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Customise Your Visit: Full Day with a Local

Amsterdam

7 reviews
8 hours | from €90.00 pp
Discover Amsterdam as you would if you were visiting a friend who lived there, someone who knows their city, and you, inside out! Whether you want to tick the most famous attractions off your bucket list or discover an off the beaten path local neighbourhood, your local will create a personalised experience just for you. See the highlights, immerse yourself in the city’s culture and live like a local for a day as you stroll through the city, stopping to enjoy the little things and indulge in sweet treats as well as visiting inspiring landmarks or famous galleries. So ditch the guidebook, and with your host by your side to navigate, see the real Amsterdam like a local.
8 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised
Walking

What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host to explore a neighbourhood or two in the city, discovering hidden local gems as well as the city’s highlights, all through a local lens of course! Visit the most iconic sights, famous museums and leafy parks as well as and the smaller attractions, historic streets and bohemian neighbourhoods that most visitors miss.Read more +

Indulge in the sweet treats that Amsterdam is famous for like poffertjes and delicious Belgium waffles or enjoy lunch at an authentic local bistro, cafe or restaurant; a handpicked place that suits your preferences, budget, and dietary requirements. 

As well as visiting the places you most want to see, stop by local spots and places of interest along the way that your host recommends to get an authentic insight into local life in Amsterdam. 

Your Local Host will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of Amsterdam that you will love and revealing other hidden gems that they know you’ll love. 

 

What To Expect 

We’ll be in touch within 24 hours after booking to find out more about your personality, tastes, and interests 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 an itinerary and agree a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do and eat. 

Your Local Host may also suggest adjustments or new routes if they feel that there is something just around the corner that you may enjoy, or perhaps if the weather affects your itinerary.

Although you will see well-known sights, your Local Host will also help you to discover the places, things, and stories that you won’t find in a guidebook and that make the city unique.

  

What's Included

* Private and personalised experience
* 8 hours with a Local Host
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)

 

What's Not Included

* Additional food and drinks from the ones provided in the experience
* Tickets to any attractions
* Transportation costs 
* Gratuities (optional)

  

Cancellation Policy

Cancel up to 7 days before your experience and get a full refund.

 

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.

Experience Highlights

* Spend a day with a local who will create an experience that's fully customised to your interests and what you'd most like to see 
* See Amsterdam’s iconic attractions or off the beaten path spots - the choice is yours!
* Get a unique insider’s perspective as you explore the city 
* Discover the highlights of the area or neighbourhood that you explore
* See the real Amsterdam that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
* Eat and drink like a local, picking up street food from a market or stopping off at an authentic local restaurant
* Get tips and tricks from your local for other areas to explore and exciting things to do for the rest of your trip

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

Reviews

Dave O

The most enjoyable day

My wife and I were privileged to have Anna as our guide for 8 hours in Amsterdam. We enjoyed visiting some incredible museums, walking through beautiful areas of the city we wouldn’t have known about, having morning tea and lunch in spectacular (not expensive) locations frequented by locals and hearing about the rich history of the city. Anna was punctual, courteous, engaging and extremely enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the city. It was our pleasure spending time with her.

Steve G

Great time in Amsterdam

Claire was very knowledgeable and took us on a "local" tour. pointing out several things we would never know. Her recommendations for shops and restaurants were fantastic. She is an excellent guide that we would recommend to anyone. Thanks Claire!!

Vonny S

Olga was amazing! Totally love her

Olga made the perfect itinerary for me my husband and the kids. She was so friendly, smiling all the time and the 8 hours walking tour pass by so fast and we don’t even feel tired at all. She brought us for lunch at De Plantage and it was just as perfect as the itinerary. Thank you Olga for making us a wonderful day in Amsterdam.

Marilyn L

Wonderful walk in Amsterdam!

We had a great day with Riccardo Olivo in Amsterdam. He was young, energetic and very knowledgeable. We appreciated the fact that he was educated and well travelled so that we had a lot in common. He knew the city backwards and forwards. We did a lot of walking but that is really the only way to see Amsterdam. We saw more than would have been possible if we had been on a group tour. Riccardo sent us an introductory email and framed the tour to match what we wanted to see. He was just so pleasant and interesting and it was a pleasure spending the day with him.