Make the most of your layover in Amsterdam with your own private guide!
Amsterdam is waiting for you to be discovered.
If you have at least a 6 hour layover, why not let me show you the highlights of my city?
Let me help you to maximize your time and have an unforgettable day in this beautiful city. Be surprised by our cosmopolitan capital with its historic charm.
After we have met I will take you on a highlights walking tour for 2-3 hours. There is time for shopping and tastings as well. You can ask all the questions that you have in mind and we can stop to take pictures as often as you want.
After the highlights tour you will board your Canal Cruise. A Canal Cruise is a must-do activity in Amsterdam. You will enjoy the canals, bridges, noble canal houses and funny house boats during your panoramic canal cruise.
Your tour ends at Schiphol Airport.
Please have a look at my other tours on this page too. They can also be booked as layover! Just tell me what you have in mind and I will suggest a tour itinerary
* pick up at Schiphol Airport
* transfer to the city center
* city highlights walking tour (2-3 hours)
* panoramic Canal Cruise (1 hour, by boat)
* return transfer and drop off at Schiphol Airport
During your tour you will see:
- Old City with ancient canals, bridges, old churches and gabled houses
- Flower Market
- Royal Palace
- Canal district with patrician houses and so much more!
The tour can be adjusted to accommodate your wishes. If you have more time then the tour can also be extended with visits to the famous art museums or the Anne Frank House . Please contact me for details.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Airport
End Point Options: Airport
Duration: 4 hours
The duration and start times of this tour are flexible, depending upon your flight schedule but you should at least allow 6 hours between arrival and departure.
Due to extended security checks and possible traffic jams on our way from/to the airport delays may occur and we want to make sure that you are in time for your connecting flight.
You are responsible for the proper travel documents to enter the Netherlands during your layover. So please do check with the authorities prior to your booking.
We use public transit (train) from the airport and walk from/to the cruise ship terminal (the terminal is located in the city centre, so we start our walking tour right at the terminal).
The Highlights tour is a walking tour. The Canal Cruise is a 60 minutes round trip in the Canals on a glass covered boat.
- Guiding Services
- Public Transportation Tickets
- Admission Tickets
Estimated Local Cash Needed
5 EUR - per person for a drink or snacks.
The local currency is the Netherlands is the Euro. Other currencies (e.g. USD) are not accepted. In shops, restaurants, tourist attractions and taxis you can usually pay with your credit card (Visa and Mastercard, American Express is less common).
- Personal Expenses
- Food, Drinks, Snacks
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Frank gave me a very thorough walking tour, then gave me directions for taking in a few other sights before I needed to head back to the airport. He was very knowledgeable, helpful and adaptable and I learned a lot!