Private bike tour Old Amsterdam/ Canal Ring/ Amsterdam South


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Adventure / Active, City, Museums / Culture


Kid Friendly: No. Suitable for mature teenagers

Friendly: No.
You must be able to ride a bike, we'll bike over a few bridges and in the crowded city center of Amsterdam.

Maximum travelers: 10



Portuguese (conversational), English (fluent), Dutch (fluent)

Bike tour 3 hours with a private guide

Explore the most beautiful area's of Amsterdam by bike!

Your tour starts in the old city center of Amsterdam, where you will learn everything about the old harbour of Amsterdam(redlight district). If you are interested we can even visit a former window brothel in the narrowest alley way of Amsterdam.

After this we visit the Canal Ring, built in the 17th century and now listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We bike along the banks of the canals, admiring the colorful house boats, narrow merchant houses, and many of the city's most famous monuments, such as the Westerkerk and Anne Frank House.

After a small break for a free cheese tasting, we bike towards the Leidseplein, the Vondelpark and the museum district.

We end our tour with a visit to a beautiful courtyard, church and wing of the Amsterdam museum.

This tour is the ideal way to get to know your way around Amsterdam quikly! A great mix of history, current changes in town. cool places and a lot of humor.


We start in the old city center, Dam square, than visit the canal ring, the Anne Frank House, the Jordaan and some hidden courtyards.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Damrak 247, in front of the shop 'Rent a Bike'. I'll be standing at the bench, wearing a Tours by Locals ID.

Only if this is located in the Old City Center (zip code 1012).

Only at Amsterdam's Central Train Station

> Any other meeting location: let me know where you would like to start, so I can see if this is possible

End location: We can end at the meeting location, or perhaps in a nice local bar or restaurant in the old city center.

Duration: 3 hours

If the weather is too bad and cycling is not possible, I will change the tour in a walking tour.


Bike Tour

What’s Included

Other: - Bike rent
- Simple Dutch cheese tasting
- Visit wing of the Amsterdam museum (when open)

Estimated Local Cash Needed

5 Euros - About 5 Euros for a stop for warm coffee, fresh soda and/or some good Dutch applepie or a snack.

What’s Extra

Other: Personal purchases


- I don't guide in museums
- I don't own a car but if necessary can arrange transfer. Do notice: public transport is pretty good arranged in Holland and usually cheaper.

A Recent Review of this tour

Ian was fantastic. Great knowledge of Amsterdam. The tour flew by as he made it so interesting. We covered a ton in 3 hours. Ian spoke great English and gave us great suggestions for other things to do. The bikes we used were fantastic I would highly recommend Ian to everyone who wants an overview of Amsterdam. Ian took us to a chocolate shop he owned and treated us to wonderful nibbles
Christine Michaels

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