Holland's most beautiful city at just 10 miles from Amsterdam
Haarlem is one of the most interesting cities in the Netherlands, at just 11mls from Amsterdam. Beautiful canals, history, great architecture and interesting museums.
The trains from Amsterdam station arrive at Haarlem station, at just a 10-minute walk from the market square. This tour includes a walk through the old city centre and a visit to the Frans Hals museum. During the walk we will visit some inner courtyards with almshouses, the Bavo church and other spots in the old city centre related to Frans Hals, the famous Dutch master who spent almost his entire life in Haarlem.
The tour starts and ends at Haarlem train station and will take around 4hrs. If you prefer, I can send a car to pick you up from Amsterdam or I pick you up by train from Amsterdam.
When you prefer, we can take more time and add extra visits, like the Corie Ten Boom museum, Spaarndam (Hans Brinker statue), the beach or the World War II Honorary Cemetary in the dunes.
Frans Hals museum is closed on Monday.
09. 30hrs meet at Haarlem train station
09. 30-11. 30 guided walk Haarlem
11. 30-13. 30 museum visit or alternative program
13. 30hrs end of tour at Haarlem train station
The Frans Hals museum is closed on Mondays. Please contact me if you want this tour on a Monday, without the Frans Hals museum.
Meeting Point + Tour Duration
Meeting Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
End Point Options: Rail or Bus Station, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building
Duration: 4 hours
The tour is also possible for your group. I can arrange busses in all sizes. Just contact me.
The tour will be done walking but let me know if you want to do the tour by car (surcharge). If you want, I can pick you up from your hotel in Amsterdam or from the airport.
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 euro - 16 euro Entrance to the Frans Hals museum
2,5 euro entrance Bavo church (if open)
You can buy train tickets at the Central station in Amsterdam (10 euro pp)
Or I can pick you up from Amsterdam central station, extra charge will be 90 euro (+ ticket 10 euro per person)
Or I can arrange a private transfer from airport or from Amsterdam hotel. Price for a group 1-6 persons is 180 euro return transfers. (90 euro per one way).
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We did a walking tour with Vincent. He was amazing, and brought the city alive. I would definitely use him again.