What better way to immerse yourself in the history and culture of Amsterdam than with a guided tour led by an English speaking guide? On this tour we will walk around the most iconic points in the city, all the while informing you about the most surprising and interesting details about the Dutch capital.
Free Walking Tour of Amsterdam
Following our expert guide, history comes combined with entertainment, and it's for this reason that this walking tour is one of the most popular in all Europe. Here you will get to know the history of the Dutch capital from start to finish: how it emerged from the banks of the Amstel River to become one of Europe´s richest cities, its invasion and occupation during the Second World War and its present as a cultural capital with its history of decriminalisation.
This tour makes for a perfect introduction to the city, taking in many of the major landmarks which makes it renowned: Anne Frank's house, The Jewish Quarter, Dutch East India Company headquarters, canals, locks, and hidden churches.
This FREE Tour will help you get your bearings in this often confusing city and allow you to make the most out of your stay here.
- This tour is designed for small groups and individual travellers. If you are a group of more than 9, please take a look at our private tours.
- The tour has an average length of 2.5 hours, usually ending at Anne Frank's house, however the guides with whom we work will vary their route depending on the best interests of your group.
There is a local tax applied, meaning that although the tour itself is free, each guest must pay €1.50 for the tourist tax to take part. This tax will be collected by the guide at the beginning of the activity.
Free tours do not have a fixed price, rather each person offers the guide the amount they consider appropriate, depending on their level of satisfaction.
Please check local restrictions before traveling. All of our services comply with recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.
2 hours 30 minutes.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.
English speaking expert guide
When to book?
You can book up to the start time, as long as there are places remaining. Book now to guarantee your spot.
Type of voucher
Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.
Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation. An accompanying person is required.
All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.
No printing of documentation required.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
If you have any other questions please contact us.
If you are not able to attend the tour, please cancel your reservation, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
In front of the National Monument in Dam Square