Things to do in Netherlands
Self-Guided Tour of Enkhuizen with Interactive City Game
Get to know Enkhuizen in a unique and affordable way. We offer you a self-guided tour, via our online App. You play a fun, family-friendly game. Answer questions about the locations and do search assignments. All on your smartphone. Log in on our free city game app and enjoy the city. Not a 'boring' guide, but you decide when to start, stop or pause. Use GPS to find the nicest squares, streets, and monuments. Get the most interesting facts about the city. Discover Enkhuizen with our unique city game app. Instructions for starting the tour will be given after booking. You can do this tour anytime you choose. This city game is also a perfect activity for large groups.
Private Walking Tour of Enkhuizen
Set off on foot to discover the charming city of Enkhuizen during this private, 2-hour walking tour. With your local guide, see historical monuments like the "Zuiderkerk" (South Church) and the Dromedary Defense Tower as well as hidden gems like the Snouck van Loosen park. Have plenty of time to ask your personal guide questions as you learn about the city’s unique character, and its local history and culture. The tour ends at the Zuiderzeemuseum, voted the "Holland's best museum" in 2013, 2014, and 2016.
Rude Bastards Tour of Amsterdam
This tour of Amsterdam is much different than the usual politically correct. Think of this as the politically incorrect tour of Amsterdam, so bear that in mind when going on this tour. It will be full of bad language, bad taste jokes and, yes, of course, a history lesson!. No snowflakes allowed!
Amsterdam's Red Light District: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Amsterdam is famous around the world for its liberalism, but its Red Light District is often thought of as a haven for looseness, lewdness and licentiousness. On this self-guided GPS audio tour, you'll look beyond the drunken tourists and you will find a vibrant, living neighbourhood, in which the roots of Dutch tolerance and pragmatism can be found and in whose contrasts the concept of “gedogen”, the uniquely Dutch method of turning a blind eye, is clearly on display. Join us on an exploration of this fascinating area and learn about its past, present and future as it struggles, like the rest of the city, to deal with the recent influx of tourists. This tour contains sexual themes, but that's what you were secretly hoping for, right?! The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline. Please be advised, this tour contains strong language.
Amsterdam West Specialty Coffee Spots: A Self-Guided Cycling Tour
Cycle through Amsterdam and get your java fix from some notable coffee spots. As a coffee lover, barista and inhabitant of Amsterdam for more than 5 years, I have a few cafés around the city that I hold dear. During this guided tour I’ll take you on a caffeinated ride through the Amsterdam West neighborhood and share my favorite places to go for a coffee with you. We will start at Trakteren Koffie, continue with Lot Sixty One and Monks Coffee Roasters, and conclude our journey at White Label. The tour is ready whenever you are and the audio plays automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smartphone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
Vondelpark and Old West Neighbourhood: A Self-Guided Audio Tour
Go where the locals go! Explore Amsterdam's Vondelpark and the diverse Old West Neighbourhood with this self-guided GPS audio walking tour. The Old West neighbourhood will amaze you with its great diversity in streets & buildings on such a very small surface. This audio walk will show you the hidden gems and the ‘off the beaten track’ in Amsterdam. You'll be surprised about all that is found in such a short walking distance! Starting at the Vondelpark, we'll make our way through a vibrant 19th century neighbourhood with a local atmosphere. The tour ends at a former tram depot (De Hallen) which is now a centre for media, culture, fashion, food and local crafts. We’ll go from a church to a mosque, from a busy shopping street to a quiet street with a ‘village’ vibe next to a local market. The tour is ready whenever you are. It plays audio automatically at exactly the right time and place using your smart phone's GPS and the VoiceMap mobile app, which also works offline.
An Amsterdam Introduction: A Self-Guided Audio Tour of the City's Origins
Join me on this self-guided audio introduction to the history of Amsterdam, and find out how this fisherman’s hamlet in a swamp became Europe’s most powerful trading hub in the 17th century. How did this happen? Let’s trace the clues along the canals and dykes, and uncover the history buried beneath these cobbled streets. Our walk takes us along the old port and the remains of the medieval city defences to the maze of little streets around the oldest building in Amsterdam. We’ll take in the Red Light District and Chinatown along the way, and end our exploration at Nieuwmarkt. There’s a marvel of engineering at the centre of the story too because for trade to flourish, Amsterdam had to keep the waters at bay. The tour’s highlights include: • How the disastrous consequences of the drainage of the original peat marshes still affect us today. • Why the Dutch have a reputation for tolerance • You’ll also find out why there’s so little of medieval Amsterdam left.
A tasty stroll through Pijp: A self-guided audio tour
Join me on a relaxing self guided audio tour around the Pijp. Along the way, you'll discover the cool places and insider spots where locals eat and drink. Stroll along the famous market and sample real Dutch treats. Relax while you walk through the park, learn about the history of this area and end your tour at a cute wine bar. See a side of Amsterdam hidden away from the usual tourist spots.
Ghosts of Amsterdam: "The Haunting Stories" City Game
Embark on a quest where you will learn about the most frightening stories of Amsterdam. Solve clues and unlock stories on your phone, as you discover Amsterdam’s spookiest landmarks such as the Red Light District, The Amsterdam Dungeon and many more. Are you up for an adventure? Highlights include: - Walk along Amsterdam’s City Center and visit the Dam Square, the Westerkerk, and lesser-known places. - Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our talented writers. - Learn about the creepy stories of a vengeful sister who haunts the area to this day, an unresolved hotel death and other centuries-old legends - Catch a glimpse of Amsterdam’s most famous ghosts wandering the city – will it be Aunty Cor or The Black Matthew? - Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt.
Romantic Amsterdam: "Fairytale or Tragedy" Exploration Game
Discover Amsterdam’s romantic sights by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone, which lead to new places and amazing stories. Play a romantic city game in Amsterdam while you solve exciting challenges and hunt for clues, indulging yourself with moments of blissful serenity along the way. Ready for an adventure? Highlights include: - Explore the Rembrandt House Museum, The City Hall, the Waag and lesser-known places. - Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers. - Discover how the Dutch developed a love affair with the tulip. - See the most beautiful and romantic theatre in the world. - Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt.
Private Tour of Simonehoeve Cheese Farm and Clog Factory
Here in Simonehoeve you will find an experience that the whole family can enjoy, both young and old. We explain how cheese and clogs are made. You will learn all about the history and current practice of this tradition. Besides this, you can try clogs on yourself and experience what it is like to walk in them. You can also taste our home-made farmhouse cheeses, fruit wine and the typical Dutch biscuits. You can take a look at our clogs and the souvenir shop. What's really unique is that we can engrave clogs with anything of your choice, ranging from names to dates, windmills and tulips.
Vip tour in our traditional cheese and clog farm Simonehoeve
Here in Simonehoeve you will find an experience that the whole family can enjoy, both young and old. We explain how cheese and clogs are made. You will learn all about the history and current practice of this tradition. Besides this you can try on clogs yourself and experience what it is like to walk in clogs. In our tasting you can taste our home-made farmhouse cheeses, fruit wine and the typical Dutch biscuits. You can take a look at our clogs and souvenir shop. What's really unique is that we can engrave clogs with anything of your choice, ranging from names with dates, windmills and tulips.
Private Guided Cheese and Clogs Tour at Wagenweg with Dutch Pastries
You can enjoy a delicious cup of coffee/tea with a local pastry. You can then choose to take a look at our cheese and clog farm accompanied by our colleagues dressed in typical Dutch clothing. You will learn everything about cheese and clogs, after which you can enjoy our home-made farmers cheese, fruit wine, and our typical Dutch biscuits!
The Red Light District self-guided Virtual Experience: The Highlights
Experience the De Wallen from the comfort of your home with an engaging self-guided virtual tour narrated in English, from your PC or smartphone browser. It’s so simple! You will receive an email with the tour link and instructions, and in a couple of minutes, you will travel back in time and enjoy a virtual journey from the comfort of your couch! Through the power of storytelling combined with street and satellite views, you will discover not only historical facts but also unknown stories and tales of ancient and modern times that will amaze your family and friends. The tour’s content is the result of in-depth research, squeezed into brief intriguing stories that will make your virtual visit both engaging and informative. The tour is only available online and you can access it repeatedly anytime. This is an unmissable opportunity to gain valuable insights into the Red Light District of De Wallen and immerse yourself in the surroundings/exhibits in an entirely innovative way.
The #1 Best Rated Walking Tour in Amsterdam (Tip-based 2,5 hour tour)
Discover the fascinating history of the most liberal city in the world with FreeDam Tours - the best-rated walking tour in Amsterdam! On this unique tip-based tour * you will discover how freedom and tolerance shaped the city and its people throughout the ages. Your super-local guide will combine beautiful sightseeing with exciting storytelling and cover everything you need to know about Amsterdam in one tour: history, modern life, culture, art, fun facts and personal stories for a unique insider’s perspective on life in Amsterdam. Be prepared to challenge all your preconceived ideas about this city because after this tour you will never look and think of Amsterdam the same way! * Tip-based walking tour means you can join this tour basically for free (you will only be charged the booking fee, marketing fee and tourist tax) after which you tip your guide what you think the tour was worth. That motivates us to give you the best tour and you get the best possible value!
Amsterdam Old Town: "The Old Sailor" Exploration Game
Embark on a quest around Amsterdam by solving clues to find a lost treasure in the Red Light District, all on your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own the Amsterdam Old Town, Rembrandt House, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam Canals, and more. + Discover popular and lesser-known places in Amsterdam + Visit the places where Rembrandt used to hang out + Find out fascinating stories and legends about Dutch sailors + Discover a secret church in the Red Light District Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you precise directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. After you buy the quest, you will receive an access code that you can use in the app for unlocking the game. It will take you 1-2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, you can finish it at your own pace.
Canals of Amsterdam: Wonders of the City Exploration Game
Discover Amsterdam’s canals by following clues and solving puzzles on your phone, which lead to new places and amazing stories. Play a city game to discover the hidden stories behind the architecture of the houses and the old bridges. Ready for an adventure? Highlights include: - Explore The Dam Square, The Descartes House, the Westerkerk and lesser-known places. - Enjoy a uniquely crafted story brought to you by our top-notch writers. - Find out why Amsterdam’s houses lean forward and search for one of the smallest houses in the city - Discover one of the oldest and the smallest bar/cafés tucked away in the centre of Amsterdam - Try a new type of experience, the perfect mix between a tour, outdoor escape game, and treasure hunt.
Dutch Experience in Volendam with Traditional Outfits
Become Holland's Next Top Model by dressing up in traditional Dutch clothing! Enjoy a guided tour at the Simonehoeve and taste some of the best cheeses, biscuits and wine that Holland has to offer. You can make the activity last at long as you like. On average, the duration of this activity is about 1,5 hours. Highlights - Get your picture taken in traditional Volendam clothing - Enjoy a guided tour in which we explain everything about cheese- and wooden shoe making - Taste the real Dutch Gouda and Edam cheese, the stroopwafel and speculaas biscuits and some delicious local wine - Bring home a perfect holiday souvenir: One high quality (group)photo per person (size: 15x23 cm)
Dutch Experience in Volendam with Traditional Outfits
You are allowed to walk around in Volendam's costume throughout the tour and take photos yourself You will receive the photo immediately and this is a nice memory for later.
Bike Rental in Amsterdam
Rent a bike is one of the best ways to fully explore the wonderful city of Amsterdam and all its highlights. Take your bike and discover the city with our inside tips from a local. When renting a bike you will be able to stop wherever you want and take all the time you need to explore the beautiful city. Free coffee, tea, and WIFI is provided at the shops.