Amsterdam: Small-Group Bike Tour of Central Amsterdam
- Small group
- Duration: 3 hours
- Optional audio guide
Explore Amsterdam's Jewish quarter with a guide. Walk past monuments and buildings still bearing scars from WWII. Your guide will bring history to life, giving you a sense of how the city’s citizens coped during the occupation. Travel back in time to the dark days of WWII, learning what life was like during the occupation by the Germans from 1940-1945 and how Anne Frank became an iconic symbol of the brutality of suppression. Hear the story about her diary and how it came to be published by her father Otto Frank. Learn why the Dutch tried to co-exist with the occupying army and hear about several events, such as the February Strike and Winter of Hunger. Visit the Jewish Cultural Quarter, and listen to the history of the Portuguese synagogue and the Auswitz monument. Discover locations the Dutch resistance offered as secret hiding places to families like the Franks.
The Amsterdam Airport Express provides a quick and easy transfer from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to the city center of Amsterdam. Departing every 8 minutes from bus platform B17. This bus takes you directly to Stadionplein, Emmastraat, Museumplein, Rijksmuseum or Leidseplein. From there, you can get to many hotels in Amsterdam very easily. If you travel at night the same bus N97 goes twice per hour between 1 AM and 5 AM in both directions. Sit back and relax during the 25 minutes trip while you charge your smartphone, use the free WiFi and check your bus stop on one of the screens. The bus has a low entry so you can bring your luggage inside the bus and keep it with you. Full list of stops in both directions: Amsterdam Airport Knooppunt Schiphol Noord Anderlechtlaan Amstelveenseweg Olympisch Stadion Haarlemmermeerstation Emmastraat Museumplein Rijksmuseum Leidseplein B...
My QR code wouldn’t scan, which brings my rating down (could be because I used the ticket on the app, maybe a printed code would have worked), but the driver told me it’s okay and told me to sit down, and was overall incredibly nice!
Travel easily in Amsterdam and the surrounding area by purchasing an Amsterdam & Region Travel Ticket (ARTT). You can use the ARTT for unlimited travel by train (2nd class) between any of the following stations in Amsterdam and the Amsterdam Region: Amsterdam Amstel, Amsterdam Bijlmer ArenA, Amsterdam Central station, Amsterdam Holendrecht, Amsterdam Lelylaan, Amsterdam Muiderpoort, Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam Sciencepark, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuid, Duivendrecht, Schiphol Amsterdam Airport, Halfweg-Zwanenburg, Haarlem, Haarlem Spaarnwoude, Overveen, Zandvoort aan Zee, Zaandam, Zaandam Kogerveld, Purmerend Weidevenne, Purmerend, Purmerend Overwhere, Koog aan de Zaan, Zaandijk Zaanse Schans, Hoofddorp, Diemen, Weesp, Almere Poort, Almere Centrum, Almere Muziekwijk, Almere Parkwijk, Almere Buiten, Almere Oostvaarders, Lelystad Centrum, Diemen Zuid, Naarden-Bussum, Hilversum, Hilve...
It is really a good option to travel in amsterdam and its region. The only bad aspect of it is that you can not active it online and you must go to the centers to active it. So online sale is a joking.
With the Amsterdam Travel Ticket (ATT) you may travel by second-class train between Schiphol Amsterdam Airport and any of the following stations in Amsterdam: Amstel, Bijlmer Arena, Central Station, Holendrecht, Lelylaan, Muiderpoort, RAI, Sciencepark, Sloterdijk, Zuid and Duivendrecht. The ticket is also valid on all trams, buses, night buses, metros and ferries run by the Amsterdam Transport company: GVB. GVB operates an extensive network covering the whole of Amsterdam. Please note the ticket is not valid on buses operated by other transport companies such as EBS, Arriva and Connexxion (Except Connexxion buses 397 and N97). The ticket is valid on the Amsterdam Airport Express, bus 397 and Niteliner N97. Both are operated by Connexxion and depart from bus platform B17 at Schiphol Amsterdam Airport. Check Connexxion.nl for departure and arrival times or download the free app: Amsterda...
O calatorie la Amsterdam, si nu numai , in iuntreaga Olanda, este o experienta necesara pentru cei dornici sa cunoasca si sa inteleaga lumea in care traim.Olanda este o tara speciala in Europa, cu un popor exceptional, educat si generos, prietenos si binevoitor. O tara cu valori culturale exceptionale, cu muzeee diverse, viata culturala diversa, forme de distractie numeroase.Amsterdamul apare ca un oras desprins din cartea de istorie medievala, cu monumentelee sale arhitectonice in stil gotic sau art nouveau. Rotterdamul impresioneaza prin reconstructia arhitecturala , dupa al doilea razboi mondial. Orasul se afla sub protectia marelui port, obiectiv care poate fi vizitat cu ajutorul croazierelor turistice.
Meet your tour guide in front of the Amsterdam central station. Here your guide will introduce themselves and walk with you to the Old Town area and Red Light District. Learn about the Amsterdam history and see many sights like the Old Church, China Town, and the narrowest street of Amsterdam. After the Red Light District, walk to the Royal Palace, Dam Square, and Begijnhof. Hear interesting stories about the Dutch and learn everything you need to know about Amsterdam. Then head to the floating street market, where you could buy everything that is flower related. The tour ends at the Dam Square.
Tony really helped our family get on the right track with how to start our vacation. We met him on the first day of our arrival, and was very thankful for his insights on the city, as well as his other tips to put us on the right track. I can say without a doubt that the knowledge you receive from this walking tour will ultimately cover the cost of it. Thanks Tony!
Enjoy a private walking tour and see all the main sights of the historic center, including the enchanting bridges, barges, houseboats and mercantile houses of the Canal Belt. Get well-acquainted with Amsterdam’s cobblestoned streets, walking over the many beautiful bridges overlooking the iconic canals on the Canal Belt. Be guided along the waterways, seeing the recognizable tall and slim buildings, numerous houseboats, and, of course, some of the most famous sights in the city. Learn how the city evolved from a muddy town on the Amstel River in the 12th century to the modern day metropolis. Get a local’s perspective and discover some little-known secrets of the city, including tree-lined squares and private courtyards. Get priceless tips on how to make the most of your time in Amsterdam.
The story of Anne Frank is known around the world thanks to the touching and harrowing diary she kept of the period that she, her family, and 4 others spent in a hidden annex hiding from Amsterdam’s German occupiers. Less well-known is the story of her life as a young child that moved from Germany to Amsterdam due to her father's fears of Nazi Germany. They arrived in 1934 and settled in a house on the square Merwedeplein. Anne Frank spent many happy moments at this square and its surroundings. During this walking tour, visit the places that were important to Anne Frank in her childhood. See where she went to school and the shop where she bought her famous diary. Explore the area where she played outside and discover the house where Miep Gies lived for many years, the woman who gave Anne's dairy to Otto Frank. This tour takes place in the south of Amsterdam, where you will have the opp...
It was a lovely experience!We have been transferred for a while in the way of living of Anna's Frank family during the second war! Also,we have been informed what was happening during German's occupation in Netherlands! Thank you Julliet!
Ensure your trip to or from Amsterdam is hassle-free with a convenient private transfer between Amsterdam Schipol Airport (AMS) and your hotel or accommodation in Amsterdam city center. Choose from 3 suitable vehicle options that all give you the comfort and space your transfer needs. You will receive confirmation of your booking's availability within 1 business day. For groups of 3 passengers or fewer, choose from a sedan or business-class vehicle that can fit 3 standard-sized pieces of luggage. Alternatively, for groups of up to 7 passengers, choose the minivan option that can fit 7 standard-sized pieces of luggage. For groups of 8 passengers or fewer, select the minibus option which can fit 7 standard-sized pieces of luggage. For transfers from the airport, opt for a friendly meet and greet service from an English-speaking professional driver after baggage claim, available for an a...
Get into the Christmas spirit as you explore Amsterdam with a local guide. Stroll through the charming narrow streets and along the canals as they twinkle with festive lights. Follow the unique route of the Amsterdam Light Festival to see the stunning art installations made of colorful lights that are draped over the canals, lighting up the water with beautiful colors. Browse a Christmas market, indulging in some local foodie treats, warming up with a mulled wine or hot chocolate and maybe buying some unique Christmas gifts to take home. Visit one of the city’s well-loved ice-rinks - and enjoy Amsterdam’s classic Christmas scene. Get tips and tricks from your local guide about other Christmasy things to do in the city, and let them recommend places to eat where you can try traditional festive cuisine. The hosts are not tour guides by profession, instead, they are local people who have a...
Enjoy one of Belgium’s most incredible cities on this Bruges private day-trip from Amsterdam. Take the stress out of traveling, with this private car service that will have you picked up at your accommodation in Amsterdam, and taken to Bruges in a luxury vehicle. Bruges is the city of canals and it is one of many European cities to have been dubbed ‘The Venice of the North’. With so many waterways crisscrossing the city, it’s easy to see why a boat tour is one of the most popular things to do in Bruges. You’ll have approximately 4 to 5-hours to explore this great city and discover for yourself, all of its churches, canals and plenty of time to snap photos of the iconic windmills and sample famous Belgian chocolates. Your day of adventure will end with a private return trip back to Amsterdam, taking the stress out of your travels and ensuring you enjoy a scenic ride along the way.
This was the second time I visted Brugge, and I still consider it to be one of the most beautiful small towns in the world. This time I took my whole family for a day tour trip from Amsterdam. The driver was very courteous and on time. Highly recommend the trip if you don't mind six hours total retrun trip on the road.
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It was nice wheather! You can feel free. Museum fantastic.. You can see a lot and experience a different feeling. The molens they are so beautiful! I will go again with my family.
The boat was super comfortable and our hosts were welcoming, funny and they gave us interesting information.
The guidenwas very helpful, i arrived late and I could catch them in some point to take the rest of the tour
great experience.. and the tour guide was very accomodating.. big plus!
Everything was perfect. I can recommend to everybody ❤️