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Day Trip to Haarlem


5 hours | from €74.50 pp
Just a fifteen minute train ride from Amsterdam is Haarlem, a culturally rich and historic city that’s the perfect size to explore in a day! This Medieval city might be small, but it’s absolutely packed with fascinating places to visit and has a rich history to discover, and with a local by your side you’ll be able to discover the hidden gems as well as the city’s iconic architecture, charming canals and winding cobbled streets. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a fairytale as you explore picturesque squares, iconic gothic churches, traditional windmills and beautiful canals, and with a local to guide you, you’ll be able to see the city’s rich history come to life!
5 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking and Train

What you'll do

Join a like-minded local to enjoy a day trip to Haarlem, a small but historic and cultural city that’s only fifteen minutes from Amsterdam by train. Explore the city and discover its picture postcard beauty, see historic churches like the impressive Grote Kerk and stroll around the Grote Markt which is a hub for arts and culture in the city.Read more +

Climb to the top of Molen de Adriaan, a traditional Dutch windmill which overlooks the river; although this is a reconstruction, this classic windmill will give you a taste of the city through the ages!

Visit the Frans Hals museum to see the incredible paintings of Haarlem’s most famous resident, stroll along cobbled streets which have been voted the best shopping destination in the Netherlands, discover hidden courtyards and try some local beer at a traditional brewery - you’ll see that despite its size there’s so much to see in Haarlem!

Enjoy an authentic meal with your local, and get recommendations for other places to explore during your stay, so you can keep traveling like a local!


What To Expect

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, interests and the food you love so we can assign a like-minded local who can create a bespoke experience for you. 

Your Local Host will communicate with you directly to suggest a few trattoria options and agree a meeting time and place. 

Although you will enjoy a meal at a great trattoria, your Local Host will also help you with suggestions to discover other great places to eat & drink and suggest local spots that you won’t find in a guidebook and that makes the city unique. 


What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 5 hours with a Local Host
* Transportation cost to and from Haarlem, which takes up to 20 minutes by fast train
* Walking experience once at destination (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)


What's Not Included

* Food and drinks
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs (additional to the ones included in the experience)
* Gratuities (optional)


Meeting Point

Your meeting point is flexible, and to be agreed with your Local Host. Meet-up at your hotel or accommodation can be requested, or your Local Host will meet you at a convenient location close to the start of your experience.


Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 14 days before your experience and get a full refund.  

Experience Highlights

* Take a train from Amsterdam with a local to Haarlem, a Medieval city to the north 
* Explore the city and discover its rich culture and historic landmarks 
* See the most iconic attractions like the Grote Kerk, Molen de Adrian, and Grote Markt 
* Visit famous museums and galleries, browse unique boutiques or simply stroll through the city to discover hidden gems 
* Enjoy an authentic local meal at a restaurant recommended by your local 
* Get recommendations for other trips to take from Amsterdam or areas of the city to explore 

Total: EUR
per adult
Start when you want

You can specify your preferred start time after booking

Experience type
Private and personalised to what you want to see and do.
Multiple languages available. Request at time of booking.
Kids go free
Kids up to 12 years old go free