Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise

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Highlights of Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise
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Get a comprehensive overview of Amsterdam's top sights on this 1-hour canal cruise. See the Golden Bend, the Anne Frank House, the Skinny Bridge, Reguliersgracht and other top Amsterdam attractions as you glide along the picturesque waterfront aboard a classic glass-enclosed river cruiser. Amsterdam's UNESCO World Heritage–listed canals are a delight to explore, and this 1-hour canal cruise makes it easy with regular departure times throughout the day.
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In Brief

Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country:
Netherlands
Duration:
1 hour
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Comprehensive tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
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Itinerary
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Pass By: Anne Frank House, Prinsengracht 263-267 Museum entrance Westermarkt 20, 1016 GV Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Anne Frank House (Dutch: Anne Frank Huis) is a writer's house and biographical museum dedicated to Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. The building is located on a canal called the Prinsengracht, close to the Westerkerk, in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands

Pass By: The Amstel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Amstel (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈɑmstəl]) is a river in the Netherlands which flows from Nieuwveen to Amsterdam, where it meets the IJ bay. The city of Amsterdam took its name from the river.

Pass By: Magere Brug, Kerkstraat Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Magere Brug (English: Skinny Bridge) is a bridge over the river Amstel in Amsterdam, Netherlands. It connects the banks of the river at Kerkstraat, between the Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht

Pass By: Stromma Netherlands, 37 a Prins Hendrikkade, Amsterdam The Netherlands

About Stromma Netherlands

Tourist company Stromma Netherlands (formerly Canal Company) has been part of the Swedish Stromma Group (Strömma Turism & Sjöfart) since 2016. As part of this group, Stromma Netherlands has been active in shipping and tourism for over 200 years. With a long history in Amsterdam, starting with Rederij Bergmann and Meijer’s Rondvaarten (in the 1920s), we grew from the oldest and largest shipping company in Amsterdam into an international tourist business. Stromma Netherlands carries the brands 'Canal Tours Amsterdam', 'Canal Tours Utrecht', 'Hop on-Hop off', 'Amsterdam Excursions' and 'Amsterdam Pass', with distribution channel Stromma.com.

Pass By: Singel, Amsterdam The Netherlands

The Singel is a canal in Amsterdam which encircled the city in the Middle Ages. It served as a moat around the city until 1585, when Amsterdam expanded beyond the Singel. The canal runs from the IJ bay, near the Central Station, to the Muntplein square, where it meets the Amstel river. It is now the inner-most canal in Amsterdam's semicircular ring of canals.

Pass By: Amsterdam Canal Ring, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Amsterdam, capital of the Netherlands, has more than one hundred kilometers of grachten (canals), about 90 islands and 1,500 bridges. The three main canals (Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht), dug in the 17th century during the Dutch Golden Age, form concentric belts around the city, known as the Grachtengordel. Alongside the main canals are 1550 monumental buildings.[1] The 17th-century canal ring area, including the Prinsengracht, Keizersgracht, Herengracht and Jordaan, were listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010,[2] contributing to Amsterdam's fame as the "Venice of the North

Pass By: Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam The Netherlands

The museum is dedicated to maritime history and contains many artefacts associated with shipping and sailing. The collection contains, among other things, paintings, scale models, weapons and world maps. The paintings depict Dutch naval officers such as Michiel de Ruyter and historical sea battles.

The map collection includes works by 17th-century cartographers Willem Blaeu and his son Joan Blaeu. The museum also has a surviving copy of the first edition of Maximilianus Transylvanus' work, De Moluccis Insulis, the first to describe Ferdinand Magellan's voyage around the world.


Inclusions

  • Glass-enclosed boat cruise
  • Recorded commentary
  • Audio-guide available in 19 languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Hindi and Hebrew

Exclusions

  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Departure Time

9:15 AM

Departure Point

1: Prins Hendrikkade 37, 1012 TM Amsterdam, Netherlands
2: Damrak 5, 1012 LG Amsterdam, Netherlands

Returns To

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • This cruise has restroom facilities
  • Recorded commentary available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian

Booking Information

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Cancellation Terms

This trip is fully refundable up to 96 hours prior to the commencement of your trip.

Booking Terms and Conditions

When you book this trip, you need to read and accept the terms and conditions for booking our day trips in excursions.

Scoring an average traveller rating of 5 out of 5 based on the last 24 recent reviews

You can't visit Amsterdam without getting on a boat!
• Submitted 27 Aug 2018
The audio commentary was well done and our boat captain did a great job of navigating the canals. It was a nice break from walking and very scenic. Worth the money .
• Submitted 16 Mar 2018
You don't realize how much there is to see until you take a little cruise. This was great and informative. Not a long wait at all.
• Submitted 12 Feb 2018
Had a great time! Only had a day layover in Amsterdam, and this was a great tour!
• Submitted 25 Nov 2017
It was amazing! This experience is a wonderful way to learn about the city. Comfortable and informative! It was worth it !
• Submitted 13 Nov 2017
Fabulous tour of Amsterdam. Lovely sightseeing opportunity from the waters and very knowledgeable. Thoroughly enjoyable.
• Submitted 12 Nov 2017
The tour guide was very knowledge guy and some times very funny. He went into details about places along the canal. overall it was an good experience.We didn't have enough time for full visit to all the lovely places. Will come again. Thanks viator
• Submitted 16 Oct 2017
This tour was fantastic - would highly recommend to others.
• Submitted 10 Oct 2017
Excellent!
• Submitted 18 Sep 2017
Exceptional as I actually expected
• Submitted 13 Sep 2017
We thought this hour showing 100 sites was a great tour. It was non-stop unlike the hop-off ones. It was a very peaceful and relaxing ride while the sidewalks were very crowded with people walking and bikes and cars. It was very interesting and our driver was more than happy to answer additional questions. It is through the grey line tour group and easy to find.
• Submitted 07 Aug 2017
Short little boat ride through the canals in Amsterdam. Very pretty views and interesting sights of the city from a different perspective. They take you through to see the main bridges and all, and it was nice to take a non-walking tour and rest our feet for a bit. Would recommend for someone wanting a quick tour of the city.
• Submitted 17 May 2017
Very relaxed hour. They don't cram the boat full of people. We shared a table with another couple but had plenty of room. Everyone was courteous with taking pictures and then moving so others could take. Amsterdam was REALLY crowded with people so the walking around part of our day after the cruise was much more hectic and stressful. I look back on the cruise fondly as the relaxed, calm part of the day! The only negative I would point out is that we and others around us sometimes couldn't figure out which side of the boat the narrator was saying was right or left when pointing things out. Not a big deal because the major sights were obvious, but we missed some of the lesser sights for sure.
• Submitted 26 Apr 2017
really enjoyable , easy to find boat, great evening on the canals
• Submitted 24 Mar 2017
It is very nice to see Amsterdam from a different angle
• Submitted 12 Feb 2017
Beautiful, relaxing tour.
• Submitted 30 Jan 2017
Took tour during 6 hour lay over. Completely worth it and had plenty of time.
• Submitted 08 Dec 2016
I really enjoyed seeing how the canals and houseboats work as a living arrangement
• Submitted 25 Nov 2016
Easy to locate, commentary was good
• Submitted 20 Oct 2016
Great day. Guide was informative and sights fantastic.
• Submitted 21 Sep 2016
An excellent trip.
• Submitted 19 Aug 2016
Fun, easy to find. Very interesting views of the city. A good way to learn the history of Amsterdam.
• Submitted 21 Jun 2016
This tour was amazing!
• Submitted 22 Jun 2016
Informative tour, just enough to see Amsterdam at glance.
• Submitted 22 Jun 2016

In Brief

Location:
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Country:
Netherlands
Duration:
1 hour
Operates:
Daily
Highlights:
Choice of several departures throughout the day
Comprehensive tour of the city
Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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