Dam Square, Amsterdam, 1012 JS
Amsterdam, 1054 ES
Museumstraat 1, Amsterdam, 1071 XX
Galgeriet 5 a, Monnickendam, 1141 GA
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: St. Nicholas Basilica, Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam The NetherlandsStarting at our designated meeting point of St Nicholas’ Basilica, we will firstly discuss the history of the city’s primary Roman Catholic Church. Built at the end of the 19th century at a time when Roman Catholics could once again profess their faith in public after three centuries of prohibition, the building is a blend of different architectural styles and artistic movements. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Weeping Tower, Prins Hendrikkade 94/5, 1012 AE Amsterdam The NetherlandsWe will then make our way towards the Schreierstoren, often known as the Tower of Tears or Weeper’s Tower. Originally part of the medieval city wall of Amsterdam, this tower is mainly known for the belief that women wept there for their husbands who would leave from the port to go to war or to fish. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Zeedijk, Oudezijds Kolk to Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam The NetherlandsWe will then walk through an area known to be the Chinatown of Amsterdam. Zeedijk is a street in the old centre of Amsterdam and consists of a number of Asian markets, restaurants and shops, as well as the Zeedijk Buddhist temple, known to be the largest Chinese style Buddhist temple in Europe. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Our Lord in the Attic Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 38-40, 1012 GD Amsterdam The NetherlandsWe will briefly walk by and discuss the Museum Our Lord in the Attic, one of the most cherished museums in Amsterdam. The attic of this bourgeois’ house conceals a secret Catholic Church originally built in 1663, when Catholics lost their right to workship in their own way. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Oude Kerk, Oudekerksplein 23, 1012 GX Amsterdam The NetherlandsNext we will see the monumental church De Oude Kerk (the Old Church) which dominates over the Red Light District. The Oude Kerk is the oldest and for centuries was the most important church in Amsterdam. Although it lost this title to what is known as The New Church, it remains one of the grand sights to visit. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam The NetherlandsFrom here, we will make our way to the lively nightspot and market square, Nieuwmarkt which is found in the old city centre. This spot has been a centre for commerce and socialising in Amsterdam since the 17th century as the square’s location just inside the old city gate made it a convenient spot for traders and shoppers looking for fresh produce.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: In de Waag, 4 Nieuwmarkt, 1012 CR Amsterdam The NetherlandsDuring our time at Nieuwmarkt, we will also see what is known as “De Waag”, a 15th century building that is one of Amsterdam’s oldest remaining non-religious buildings. Originally a city gate and part of the walls of Amsterdam, the building has also served as a guildhall, museum and firestation, among other things. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29, 1011 JV Amsterdam The NetherlandsMoving on, we will see both the Trippenhuis & Klein Trippenhuis. While the Trippenhuis is Amsterdam’s widest home, spanning an enormous 22m, the Klein Trippenhuis is one of Amsterdam’s narrowest houses located right across from the Trippenhuis.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Jodenbuurt, Amsterdam, NetherlandsWe will then walk towards the Former Jewish Neighborhood, or Jodenbuurt, an area which contains many historically important buildings that are currently preserved and managed by the Jewish Cultural Quarter.Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Museum Het Rembrandthuis, Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam The NetherlandsNext we will pass by Rembrandt’s house, a historical building and art museum in which the Painter Rembrandt lived and worked between 1639 and 1656. The collection of the museum contains Rembrandt’s etchings and paintings of his contemporaries. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: National Opera & Ballet, Amstel 3, 1011 PN Amsterdam, NetherlandsFollowing, we will go to what is known as the Stopera, a building complex housing both the city hall and the Dutch National Opera and Ballet. The construction of this building was at least 60 years in the making. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: South Church (Zuiderkerk), Zuiderkerkhof 72, 1011 WB Amsterdam The NetherlandsYou will then be taken to see the Zuiderkerk, or what is known as the Southern Church. This church is a protestant church located in the Nieuwmarkt region and was not only a major part of Rembrandt’s life, but also features in a Claude Monet painting. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: The Amstel, Amsterdam The NetherlandsNext we will walk along the Amstel River, which has been a vital part of the Netherlands since the Middle Ages. Its currents have been supplying Amsterdam with water and transportation for over 800 years. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The NetherlandsAt the river we will see two bridges, known as the Skinny Bridge and the Blue Bridge. While the Skinny Bridge is probably Amsterdam’s most famous bridge, spanning across the River Amstel from 1934, the Blue Bridge, which is not blue at all, is named after the wooden blue bridge that spun across the Amstel in the 17th century. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Blauwbrug, linking Rembrandtplein and Waterlooplein, Amsterdam The NetherlandsAt the river we will see two bridges, known as the Skinny Bridge and the Blue Bridge. While the Skinny Bridge is probably Amsterdam’s most famous bridge, spanning across the River Amstel from 1934, the Blue Bridge, which is not blue at all, is named after the wooden blue bridge that spun across the Amstel in the 17th century. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Rembrandtplein, 1017 CT Amsterdam The NetherlandsFollowing, we will walk through one of the busiest squares in the city, Rembrandt Square. As you can tell by its name, Rembrandtplein is named after the famous Dutch painter, Rembrandt. Here you will see a bronze-cast representation of his most famous painting, The Night Watch, which was displayed as part of the celebration of the artist’s 400th birthday in 2006. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Bloemenmarkt, Singel, 1012 DH Amsterdam The NetherlandsAfter this, we will then walk through the flower market where you will see the Munttoren (“Mind Tower”). The tower was originally part of one of the main gates in Amsterdam’s medieval city wall. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Munt Tower (Munttoren), Muntplein, Amsterdam The NetherlandsAfter this, we will then walk through the flower market where you will see the Munttoren (“Mind Tower”). The tower was originally part of one of the main gates in Amsterdam’s medieval city wall. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Begijnhof, Gedempte Begijnensloot, 1012 RM Amsterdam The NetherlandsFollowing, we will see one of the oldest hofjes, or almshouses in Amsterdam, Begijnhof. It consists of a group of houses built around a secluded courtyard and garden, known to have provided homes for the Beguines – a group of unmarried women who lived together under vows of chastity. Today it is also the site of two churches. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Amsterdam Museum, Amstel 51, 1018 EJ Amsterdam The NetherlandsNext we will pass by the Amsterdam Museum and the Walk of Art Gallery, which is free for everybody. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Prinsengracht, Amsterdam The NetherlandsDuring the tour you will also see the Prinsengracht, a canal that runs through the centre of Amsterdam. It is the third and outermost of the three main canals of Amsterdam, forming an expansion project that took 50 years to build. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Westerkerk, Prinsengracht 279-281, 1016 GW Amsterdam The NetherlandsYou will also wander past Westerkerk, a 17th century Dutch Protestant church. Located in the heart of Amsterdam it is the largest of its kind in the city. Duration: 10 minutesStop At: Dam Square, Amsterdam The NetherlandsOne of the tour’s last stop includes the Dam Square. Its notable buildings and frequent events make it one of the most well-known locations in the city, as it includes the Royal Place, New Church and National Monument. Duration: 10 minutes
During this amazing two-hour canal tour, you’ll have a unique opportunity to view Amsterdam’s most popular attractions from the water! Plus, our skipper will give you fantastic tips to help you decide which points of interest you’d like to visit when you’re back on land. Feel free to bring your own snacks and drinks aboard to enjoy as you cruise through the magical World Heritage Canal District. Since this tour is longer than most others, you’ll have plenty of time to relax and take in the city’s many sights. Your skipper is also able to improvise a sailing route that fits your interests, making this tour completely customizable. In two hours, you can experience the enchanting canals, the stunning IJ and Amstel rivers, and more. This is truly the best way to make the most of your Amsterdam visit!
• See the best of Amsterdam from its 17th century canal area, as you relax on board a 100-year-old traditional historic Dutch boat • Follow the Amsterdam culture in the footsteps of Rembrandt and get to see the iconic painter's favorite streets and neighborhoods • Enjoy a complimentary coffee and Dutch delight.
The class is not a demo, it's interactive. You will get Hands-On training from an acclaimed professional multilingual chef. During this engaging class, you will learn how to create a delectable 2-course plant-based meal. An excellent way to explore healthy new dishes and sharpen your cooking skills. Our cooking class feature recipes that satisfy all tastes and skill levels. We have developed this Hands-On cooking class, especially for vegans, vegetarians, or any other food lover interested in learning how to prepare healthy meals packed with flavor. Chef Eliane will teach how to make delicious vegan and vegetarian dishes by using unique spice blends and seasonal market-fresh plant-based ingredients. You will learn, how to turn your favorite risotto, Beef Bourguignon, or any other favorite into a delectable vegan or vegetarian treat. You will also learn how to select ingredients at the market. Travel & Hospitality Award Winner 2022
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rijksmuseum, Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam The NetherlandsHolland’s version of the Louvre is a must, and this tour will introduce first-time visitors to the impressive and expansive collection that curates Dutch history over the centuries. For those who aren’t familiar with Dutch culture, you will explore its rich and vibrant past through a selection of paintings and artifacts from the 8000 objects on display. You’ll explore familiar names like Rembrandt while discussing lesser known items like 17th century dollhouses and Vermeer’s portrait of domesticity, “The Milkmaid.” There’s even a fascinating 19th century library containing more stories than could ever be told. By the end, you’ll have a good overview of the museum’s collection and you may even know how to pronounce its name correctly.Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
This is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Waterland, Waterland, Amsterdam, North Holland ProvinceA bus ride of 10 minute than we walk to a local village house. After an introduction and a drink we go with a canoe (2 or 3 persons in 1 canoe) to the Dutch nature preserve, Half way we have a picnic at an island. On the way back we stop a the local village house, before we go back by bus to Amsterdam NOORDDuration: 5 hours 15 minutes