These tours are led by an Amsterdam native that learns something new about her hometown on a daily basis. She also hears great stories about this town every day. Her tours are entertaining and high-quality. They also teach people what is special about Amsterdam from drug and religion tolerance to the no-nonsense style of its daily life, architecture, and art. There are customized tours, private tours, and do-it-yourself tours available.
Private Tours: The private tours include Basic Tour: The Old Centre, 17th Century Canal Ring, De Pijp, and Jordaan. During the basic tour, guests will get a taste of the history of Amsterdam from the openness of sailors and prostitutes in the Red Light District to the spirit of free trade. Guests of the canal tour will walk along the Amsterdam Canal Ring and learn about the architecture of canal city palaces and canal houses. The De Pijp tour shows the diversity of this area as the well as the old architecture like the 1920’s Amsterdam School. The Jordaan tour takes guests down the 17th-century streets of Jordaan while they learn about the history of this town. All of these tours last two hours.
Do-It-Yourself Tours: This company has two do-it-yourself walking tours. The East Architecture Walk allows people to guide themselves through the latest architecture in Amsterdam. The sights on this tour include the Amsterdam Doubletree Hotel, The Nemo Museum, the public library OBA, the Floating Chinese restaurant, the Floating Tricky Theater, and the Amsterdam Music Conservatory. They can also stop for a meal at Hannekes Boom, a cafeteria with a beautiful view of the water. This tour lasts about 45 minutes.
Walking Audio Tours: The izi.Travel app makes it possible for people to listen to over thirty city walks and museum tours. People just have to download the app to get these free tours.
These attractions, events, and walking tours are just a taste of what this town that is full of beauty, fun events and attractions, good food, and history has to offer you. There is no way to see all the awesomeness of Amsterdam except for you to go and visit it yourself.