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Customise Your Visit: Half Day with a Local


9 reviews
4 hours | from €50.00 pp
Ditch the guidebook and get ready to see the real Amsterdam! Explore the city as you would if you were staying with a friend who lived there and in just half a day you’ll discover Amsterdam like a local as you visit famous attractions and discover hidden gems. See the city’s highlights or discover an off the beaten path neighbourhood, get oriented and immerse yourself in the city’s food with a local by your side to navigate on your personalised adventure in Amsterdam.
4 hrs
Start when you want
Private & personalised

What you'll do

Join a like-minded Local Host to explore a neighbourhood of your choice or to visit the most famous sights, discovering hidden local gems nearby so you can see the city through the eyes of the locals.Read more +

Immerse yourself in a local neighbourhood, discovering unique places that match your interests or visit the most famous districts to and famous sights, wandering along the canals and getting a taste of local life.

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

Your local will also advise you on the best way to spend the following days of your trip, allowing you to discover other areas of the city 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 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. 

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 the main attractions in the area, 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
* 4 hours with a Local Host
* Walking experience (other transport can be arranged at an additional cost)


What's Not Included

* Food and drinks
* 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 half 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 as well as a few off the beaten path spots 
* Discover the highlights of the area or neighbourhood that you explore through the eyes of a local 
* See the real Amsterdam that you wouldn't find in a guidebook
* Get tips and tricks from your local and ask any questions you have about exploring the city

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


Emad A

A short tour

Olga is an amazing person to talk to and to walk with, whether you walk fast or slow, and whether you would like to talk about art or just random things, Olga is the one. She would make your time exploring Amsterdam, a great experience. I spent 4 hours with her but time flew fast, and I wish I had a longer time before my flight. Thank you CityUnscripted for having Olga as a host.

William B

Fantastic guide

Anna was such a pleasure to be with. She was very knowledgeable and yet fun to spend time with she made the experience a great one for my wife Nina and I.

Fiona V

Waking tiur

Anna was very knowledgeable and really made an effort to cater the tour to our wishes. She was easy to chat to and very accommodating. Thanks Anna for providing us with an insightful experience and showing us sights we would never have found.

Marg L

Excellent tour

We had a wonderful half day walking tour with Olga. She put together an interesting mix of buildings,museums and general streets to see. We walked from one end of the city to the other and Olga’s kjnowledge and insights into Amsterdam life were very interesting and helped us understand better the Dutch way of life. Olga has a good sense of humor and she was a pleasure to have as a guide.