Historical Private Tour of Amsterdam


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City, First Time Visitor, Local Experience


Kid Friendly: Yes. Guests ages 0 and up can attend. However, If you bring a guest that's under 18, it's your responsibility to make sure the activities they participate in are age-appropriate.

Friendly: Yes.
Small adjustments can be made to make the tour suitable for people with disabilities, such as for those in a wheel chair. However, please inform me beforehand so I may make any required adjustments in the itinerary.

Maximum travelers: 10



English (fluent), Dutch (fluent), French (basic), German (basic), Spanish (advanced)

Get a idea of everything Amsterdam has to offer

Do you want to get a sense what Amsterdam has to offer? Then this tour is for you.

In this Tour I would like to give you an overview of everything this City has to offer. From its humble beginnings as a 13th-century fishing village on a river bed to its current role as a major hub for business, tourism and culture, Amsterdam has had a strong tradition as a centre of culture and commerce.

We will discover why everyone talks about the special houses of the city, Hear the story of Anne Frank, Visit a hidden church, taste some Gouda Cheese and much more. Amsterdam is an Open Air museum and on this Tour you will see the best places and you get Unique perspective on the city.

If you are looking for a tour that touches on everything that Amsterdam has to offer, then this Tour is for you.

This entire tour can be customized to personal preferences. Please share them with me and I'd be happy to prepare something special for you.


We'll meet at your hotel, or other agreed point.

The order may vary depending on the starting point.

- The main Events of the last 800 years which made Amsterdam the city it is today.

- We will see the Oldest building of Amsterdam which is about 700 years old.

- Discover why the Red Light District is a Unique Area in the World.

- How Amsterdam was tolerant to other religions already in the 17th Century.

- How a fishermen village grew out to be one of the Richest cities in the World during the 17th Century.

- What the success was of the Dutch East indies Trade Company, and if it is open then we will see their 400 years old headquarters.

- We will be visiting a Hidden courtyard and learn who lived there.

- Discover the tragic story of Anne Frank and where she was hiding during the 2nd World War. (only visit from outside, no entrance included)

- Taste some typical dutch Gouda from one of the best cheese shops of Amsterdam.

and much much more. . . .

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Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building, Suggested by Guide: In front of Central Trainstation next to I Amsterdam Tourist info center. Look out for my pink umbrella.

End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 3 hours


This is a walking tour.

What’s Included

Other: - My time and service as your private guide

- Guide with my favorite Local Restaurants.

- A taste of one of the best cheeses of Amsterdam.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

6 euro - - For drinks and/or some snacks

We will pass by some lovely shops. So I do advice you to carry extra cash in case you see something you would like to purchase.

What’s Extra

Other: - Any food or drink

- Any personal purchases or expenses


I do not offer tours as a driver. I can accompany you in your vehicle or I can arrange for a separate car and driver.

A Recent Review of this tour

Thank you, Rocco! Our tenth grade students and chaperones were very pleased with the tour. The knowledge you shared was appreciated and has given them some items to think about and discuss as a class.
Teresa Larsen

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Private tour guide Rocco

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Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Rocco V.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/Private-History-Tour-Amsterdam

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