1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam

Amsterdam: Chocolate Tasting and Private Tour

Product ID: 148772
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Come and learn in a delicious way about chocolate, Amsterdam and the Dutch spice trade.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Dutch, English
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a private tour in the old city center & former harbor area of Amsterdam
  • Pass by places important to the Golden Century/VOC
  • Hear about Amsterdam's history, local hot spots and current changes in the Red Light area
  • Enjoy chocolates from all over the world, including single-origin chocolates & award-winners
  • Learn about the Netherland's Golden Century, the VOC (Dutch East India Company)
  • Try some delicious homemade bonbons
Full description
Walk through the old city center/red light district, also known as the former harbor area of Amsterdam. Your private guide is a local, who can show you the area like no other guide can.

This tour is an ideal mix of history, local hotspots, changes in the area and stories about the city that became the richest town in the world due to the trade in spices, and still has the largest cacao habor in the world.

Then enjoy a chocolate and spice tasting. The chocolate & spice shop is located in the old harbor of Amsterdam, the Red Light District. In the tasting you will try all different chocolates, from white to 100%, from different parts of the world, chocolates with spices, etc. Also, smell and taste some spices from the Spice Islands, a former Dutch colony, and of course taste delicious home made bonbons.
Includes
  • A private tour in the old city center of Amsterdam
  • Single origin chocolate tasting from all over the world
  • Home made chocolate tasting
  • Water in between courses
Not suitable for
  • Children under 14 years

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Damrak 247, your guide will be standing at the bench in front of the 'Rent a Bike' shop. The shop is located under the tower with the clock.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The shop is located in the Red Light District, this is the former harbor area of Amsterdam. It is not adviced to book this activity with children, only with (mature) teenagers
• There is no rest room and no real seating in the chocolate shop