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Private Tour: Amsterdam's City Highlights and Hidden Gems

Are you short on time but still want to get a sense of what Amsterdam is all about? This is the private tour for you. In this intriguing walking tour we share our quirkiest stories, the interesting history of Amsterdam, and some of the city’s most iconic places. The cities most famous highlights and hidden gems.

Canal District, Dam Square, Jordaan and more

If possible we pick you up from your hotel to walk into the old city center. We will stroll through the quaint streets of the canal district. Visit the heart of the city at the famous Dam Square and got lost in the old working class are Jordaan. 

From there we make our way through the more quiet streets to the river Amstel. We continue to the Magere Brug (The Bridge of Love) with lovely views of the Amsterdam boat scene. At one of the more hidden squares in the canal district we sit down for a refreshing drink under the trees.

After a short break we will pass the Jewish Quarter and end in the oldest part of town nearby Nieuwmarkt and the famous Red Light district (up to 4 people). 

hope to meet you soon in our Highlights and Hidden Gems tour. 

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3 hours


Hotel pickup available


Mobile ticket

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  • What's included :
    • During the tour we want to let you taste some of the Dutch Delicacies. We can go for a coffee with Apple Pie, or maybe a Cheese tasting with a good glass of beer.
    • Food and drinks
    What's excluded :
    • Souvenirs and gratuites
    • Entry/Admission - Westerkerk
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Begijnhof, Gedempte Begijnensloot, 1012 RM Amsterdam The Netherlands

    The beautiful secret courtyard in the heart of the city center.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Dam Square, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    The heart of Amsterdam where it all started over 700 years ago.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Red Light District (De Wallen), Red Light District (De Wallen), Amsterdam, North Holland Province

    See the busy and famous red light district around the oldest church and canals of Amsterdam.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Canal Ring (Grachtengordel), Canal Ring (Grachtengordel), Amsterdam, North Holland Province

    Walk over the famous Canals surrounding the old city center. See the beautiful canal houses next to the canals where the rich merchants lived.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: The Jordaan, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    Dive into the old working class area and see how the poor Amsterdammers lived.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Westerkerk, Prinsengracht 279-281, 1016 GW Amsterdam The Netherlands

    The Famous Westerkerk. Not only the church for the rich merchants, but also the church Anne Frank could see from her hiding place.

    When lucky we can make it to the top of the tower.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht 263 - 267 museum entrance Westermarkt 20, 1016 DK Amsterdam The Netherlands

    We will walk over the Prinsengracht and see the canal house where Anne Frank and her family were hiding during WW2.

    Stop At: Centraal Station, Stationsplein 9, 1012 AB Amsterdam The Netherlands

    The entrance into the city is via this 130 year old classical building by the famous architect Cuypers.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The Netherlands

    Go over the Amstel river via the Bridge of Love and learn how important the river is for Amsterdam.

    Duration: 10 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Most travelers can participate
    • Near public transportation
    • Animals or pets allowed
    • For this Private Tour we will pick you up at your hotel and start from there.
    • Infant seats unavailable
    • Infants must not sit on laps
    • Not recommended for people with back problems
    • Not recommended for people with heart conditions
    • Not stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Face mask and hand sanitizers are available on our tours. For facemasks, we will use them when required by the Dutch Government.
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


English - Guide

Age Req.


Fitness Req.


Group Size


Organised by Amsterdam Experiences

Activity ID: V-65356P13

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