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Tour Of Amsterdam At Christmas

3 hours

The ultimate Christmas in Amsterdam

Sinterklaas, the Amsterdam Light Festival, and ice-skating like a pro

  • From 49.26 USD pp (based on 8 adults)

  • Private & 100% personalized tour

  • 3 hours

  • Walking Tour

  • Hosted in English (On request: Arabic, Catalan, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish)

You’ll join one of our local hosts to get into the festive spirit in Amsterdam, which you’ll be happy to learn starts in November with the arrival of Sinterklaas (not sure what we mean? Ask your host!).

An early start means you can squeeze in a few more weeks of festive cheer. What a great idea. Anyway, while the city is draped in twinkling lights, the canals are lit up with the incredible light sculptures of the Amsterdam Light Festival and there are ice-rinks all over the place, you’ll explore and soak up all the festive good cheer.

If that’s not enough to get you in the holiday spirit, the mulled wine probably will be.

From the colourful lights of the festival to Christmas markets where you can pick up some gifts and decorations to take back home with you, to taking to the ice and gliding across one of the city’s beloved ice-rinks (or if you’re more Bambi on ice, that’s cool too, it happens to the best of us), there’s plenty to celebrate over Christmas in Amsterdam! 

    • Join one of our hosts to discover Amsterdam’s best loved Christmas traditions and stunning light displays
    • Check out the incredible Amsterdam Light Festival, a collection of unique light sculptures which seem to float above the canals - a unique take on Christmas lights!
    • Explore a magical Christmas market where you can pick up gifts to take home (one for your family, two for you)
    • Sip on mulled wine or hot chocolate, then take to the ice! Ice-skating is a festive tradition here, so it would be rude not to
    • Soak up the festive atmosphere and let your host tell you about a few Dutch Christmas traditions, like who on earth Sinterklaas is
    • This experience will be personalized to you!
    • What’s included
    • 3-hour experience
    • Private and personalized
    • A cup of hot chocolate, mulled wine to warm up or a soft drink per person
    • Start when you like (but for the best display we suggest after dark)
    • Kids under 12 go for free - hooray!
    • Scenic walking experience
    • What’s not included
    • Additional food and drink
    • Transport costs
    • Tickets to any attractions
    • Gratuities (optional)
  • Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

  • Cancel 14 days before the experience for a full refund

    COVID-19 Flexible Policy: you can cancel for free up to a day before the experience and receive a full refund.

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