter, Waterloo Square (Flee Market), Rembrandt House, New Market, China Town, Worlds’ oldest Stock Exchange.
Private Walking Tour “Away from the crowds” (West side of Amsterdam) Choose either 3 ½ hour tour, or shorter 2 ½ hour tour. (West side of Amsterdam): Dam Square, ferry “cruise” to former NDSM Shipyards, with its modern architecture (if weather allows), Haarlem Street, Jordan District, Anne Frank House, Canal zone, 9 little streets, Beguine Court, Dam Square
Tour starts at 9.30 AM, at the entrance of the New Church on Dam Square, (Dam 10) Amsterdam Center. Dam Square can be reached by city tram, Metro (station Rokin) by taxi or walk from Central Railway Station (5 min.)
Starting at 2PM also will be possible, though it will be more busy in Amsterdam in the afternoon.
Pick up at hotel, when located in city center and located on the route of the tour.
During the tour at small groups visiting a nice restaurant, having a cup of coffee or tea.
Discount on combination of both tours in one day. (there will be time in between for having lunch; not included) Weather can be windy, wet or cold; best to check weather forecast before leaving.
Walking Tour participants have to be fit for walking and standing during the tour.
Languages: English & German & Dutch & Frisian Max. private group size is 4 people.
Asking questions about everything, concerning Amsterdam will be appreciated!
Advice for clothing: Amsterdam is not Florida, weather be windy & rainy, best check weather forecast.
Everything about the tour was excellent! We spent 6 hours touring the countryside, walking quaint villages and exploring windmills. He was an engaging tour guide, helping us understand... read more the history, culture, and politics of the region. Highly recommend to anyone interested in a unique, more personalized type tour.
Nathan H 10/14/2019
We so enjoyed our day tour spent with Gerk in Friesland. One of our group's family was originally from the Friesland area and he took us to cemeteries to see... read more her relatives headstones. He was so knowledgeable of the area and we learned so much. Highly recommend Gerk...he went above and beyond on his tour for us.
Our family spent a memorable day with Gerk - our personal tour guide. Gerk is professional, warm and friendly, and has expansive knowledge of history and culture. He... read more provided us with unique experiences - including an "up close" tour of a working windmill far from the more crowded, touristic sites. He tailored our trip to include some site personally important to our family - be sure to ask to see the cheese market, His vehicle is clean, modern and comfortable for four large adults. I will recommend him to my friends and family - even my boss!