Headout logo. Link to home.
Help

Walking Tours in Amsterdam

Top Experiences in Amsterdam

20 experiences
Sort by: Picked for you
Free cancellation
walk & explore amsterdam with the interactive city trail-1
Free cancellation
brew bus amsterdam: craft beer tasting tour in amsterdam-1
Free cancellation
german or english guided tour of amsterdam's red light district & coffeeshop-1
Amsterdam Red Light District Tours
German or English Guided Tour of Amsterdam's Red Light District & Coffeeshop
5.0
Rated 5 out of 5.0 from 1 reviews.
€28
Free cancellation
small group tour of van gogh museum at closing time-1
Van Gogh Museum Tickets
Small Group Tour of Van Gogh Museum at Closing Time
Instant confirmation
4.5
Rated 4.49 out of 5.0 from 429 reviews.
from €69
Free cancellation
amstagram tour & moco experience-1
Moco Museum Amsterdam
Amstagram Tour & Moco Experience
Instant confirmation
New
€49
Free cancellation
anne frank story and world war ii walking tour-1
Anne Frank Tours
Anne Frank Story and World War II Walking Tour
Instant confirmation
4.2
Rated 4.2 out of 5.0 from 2530 reviews.
from €32.50
Free cancellation
combo (save 8%): anne frank walking tour + amsterdam canal cruise-1
Anne Frank Tours
Combo (Save 8%): Anne Frank Walking Tour + Amsterdam Canal Cruise
Instant confirmation
4.4
Rated 4.39 out of 5.0 from 8833 reviews.
from €48€44.16
Save up to 8%
Selling out fast
anne frank story & neighbourhood walking tour in english-1
Anne Frank Tours
Anne Frank Story & Neighbourhood Walking Tour in English
Instant confirmation
4.3
Rated 4.32 out of 5.0 from 1097 reviews.
€34.50
Free cancellation
tickets to leidseplein pub crawl in amsterdam-1
Amsterdam Nightlife Tickets
Tickets to Leidseplein Pub Crawl in Amsterdam
New
€25
Free cancellation
ultimate food and history tour of amsterdam-1
Food & Drink
Ultimate Food and History Tour of Amsterdam
Instant confirmation
New
from €71.20
Perhaps the best way to discover the ground-level culture and lifestyle of Amsterdam is by exploring the city on foot. A walking tour offers immense perspective on the city and to discover Amsterdam's top highlights. You'll be accompanied by an expert local guide who will offer interesting facts and trivia about Amsterdam. On walking tours, guests will try local street delicacies and visit fascinating locations such as the Red Light District, Anne Frank's house, Jewish Quarters, and more.
Walking tours in Amsterdam is not just for adults but children of all ages as well! Your tour will include a variety of activities and attractions that children will love. Prepare for a day of visits to fascinating museums in Amsterdam, local street food vendors, and unusual neighborhoods with bright graffiti, along with a fun Amsterdam canal cruise. The cherry on top is that your local guide will always be ready with a funny joke and some trivia, sure to keep children entertained from start to finish.
The price of walking tours in Amsterdam varies depending on the number of experiences included, time of day chosen, and whether it's a private or public tour, among other factors. Starting prices are between €19 to €30 for tours that include nightlife parties, visits to World War II historic spots, and more.
We think the best way to travel and unearth the Dutch lifestyle in Amsterdam is by going for a walking tour during the day. This way, you can explore the city in the bright daylight and enjoy most of the pleasant weather.
Evening walking tours are ideal for those interested in exploring Amsterdam's nightlife, while day tours are ideal for the explorers.
Some popular neighborhoods that would be a part of your walking tour in Amsterdam are:
  • Jewish Quarters: A part of the city where Jews have traditionally resided, the walls of the Jewish Quarters could narrate haunting stories. Today, organizations have dedicated their lives to the important preservation of cultural monuments, artifacts, museums, and more that are open to the public.
  • Red Light District: Arguably one of the most famous neighborhoods in Amsterdam, De Wallen, colloquially known as the Red Light District, is on every traveler's list. From sex shops and museums to cannabis cafes, not to mention the intriguing window prostitution concept, the Amsterdam Red Light District tour is not to be missed.
  • Zeedijk: What was once a historically notorious neighborhood is now a beloved part of Old Amsterdam, in the Chinatown area. Zeedijk is dotted with a wide variety of Chinese, Vietnamese, and Thai cafes and restaurants that are frequented by locals from all over the city.
  • Dam Square: Located right in the heart of Amsterdam, Dam Square is connected to almost all major streets and neighborhoods. On a Dam Square self-guided audio tour, you will know how the landmark is home to various famous hotels and commercial establishments where popular events take place, as well as other well-known landmarks.
  • Jordaan: This little neighborhood is home to dozens of vintage antique stores, ideal for those who collect fascinating tidbits during their travels. Jordaan also is home to several contemporary art galleries that showcase local talent.
Walking tours can vary from 2 to 4 hours, depending on the experience you have chosen. Tours that include famous neighborhoods and landmarks would typically be between 2-3 hours, while ones with canal cruises can go up to 4 hours.
Yes, almost all walking tours in Amsterdam include a tour guide. Your local guide would accompany you along the entire walking tour and would give you fascinating insight into the city's famous landmarks, neighborhoods, and general lifestyle.
The attractions will vary depending on the walking tour you would pick. The best walking tours in Amsterdam will cover the major sights such as the main museums, streets, canals, and landmarks are:
Since most attractions in Amsterdam are located in and around the city center, you can cover the most popular experiences on a walking tour. If you're looking to cover almost all of the city's best experiences yourself, it's best to go for a self-guided tour. Walking tours booked online, while informative and enjoyable, would cover specific sections of the city as part of a single experience. You can enjoy walking tours with Amsterdam Surprise Night Experience, Anne Frank tours, Walk & Explore Amsterdam with the Interactive City Trail, Rijksmuseum Tickets, and many others.
Yes, Amsterdam is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Europe and extra caution has been taken to make it a safe city. Some parts of the city such as the Red Light District can be avoided at night.

World at your tap.

Get the Headout app to get tickets on your phone and access app-only deals. Talk about win-win.
iphone

We've served 20 million+ guests and we are here for you

20 million +

Happy customers across 10,000+ experiences

4.4/5

5,000+ verified reviews with 90% excellent score

In the Media

Featured and recommended by the best brands

24 x 7 Help Center

Have a question? Live chat with local experts anywhere, anytime