Visit two of Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage sites in one day; the famous Canal Belt and the typical Dutch polder called the Beemster.
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Amsterdam guided walking tour and Rijksmuseum visit.
From all over the world people are coming to Amsterdam, not only to enjoy this beautiful city, but also to visit the world famous collections in The Rijksmuseum. This tour is created to let you experience the best of both and a bit extra!
What to Expect
You will meet your local Dutch private guide at your hotel or vacation address to pick you up to start this exciting day with a city walking tour. During this walking tour you learn about the treasured heritage of Amsterdam, from the Golden Age to the present and find places that only locals visit as you stroll through the alleys without the hordes of tourists. Walk along the famous Canal Belt – a UNESCO World Heritage Site -, the Red Light District, hidden courtyards, enjoy a Jenever, or stop for typical Dutch Bitterballen.
After the walking tour your certified guide invites you to visit the prestigious Rijksmuseum with a fast-track entry,to discover the world-famous artwork of the Dutch masters. He will take you around through this beautiful museum with its unique collection and let you see remarkable details and learn you about the masterpieces by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Ruisdael, Frans Hals, Jan Steen, and others.
The itinerary is flexible and we will not rush you around. It’s possible that you will travel as locals do what means that Public Transport can be part of the day. At the conclusion of your experience, your guide can happily provide you with recommendations for the remainder of your city stay.
Walking steps is involved (Rijksmuseum)
The Rijksmuseum is one of the world’s most famous art museums and a true must-do.
The Rijksmuseum’s collection illustrates the history of The Netherlands, from the Middle Ages to the present. Don’t miss out on the absolute highlights, like Vermeer’s Milkmaid, Van Gogh’s Self-portrait and Rembrandt’s most well-known painting: the Night Watch. Other must sees : A gorgeous collection of Delft Blue pottery ranging from tea sets to vases, and the biggest and oldest art history library in the Netherlands.
Amsterdam was once a small fishing village, but has grown into the vibrant multicultural capital of the Netherlands and is like one big open-air museum. The city is renowned for its museums, colourful parks, abundance of bicycles and endless lattice of canals.