Half day in Amsterdam with a local

Museums, baristas and peddlers - the quaint quirks that characterize this progressive wonder.

(13 reviews)

  • Private &

  • 4 hours

  • From
    €35.00  EUR
    per person
    based on 8 adults

  • Walking

  • Multiple languages available
    (including English)

Think of this personalized experience with one of our hosts like spending the day with a friend.

You’ll shop, drink coffee, visit popular attractions and soak up the sights and sounds of the city. Game changer: the city happens to be Amsterdam, a progressive hub of creatives, artisans, bookstores, flower-sellers and coffee breweries.

The quaint cobbled lanes flank tranquil canals, and dodging bicycles should be a national sport. After ticking off your must-see sights in the city, allow your host to lead you off the beaten track and offer a glimpse into authentic local life in Amsterdam.

They can’t wait to share their home city with you, and although half a day isn’t possibly long enough to see all there is in this bustling urban antiquity, we hope you’ll embrace it all!

  • Spend half a day with a host who will create an experience that's fully customized to your interests and what you'd most like to see

  • See Amsterdam’s iconic attractions as well as a few secret spots you won’t find in a guidebook

  • Discover the highlights of the area or neighborhood that you explore through the eyes of a local

  • See the authentic Amsterdam, accessible only through the benefit of having a local host by your side

  • Get to know your host (over a coffee possibly made by a bearded barista) and chat to them about more potential places to visit in Amsterdam. Exploit their savvy!

This experience will be personalized to you!

What’s included

  • Private and personalized experience
  • 4 hours with a host
  • Walking experience ( if required, your host can suggest public transport or private taxi options )
  • Hotel meet-up ( available on request for central location )

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Tickets to any attractions
  • Transportation costs
  • Gratuities (optional)

Your hotel/apartment or any other central location

Cancel 7 days before the experience for a full refund

How does it work?

  • 1 Tell us about you!

    Tell us about you!

    Once you book, fill in a quick questionnaire and tell us what you’d like from your experience.
  • 2 We match you with a host

    We introduce you to your perfect local

    Build your perfect experience together
  • 3 The best part!

    The best part!

    Experience the city like you would with a knowledgeable friend living there

If you’re unsure about what experience to book or would like more information on how it all works, just email me here. I or someone from our Customer Experience Team will get in touch so we can suggest the perfect personalized experience for you.

If you prefer to speak to someone, feel free to send us your WhatsApp or cell number and we’ll give you a call back.

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Reviews for this experience

Best Sunday afternoon

We lucked out on the weather and Vincent was a terrific host. Wear comfortable shoes because you will see a lot of interesting places. Do NOT skip out on the apple pie.......EXCELLENT!!

October 2019

Reviewed by Dale B , hosted by Vincent

Walking Tour of De Pjip and surrounding area

We recently booked a half day walking tour of De Pjip through CityUnscripted with Lawrence as our guide. He was a great guide - knew Amsterdam like the back of his hand - told us some very interesting stories about Old Amsterdam and how it has expanded over the years. Stopped for coffee and lunch break - walked a lot and saw a lot. Thoroughly recommend this as a way to experience a city - a tour with a local who has plenty of knowledge - what a great concept. Will return soon!

August 2019

Reviewed by Stephanie W , hosted by Lawrence

Great experience!

Our tour guide Paloma was great. She showed us the historic area and the museum square. Rode the tram and subway.Great experience.

June 2019

Reviewed by MICHAEL R , hosted by Paloma

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