Lose yourself to Amsterdam’s compelling majesty and rich historical heritage on this unique combo tour. Explore the city’s both best sights and hidden gems that only locals know with a relaxed walking tour. Top off your guided sightseeing with a canal cruise; this not only allows you to experience the extensive canal district that is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also know why Amsterdam is fondly called the Venice of the North.
Get an authentic insight into Amsterdam’s culture and history as you wander the cobbled streets and quaint canal-side neighborhoods with your experienced guide. You can expect to take in everything from the historic sites and timeless architecture to hidden corners. Moreover, learn how Amsterdam evolved from a sleeping village to one of Europe’s most treasured cities while unearthing diverse phases of its tumultuous past.
See landmarks that are reminders of how the region was affected by the Second World War and Nazi Occupation. A visit to attractions like the National Monument and Anne Frank House will give you a narrative of the yesteryear’s wars, tortures and Jewish traditions. You’ll further pass De Wallen or Red Light District, which lets you take a peep into its scandalous history dating back to 14th century.
An Amsterdam trip is incomplete without admiring its historic canals. So following the walking tour, head straight for a canal cruise! This offers an unrivaled standpoint to admire the smorgasbord of monumental treasures that line along its bank, such as historical bridges, house boats, merchant’s houses, and quaint buildings with gabled façade. This cruise lasts for one hour and comes with an informative commentary available in 17 languages.