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Amsterdam: Guided Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

1. Amsterdam: Guided Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam

Discover the sights of central Amsterdam with an expert guide riding by your side. You’ll learn about the city’s culture, see important historical sites, and famous hotspots as well as lesser-known local favorites.  Start your journey near the central station, pass the impressive A’DAM Tower, and ride over to the Western Islands, which are filled with charming drawbridges, old warehouses, and chic artists' studios.  Continue along the Brouwersgracht Canal and visit the trendy Jordaan and 9 Street districts flanked by indie boutiques, cozy cafes, and hip eateries. As you ride deeper into the city center, you will enter the Grachtengordel neighborhood and zoom past the Westerkerk (Western Church) and the historic Anne Frank House.  Feel the buzz of music and street performers around Leidseplein Square, a busy theater district with a buzzing nightlife.  After so much excitement, enjoy a pleasant break in the Vondelpark, the largest park in Amsterdam and the most famous park in the Netherlands. Feeling recharged, circle the Museum Quarter and ride through the narrow streets of the Bohemian-influenced De Pijp neighborhood.  Cross the iconic Magere Brug (skinny bridge), a wooden drawbridge over the River Amstel, and arrive at the famed Artis Zoo leading into the Maritime Quarter.  Admire the impressive replica of a 17th-century Dutch East Indian Company ship at the Salt Harbour, before returning to back where your bike journey began.

Amsterdam 3-Hour Bike Tour: Backstreets and Hidden Gems

2. Amsterdam 3-Hour Bike Tour: Backstreets and Hidden Gems

Experience Amsterdam like a local with a bike tour on the city's well-maintained bike paths. Ride through the Jordaan area, Vondelpark, and reach the stunning Museum Square (Museumplein). Meet your guide to collect your bikes, and head off to find some of the city’s hidden gems. Start with the popular Jordaan area, riding the safe backstreets to cross over canals. Go to courtyards and churches that are often missed by tourists. Listen as your guide shares with you the origin and history of each site along the way. End your tour of the Jordaan area at Anne Frank’s House and learn about one of Amsterdam’s most famous and heroic former residents. Enjoy a relaxing break at a charming café where you can purchase something to eat and drink. Cycle to Vondelpark and cruise through Amsterdam’s favorite urban oasis. Head to Museum Square (Museumplein) to learn about the city’s most popular cultural attractions, such as the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, and Concertgebouw. Return to the meeting point at the end of your tour. 

Amsterdam: Sight Seeing Bike Tour with Guide

3. Amsterdam: Sight Seeing Bike Tour with Guide

After gathering at the small headquarters next to Central Station where you will get your bikes, you'll go on a 2 hours and a half tour with a friendly and experienced guide. You will discover the canals of Amsterdam, the secrets of the Dutch architecture, one of a kind locations, the wealth of the Dutch Golden Age, and some other very well kept secrets. The guide will stop throughout the visit to give you more information about the key locations and historical buildings of Amsterdam. This will give you plenty of time to capture these amazing sights with your cameras! You will also have the opportunity to cycle through the Jordaan, or along Anne Frank's house, Vondelpark, historical buildings, and other less famous places that will make you feel like an Amsterdammer in only 2 hours and a half! You will ride on top Dutch bikes from the brand Batavus. These bikes are reknowned for their comfort so you can focus only on sightseeing and on the guide.

Amsterdam: Guided Sightseeing Bike Tour

4. Amsterdam: Guided Sightseeing Bike Tour

Amsterdam is the perfect bike city and there is no better way to discover it than on this guided bike tour. The best way to see and experience this city is like the locals on a bike. Meet your guide in the bike shop and they will provide you with a city bike that is comfortable for you. During the tour there will be time for a number of stops at interesting places where your personal guide will tell you about the history and architecture of these locations. You will discover some of the most important sites and learn all about the rich history of Amsterdam. You will visit the famous canals, the Dutch Protestant Westerkerk and the Anne Frank House on the Prinsengracht. Then cycle through the various neighborhoods of Amsterdam, such as the Jordaan, where you will pass Rembrandt's house and the Rijksmuseum, with its rich collection of Dutch art and history. Next, you will discover and cycle through the Museumplein and the Vondelpark before heading back to the starting point.

Amsterdam: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

5. Amsterdam: 2-Hour City Highlights Guided Bike Tour

Experience Amsterdam on this 2-hour bike tour. Enjoy the first company in Amsterdam to offer guided bicycle tours, with friendly guides that will show you the authentic Amsterdam on a relaxed tour of the city. See all the major highlights as you learn about Amsterdam's rich history. Visit the old western harbor. Cycle through a maze of idyllic canals, and ride into hidden courtyards where you will have plenty of opportunities to photograph the city. In addition, you will get to explore the various diverse neighborhoods of Amsterdam, riding through the Jordan Quarter, where you will pass Rembrandt’s house. Continue to the Rijksmuseum, a state museum dedicated to art and history, and exploring the infamous Red Light District, where you can experience Amsterdam’s underground culture.

Amsterdam: Small Group Bike Tour Like a Local

6. Amsterdam: Small Group Bike Tour Like a Local

During your stay in Amsterdam, you cannot miss out on a bike tour along the city’s canals. Follow alongside your guide will take you to the most memorable places in the city, including parks, museums, and windmills. On this tour on wheels, set out to see see the most important things about the Dutch capital, including its best landscapes. Listen as your guide tells you the stories that make these sites special. This city bike tour of Amsterdam is the best way to get to know those parts of the city that are harder to reach by walking. Cycle safely along independent bike lanes and away from the large crowds of downtown.

Amsterdam: 2.5-Hour Bike Tour

7. Amsterdam: 2.5-Hour Bike Tour

Learn the history of Amsterdam on a comprehensive, 2.5-hour guided bike tour, perfect for people of all ages, no matter how fit they are. Benefit from the services of a guide who will make sure that the whole group can keep up at all times. Enjoy a free cup of coffee at the local tour operator's bike shop as you adjust your bikes before setting off. Get an introduction to the city and how it came into existence on Dam Square. Then, pedal off and explore the historic city center like a local. Cycle to all the highlights, such as the magnificent Bloemenmarkt - the world's only floating flower market. Pedal the leafy lanes of the Vondelpark, where locals go to relax at the open-air theater and on the grassy lawns.

Amsterdam: Private Canal Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

8. Amsterdam: Private Canal Cruise with Drinks and Snacks

Join the best experience of Amsterdam with your group. Discover the famous canals of Amsterdam with this private boat tour. The Local skipper/guide will let you see the hotspots of Amsterdam. See the beautifull canals, Rijksmuseum, Vondelpark, Leidseplein, Amstel River, skinny bridge, Hermitage and many more.. This canal cruise is private for 1,5 hours and to make the cruise complete, it is inclusive beer, wine, soda and typical Dutch bitterballen (vegan option). Don't miss the boat! The cruise is on a cozy boat and the local skipper will tell you the best stories.

Amsterdam: City Bike Tour with Local Guide

9. Amsterdam: City Bike Tour with Local Guide

Explore the historical center of Amsterdam with a local, Italian-speaking guide and learn fascinating facts and city secrets as you cycle the bike-friendly streets. Pedal the famous Canal Belt to admire the slender merchant houses of the Golden Age. Go to leafy oases, such as the beautiful Vondelpark, close to the Leidseplein and Museumplein. Marvel at the monuments on Museumplein, including the impressive Concertgebouw concert hall, Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. See the 15th-century De Waag (Weigh House) and much more. The tour will take approximately 2h 30 minutes.

Amsterdam: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour of the City Center

10. Amsterdam: 3-Hour Private Bike Tour of the City Center

Feel like a local in Amsterdam and discover the city by bike. A private guide will take you to the city’s most important highlights, such as Dam Square, the Westerkerk, Anne Frank’s House, the Rijksmuseum, the van Gogh museum, and the Vondelpark. Meet your guide at the bike shop and they will equip you with a citybike comfortable for you. Then, cycle along the banks of the canals towards the Dutch Protestant Westerkerk and the legendary Anne Frank House on Prinsengracht Canal. Head into the popular Jordaan area, home to many art galleries, markets, and stylish shops. Continue towards the Museum District, a neighborhood of the Oud Zuid where, along with museums such as the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, you will get the chance to cycle in the Vondelpark. Finally, venture into some of the busier parts of the city, including the main streets of the Canal Belt and De Wallen Red Light District.

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The experience was excellent, we really enjoyed it! The guide is friendly, clear when giving information about the city and the tour was in very beautiful places! The bike is of great quality!

Superb walk with a very competent guide, Bastien, was really good and very attentive. We were lucky because the app worked great the whole way. To recommend without hesitation.

Really fun experience riding bikes throughout Amsterdam city. Guide was friendly and knowledgeable about history and stuff. Really recommend

Varied tour around and through Amsterdam. A great way to get to know the city. Very competent guide who had a lot to tell.

Excellent wonderful guide with great personality ! Thank you so much for the fun