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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Grachtengordel

Amsterdam Light Festival Canal Cruise

Product ID: 48824
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Experience the lights of Amsterdam during the Light Festival on a 75-minute canal cruise from Centraal Station. Marvel at beautiful light installations and projections on the merchant houses, romantically floodlit bridges, and much more.
About this activity
Duration 75 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Dutch, English
Audio guide/headphones
Dutch, English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the unique light shows and projections of Amsterdam's Light Festival
  • Cruise along the Amstel River and be dazzled by Amsterdam, floodlit for the night
  • Sail under romantic bridges and past the merchant houses of the canals
  • Admire some of the city's cultural instituitions in their night time glory
  • Marvel at one-off light projections and art installations, such as the Temporal Tower
Full description
Climb aboard a canal boat to experience the incredible Light Festival of Amsterdam from the water.

You will be welcomed on board the boat at the Prins Hendrikkade mooring near Centraal Station. Festive glühwein can be purchased on the pier before you sail. Then, take your seat for a front-row view of the city, beautifully floodlit for the night.

The glass-roof barge will provide panoramic views of the illuminated merchant houses, and the romantic bridges as you cruise along the Amstel River. Marvel at the unique light installations and projections built for the festival, and see some of the city’s cultural institutions glittering against the night sky.

Once on board the boat, you will be provided with plenty of information about the innovative light sculptures you pass.
  • 75-minute canal cruise
What’s Not Included
  • Transfers
  • Food and drinks (glühwein can be purchased at the pier)

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Important information
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• All boats have on board toilet facilities
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Stromma Netherlands

Product ID: 48824