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The Best Amsterdam Sightseeing Tours

Below is a collection of the best Amsterdam sightseeing  tours. The best way to get the most out of your vacation and learn more about this beautiful city!

Amsterdam City Sightseeing Tour

Amsterdam City Sightseeing Tour

Price from: €19,55; Duration: varies

These 3 hour guided Amsterdam sightseeing tours are a great introduction to Amsterdam for first time tourists. The tour will allow you to travel to some of the best attractions in the city by an air-conditioned coach. You will get to admire attractions like Albert Cuyp Market, National Monument, Royal Palace, Skinny Bridge and much more. You will also be able to see a windmill and a diamond factory to see how gems are polished. You will also have an option to add a canal cruise for additional cost to see old churches, warehouses, merchant houses dating back to 17th century and the city's old harbor.

Amsterdam Hop-on Hop-off tour

Amsterdam Hop-on Hop-off tour

Price from: €17,00; Duration: Flexible

These Amsterdam sightseeing tours by Hop-on Hop-off bus offer a comfortable way to explore some of the top attractions in the city. You will travel on an open double decker bus to see some of the city's best known highlights like Vondelpark, Western Market, Anne Frank House and Gassan Diamond Factory. With a single ticket you can remain on board for the entire loop of 2 hours and hop off or on anywhere on the 11 stops to see some of the best attractions in the city. On board you will be able to listen to an audio commentary guide. Optionally, you can also upgrade the ticket to include a canal tour.

Amsterdam Walking Tour

walking tours of Amsterdam

Price from: €25,00; Duration: 3 hours

Explore Amsterdam and its best known attractions on a walking tour led by a professional guide. This morning tour will allow you to explore the city without the crowds and traffic. These Amsterdam sightseeing tours begin in the historical center where you will be able to explore 17th century traditional houses, canals and quaint streets. You will be able to explore a number of excellent attractions in the city like the Munt Tower, Dam Square, Royal Palace, Red Light District, Old City Gates, Rembrandts Home, Jordaan, Flower Market and much more. You will have the entire afternoon to explore the city on your own.

Amsterdam Food Tour

Food tour of Amsterdam

Price from: €36,00; Duration: 2 hours

These exciting gourmet Amsterdam sightseeing tours will allow you to learn more about the culinary traditions and gastronomic heritage of the Netherlands. On this tour, you will learn more about the cuisine of this country and sample some of the famous local treats like fresh herring and the famous French fries. You will walk along quaint streets and pass by pretty bridges and canals. You will also visit one of the best cheese shops in the city to sample some of the best artisan cheeses. You will also have the opportunity to learn more about the brewing industry of Netherlands at a 17th century distillery. There you will have the opportunity to sample a house spirit or a traditional drink.

The Origins of Amsterdam

Origins of Amsterdam walking tour

Price from: € 20.00; Duration: 2 hours

On these 2 hour guided Amsterdam sightseeing tours, you will discover the city's origins and its historical background. This is a private tour where you will be picked up at your hotel. Discover interesting stories, ancient monuments, narrow streets and beautiful squares. You will learn more about the Red Light District's history and its relation to the church. You will discover quaint wooden houses, markets and old streets and visit one of the most mesmerizing sites in the city that is home to just women. Additionally, you will also learn more about the typical narrow Dutch houses and learn more about traditional Dutch architecture.

Amsterdam Photography Walking Tour

Photography tour of Amsterdam

Price from: €75,00; Duration: 3,5 hours

If you are a photography enthusiast, these Amsterdam sightseeing tours offer you the ideal opportunity to explore the city while honing your photography skills. You will have the opportunity to meet a professional photographer at the city's FOAM Photography Museum and learn more about street photography. You will learn how to improve photo composition, work with reflections and light and much more. You will explore Keizergracht, Amstel, Magere Brug, Chinese Quarter, Red Light District and Waterlooplien Fleamarket. Along the way you will explore interesting crannies and back streets where you will have several excellent photo opportunities. The trip ends at Central Station where you will learn how to photograph people.

Jordaan District Walking Tour

tour of Jordaan district in Amsterdam

Price from: € 19.00; Duration: 2 hours

Known as one of the top destinations and attractions in Amsterdam, the Jordaan District has several interesting things to offer. Amsterdam sightseeing tours of the Jordan District will introduce you to some of the best spots in this district and learn more about this vibrant neighborhood. A local guide will accompany you on this tour and tell you interesting anecdotes and stories about the history of Jordaan and its transition over the centuries. You will visit several beautiful canals, quaint narrow streets, the well known Westchurch and Hofje, an innercourt garden. If you take the tour on a Saturday or Monday you will also be able to visit a local market.

Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Room

Cheese tasting in Amsterdam

Price from: € 20.00; Duration: 1 hours

These gourmet Amsterdam sightseeing tours will allow you to visit the famous Reypenaer Cheese Tasting Room, learn more about the ripening process and evaluation of cheese and sample some of the best cheeses Amsterdam has to offer. Reypenaer is located in a century old warehouse in Old Amsterdam. This one hour long tasting session will allow you to learn more about the unique and historic ripening process of Netherlands. You will also learn how to evaluate and experience the aroma and flavor of cheeses from an expert. Sample 6 of the best cheeses along with your choice of white wine, red wine or non-alcoholic drinks.

Amsterdam Private Group Walking Tour

walking tour of Amsterdam

Price from: € 50.00; Duration: 3,5 hours

These private Amsterdam sightseeing tours will allow you to visit the city's historic parts and explore many attractions with a private guide. There will be no other tourists with you so the itinerary can be easily customized to your taste. The tour begins at Dam Square. You will then be able to explore the beautiful streets and canals of the old city on foot. Your guide will provide you interesting information and stories about the city. On this tour you will be able to see many top highlights of Amsterdam including China Town, Jewish Quarter, Begijn Court houses, Red Light District, Flower Market and Rembrandt Square.

Sightseeing Tour by Bus and Canal Cruise

Sightseeing tour in Amsterdam

Price from: € 27.50; Duration: 3,5 hours

Explore Amsterdam with a professional guide on board a luxurious coach. With these Amsterdam sightseeing tours you will have the opportunity to explore the historical city center of Amsterdam. You will explore the beautiful canals and the traditional warehouses and merchant residences dating back to the Golden Age. You will travel to the Dam Square to see the National Monument and Royal Palace. You will also be able to see the Skinny Bridge, Albert Cuyp Market and the beautiful canal houses as well as a windmill. The tour ends with a sightseeing canal cruise. This hour long cruise will allow you to enjoy beautiful views of the city from the famous canals.

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