The Ultimate Bike Tour Amsterdam 2023
About Bike Tour Amsterdam
Become local for a day and discover Amsterdam on a bike. Cycle through the city, immerse in Dutch culture, and enjoy the informative tour with a local guide. Feel the true essence of Amsterdam’s renowned bike culture, where locals use bikes for work, transport, and family day out. Discover the city’s charm on two wheels, and embrace the most authentic way to delve into Amsterdam’s wonders.
Bike Tour Amsterdam
Indulge yourself in a great way to explore Amsterdam with a guided bike ride. Cycle through the city center with a local guide by your side and learn interesting facts about Amsterdam’s history, culture, and local life.
Begin your adventure near the central station and immerse yourself in the charm of the Western Islands constructed during the Dutch Golden Age in the 174th century. Ride along picturesque canals and discover the cobblestone streets of Jordaan and the Nine Street district, renowned for their vibrant cultural scene.
Marvel at the Dutch Renaissance architecture and the distinctive tower of iconic Westerkerk. Pause and contemplate the importance of tolerance and human rights as you pass by the Anne Frank House, the place that holds deep historical significance to many.
Take in the lively atmosphere of the popular Leidse Square, where street performers entertain passersby. Take a well-deserved break in the Vondelpark, the largest park in Amsterdam, located in the heart of the city. Enjoy the tranquil ambiance and escape from the bustling city streets. Appreciate the contrast between historical and modern buildings on the Museumplein before exploring the grid-like streets of the De Pijp neighborhood.
Cross the Magere Brug Skinny Bridge, though it has been widened since its early days. Originally a narrow bridge where two pedestrians struggled to pass each other, it has retained its historical character despite many reconstructions over the years. Watch as the bridge opens up to allow boats to pass through, a feature adding to the uniqueness of the Magere Brug Skinny Bridge.
On your way back, pass the Maritime Museum and be mesmerized by the incredible life-sized replica of a Dutch East Indian Company ship. Learn how this powerful ship played a crucial role in the Dutch maritime empire during the 17th century.
- Live tour guide in English, German, and Dutch
- Optional audio guide in French and Spanish
- Helmet upon request
- Filling your water bottle
- Audio guide app (if the audio guide tour option is selected)
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- Additional food and beverage
- Gratuities (optional)
- Comfortable clothes and shoes
- Clothes suitable for the weather
- Bottle for water
- Charged smartphone
- People in wheelchairs
- People with mobility issues
- People who can’t ride a bike
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Meet your guide inside the AmsterBike shop at Piet Heinkade 27, 1019 BR.
Experience the local way of living and discover Amsterdam on two wheels. Pass the famous attractions and soak in their beauty. Discover vibrant neighborhoods and enjoy the tranquility of Vondelpark.
With a knowledgeable local guide, delve into the city’s history and culture. Gain insight into the architecture development over the years, Netherlands’ liberal attitude, and local life.
Relax in the biggest park in Amsterdam and take in the natural beauty surrounding you. Enjoy the local stroopwafel before continuing your journey.
DISCOVER THE CITY OF AMSTERDAM WITH AN ULTIMATE BIKE RIDE!
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Good to know before you go
- The group size is up to 15 people.
- Private or small groups are available upon request.
- Arrive at least 15 minutes before, as the group will not wait for latecomers.
- Bikes are equipped with mobile phone holders.
- If the audio guide option is selected, the audio guide will be available through a free downloadable app for smartphones.
- Remember that on weekends and holidays, Amsterdam can get very crowded, and street traffic might be heavy.
FAQ – Bike Tour Amsterdam
Should tourists bike in Amsterdam?Definitely! A cycling tour offers a great way to explore Amsterdam and immerse yourself in the local lifestyle. The city has a well-developed bike network, and cycling is the preferred mode of transportation for many locals. Remember to follow the rules, such as riding on the right side, signaling your turns, and obeying trail signs.
Is it worth renting a bike in Amsterdam?Absolutely! A bike ride is the ultimate authentic way to discover Amsterdam. It allows you to cover many sites quickly at a reasonable price. Plus, biking gives you a taste of local life since it’s a common mode of transport.
Is bike parking free in Amsterdam?Yes, bike parking is free in Amsterdam. You’ll find many dedicated bike parking areas throughout the city. Avoid parking your bike in undesignated spots, as the police may remove it. Remember to double-lock your bike, as many ruthless bike thieves are around.
What else should I do while in Amsterdam?While in Amsterdam, there are several must-see attractions. Art lovers will enjoy the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum. Consider getting the Amsterdam Museum Pass for added benefits if you plan to visit multiple museums. The Heineken Experience is a fascinating opportunity to learn the brewing process of the famous beer. Taking a Canal Cruise or joining a Walking Tour is a great way to explore the city’s history and culture. Lastly, a stroll through the unique Red Light District is an experience unlike any other.
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Incredible city bike tour!
We already had a countryside bike tour to the cheese farm and were considering whether or not to book this one as well. Luckily we did, as we visited many cool places that we would surely skip while wandering around. The local guide was friendly and knowledgeable, making this adventure more enjoyable!
We booked a private bike tour and enjoyed the cycling tour on high-quality bikes. Our tour guide was very informative and changed the original itinerary, allowing us to visit some attractions we wanted to explore and gave us a hidden gems tour when we asked. We highly recommend this tour!
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- Local tour guide
- Optional audio guide
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