This 2½-hour* walking tour covers the main sights of the inner city. The guides with whom we work have a unique style of combining history with pure entertainment, making their walking tours some of the most popular in all of Europe.
With an expert guide, you’ll experience the history of this city, from its start as a muddy village on the River Amstel, to how it became the most important trading city in Europe. On this tour, you’ll hear the stories you’d never hear otherwise. From the wild history of prostitution and drug decriminalization, to the tragedy of Anne Frank’s story and Nazi occupation, the aim is to give you a perfect introduction to this city. After the tour, you’ll have all the time you want to explore further with fellow travelers.
Whether you visit one of Amsterdam’s famous museums, or check out the cafés and bars of the Jordaan District, your SANDEMANs NEW Amsterdam FREE Tour will help you get your bearings in this often confusing city and allow you to make the most out of your stay here.
*Average tour length. The Amsterdam Free Tour usually ends by the Anne Frank House. The independent guides with whom we work have your best interests in mind; while the tour usually includes the sites and stories above and lasts this long, your tour may vary depending on what your guide thinks is best for your group!
- National Monument
On this 2.5 hour* tour you will see:
- Anne Frank's story
- The Dutch East India Company
- The swampy foundations of Amsterdam
- Hidden churches
- The Miracle of Amsterdam
- Widest Bridge and the smallest house in Amsterdam
- The Begijnhof Convent
- Canals and locks
- Rembrandt van Rijn
- Multatuli’s giant head
- Leaning buildings and gable stones
- The Jewish Quarter
- Dutch bike culture
...and much more!