Amsterdam tour

Amsterdam tour

In Amsterdam, there are a variety of different tour types, including guided walking, bike, bus, old-timer car and boat tours. A personalised tours with specific themes can be combined with all kind of transportation types such as bus, boat and bicycle.

Historical Amsterdam

  • The historical tours of Amsterdam include tours of the medieval city centre, along with Chinatown and the Red Light District.
  • Other tours focus on Seventeenth and Eighteenth century Amsterdam, with exploration of the main canals, rich patrician mansions and the Jordaan (the former poorest part of the city has become the trendy and artistic neighbourhood).
  • Tours of the Western Islands and the former industrial areas now have diverse residential areas building within the fabric of beautiful former warehouses.
  • Nineteenth century Amsterdam tours introduce people to the Oud Zuid (Old South), Vondelpark, the Plantage and other weakthy neighbourhoods with elegant architecture and long Jewish History
  • Other tours of De Pijp, Indische and Dapper, Transvaalbuurt neighbourhoods focus on former working-class neighbourhoods now popular multicultural and up-and-coming, trendy areas.
  • Tours of Twentieth Century Amsterdam look at Amsterdam Zuid, Watergraafsmeer, Spaarndammerbuurt, Docklands, IJburg and more with mixed architecture and urban forms.
  • Tours can be made to explore certain neighbourhoods at the request of the guest. The neighbourhoods from different periods and history, architecture and art can be combined with specific museums which reflect that neighbourhood.

Examples of the specific museums include:

  • The National Museum: ME – Present
  • Our Lord In the Attic: 17th Century
  • Van Gogh: 19th Century
  • Van Loon, Geelvinck Hinlopen: 17th – 20th Century
  • Anne Frank: 20th Century
  • Het Schip: 20th Century

Your carefully planned one or more day tour can be customized to combine various tour elements: art, architecture, design, music, gardens, interiors etc

Visit to Haarlem

Visit to Haarlem

New cultural and nature tour: on foot, bike or combination of transportation: Explore a combination of culture and nature together in a single guided tour!

We propose a guided visit to explore one of the oldest towns of the Netherlands, Haarlem, in combination with a guided GREEN adventure in the beautiful surrounding nature.  See some of the best of the Dutch historical architecture and cultural highlights before visiting the peace and tranquility in the surrounding dunes, polders and tulip fields.

 

Cultural tour Haarlem

The peaceful town of Haarlem is a hidden jewel only half an hour away from the bustling city of Amsterdam. This is a perfect place to visit for a daytrip or overnight excursion.

Haarlem is the town of Frans Hals, first impressionist of the seventeenth century and many other painters of this Golden Age.

You will be struck by the beautiful marketplace with the famous Cathedral St. Bavo, famed for hosting Mozart while he played the organ.

Other important aspects in HAARLEM are the historical center, with its hidden courtyards and neighbourhoods, old and new architecture like the famous Railway Station with Jugendstyle ornaments, breweries, Frans Hals Museum, Teyler Museum, Corry Ten Boom museum (in memory of the second World War II ) and art galleries.

 

 

Nature tour in and around Haarlem

A combination of dunes landscape, forest and scrublands will show you a variety of impressive views under the famous Dutch skies just outside the city of HAARLEM. This impressive sky is also visible on the paintings from our Dutch MASTERS which you can admire in one of our famous museums like the Frans Hals Museum.

In all different seasons, the nature in this particular area is changing and amazingly beautiful in colours, energy and weather. Here you will discover the wonderful dynamic between sea, wind and sand which have continuously shaped the Netherlands’ North Sea coastline.

With an experienced nature guide you will explore and learn about this culturally and historically important area, wildlife and the natural process of water purification. A visit of an authentic pumping station of 1853 can be included in the visit.

We advise to do this whole tour in about 4-5 hours or longer if time permits.

 

It’s also possible to choose one item of this NEW TOUR.

 

Hope to see you soon,

Kind regards,

Elisabeth

+31(0)620990879

info (at) tailormadetours.nl