Welcome to City Free Tour Amsterdam!

Welcome to Amsterdam!

Worldwide known for its liberal attitude, rich history, beautiful little houses and surprises on every corner, Amsterdam is a great city to discover. And with all the canals and narrow streets it’s the best city to explore by walking.

We’ve collected the most interesting places, amazing views and best stories for our city tours. Join our free walking tours on any day or check out our specials. Local, experienced guides will take you on a unique journey through the city and turn Amsterdam into a live museum!

Read more about the tours and make a reservation. Or contact us for questions or requests via email or telephone:

Email: amsterdam@cityfreetour.com

Phone: + 31 6 19 35 20 96


Amsterdam City Free Tour

Free Red Light District Tour

Best of Amsterdam Tour

A broad introduction to Amsterdam 

Free walking tours (tip-based)

Every day at 1.30 PM

In this 2,5 hour walking tour we will take you through 800 years of history, culture and curiosities. Showing you many highlights and hidden secrets of Amsterdam. Giving you an understanding of how Amsterdam became the city it is today. And while walking, you’ll get a feel for the Dutch tolerance and the Amsterdam lifestyle.

Length: 2.5 hours

Reservation is needed

Meeting point: Nieuwmarkt (square), in front of café restaurant De Waag.

This is the old city gate (looks like a castle, in the middle the square) . View on map.

It is a 5-10 min, walk from Dam Square or Central Station.

Highlights: Old city gate, Jewish Quarter, Rembrandt house, canal houses, bookmarket at the University of Amsterdam, anonymous art, Begijnhof (oldest inner courtyard), hidden church, Amsterdam Museum (with gallery), Canal Belt (World Unesco Inheritance), East India trading company, smallest house, cheese tasting, Royal Palace, Old Church, Red Light District.

Themes: Fighting the water, freedom of religion, trading and the Golden Age, Dutch tolerance, famous artists, the influence of Napoleon, the Jewish community and World War 2, the roaring 70’s and our liberal city.

This is a free tour, tip based only

Is your group bigger then 6 people?  Please send us an email.

A journey throug a unique area

Free walking tour (tip-based)

 Only on Friday at 8 PM

In this evening walk we take you on a journey through a unique area – revealing the secrets behind the windows of this infamous district.

Find out about the history of the oldest part of Amsterdam. How the prostitution once started in the very heart of the city, right next to the church. The many ways in which the government has tried to fight it and how the oldest profession in the world eventually was legalized there.

 Experienced guides will show you the openness of the prostitution these days and the unusual way the Dutch deal with complex issues. Making sure you will see all the significant details and hear all the inside information.

Length: 1.5 hours

Reservation is needed

Meeting point: Nieuwmarkt (square), in front of café restaurant De Waag.

This is the old city gate (looks like a castle, in the middle the square) . View on map.

It is a 5-10 min, walk from Dam Square or Central Station.

Highlights: The old harbor, history of prostitution, secrets behind the windows, respecting the sexworkers, Casa Rosso and peep shows, red lights and blue lights, fighting human traffic, the smallest street, the oldest coffeeshop and a  mix of happenings.

This is a free tour, tip based only  

Is your group bigger then 6 people?  Please send us an email.

 Amsterdam in all its diversity 

Half day private tour

Upon request 

Within 4 hours we take you through all the different area’s of the Amsterdam city centre: The busy centre around Dam Square, the old Jewish Quarter, the infamous Red Light District, the famous Canal Belt (World Unesco Inheritance) and the pictoresque and vibrant Jordaan area.

This way we can show you the city centre from every angle. And tell you the story of Amsterdam in the most complete way.

Our tours are always full of history, culture and curiosities and our guides have lots of interesting stories about Amsterdam, the people, buildings and events. 

The tour is suitable for couples, friends, families, colleagues and other (small) groups. Let us give you the ultimate feel for Amsterdam and all its contradictions.

Length: 4 hours

Highlights:  Old city gate, Red Light District, Old Church, Rembrandt house, Jewish Quarter, Bookmarket at the University of Amsterdam, anonymous art, Flower market, Secret Church, Begijnhof (oldest inner courtyard), Amsterdam Museum (with gallery),  Royal Palace, Canal Belt (World Unesco Inheritance), East India company, Nine Little Streets, smallest house, widest bridge, cheese tasting, Anne Frank House, Jordaan area, hidden gardens.

This is a private tour which can be booked on request.

The price depends on the number of people. 

Contact us for more information.


 

Amsterdam Exclusive Tour

Rijksmuseum Tour

Jewish District Tour

Complete experience of Amsterdam

Full day private tour

Upon request 

Would you like to see as much as possible of Amsterdam within 1 day? Our exclusive Full Day tour will make your visit complete. We will make sure that in one day you will experience Amsterdam to the fullest.

Our tours are always full of history, culture and curiosities and our guides have lots of interesting stories about Amsterdam, the people, buildings and events. 

The tour can be customised to if you have any requests. We can also include a visit to the Rijksmuseum or Van Gogh Museum (preferably 1 hour).

Length: 6 hours (Including 1 hour lunch break)

Highlights: Amsterdam historical centre (with the Red Light District, Old City gate, Old Church, Dam Square (Royal Palace), Jewish District (with the Rembrandt house), De Pijp area (with a famous street market and Dutch food tasting), Museum Square (with the Rijksmuseum and I Amsterdam Sign), Canal Belt (World Unesco Inheritance) and Nine Streets (shopping area), Begijnhof (oldest inner courtyard with secret church), Amsterdam Museum, Flower market, Jordaan area (with Anne Frank house and secret gardens).

This private tour can be booked upon request

The price depends on the number of people. Contact us for more information.

The most important museum of the country

Private museum tour  

Upon request

You can spend a whole day in the Rijksmuseum, where art and history meet. We make sure you won’t get lost, by showing you the master pieces and other special paintings and objects. Telling you about the influence of time, themes and details in the artworks and the characters of their creators.

Length: 2 hours

Highlights: Rembrandt (The Nightwatch), Vermeer (The Milkmaid), and Frans Hals in the gallery of honour, paintings and objects from the Golden Age, Dollhouses, Delft Blue, Van Gogh (Self portrait). 

Private tour upon request

Price depends on the number of people. Contact us for more information.

Jewish history in Amsterdam

Private tour

Upon request 

Discover the area of Amsterdam with its famous flea market, Opera and botanical gardens. For hundreds of years it was known as the Jewish Quarter of Amsterdam. Already since the 17th century Amsterdam had a large Jewish community that influenced the city and its culture over the years. Find our how the Jewish people took part in shaping the city the way it is today. And see how World War 2 once changed the disctrict and Amsterdam completely.

Length: 2 hours

Highlights: De Waag (Old city gate), Rembrandt house (famous painter who lived in the Jewish Quarter),Waterloo Sqare market, old draw bridge, Spinoza monument (Jewish philosopher), (Previous) Jewish boys orphanage, Portuguese Synagogue, world’s most important Jewish library, Jewish Historical Museum, Gratitude monument, Plantage park, Henri Polaklaan (named after the founder of The Netherland’s first Diamond Union), Hollandsche Schouwburg, Auschwitz monument, Dock worker monument (Commemorating the largest public anti-Nazi uprise). 

This private tour can be booked upon request

Price depends on the number of people. Contact us for more information.