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Lonely Planet Experiences: Amsterdam Bike Tour with a Local

Product ID: 3941
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It only takes 5 minutes to feel like a local Amsterdammer on your bike, as this small group tour takes you through the city center, financial district, and hidden spots of Amsterdam. There is no better way to get familiar with this city than by bike.
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Duration: 3 hours
Starting time 10:00 AM
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Live tour guide
English

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Experience

Highlights
  • Cycle along Amsterdam's dykes, bridges, and canals
  • Admire the city's different types of architecture
  • Learn about Amsterdam's history while exploring the city center, financial district, and more
Full description
Experience the best travel stories for yourself! Join a local expert and uncover hidden gems on this Lonely Planet Experience.

Start your Amsterdam tour by jumping on board a bicycle and travel like the locals do! Join this quirky Amsterdam bike tour that gets you on the city’s most beloved form of transportation accompanied by a stories and tales from the city’s past and present. You’ll feel like a true Amsterdammer in no time!

Meet your local guide in the city centre and hop on a Dutch back-pedal bike. Your Amsterdam bike tour adventure is inspired by Pete Jordan’s “In the City of Bikes”, a tale of bike culture in the city throughout history, which lends an intriguing narrative to the day’s adventure. 

Weave your way through Amsterdam’s history by starting downtown and then making your way out to the northern dijks (dykes). Hit up historical sites in the financial district along the way and get an up-close look at the city’s defences, learning how windmills, canals, and walls helped build this nation and its people.
Includes
  • English speaking guide
  • Bikes for the whole afternoon
What’s Not Included
  • Items of personal nature incl. beers at the brewery and coffee and/or snacks at the library terrace bar
  • Tips or gratuities for drivers or guides

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Meeting point

Rent-a-Bike, Damstraat 20 -22, 1012 HK Amsterdam. Your guide will be in the shop wearing or holding something red with the local partner's logo on it.

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Children policy: Children Must be 12 years old or older
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Product ID: 3941