Join a small group'tour of no more than 8 guests through Amsterdam's historic center and most popular museum. This 5 to 5.5'hour tour will cover the city's highlights and will allow you to skip the line at its largest museum, the Rijksmuseum. Our dynamic guides will share their insider knowledge as well as an impressive, but entirely manageable amount of history so that you can better understand the Dutch capital. This tour will also provide you with a museum ticket valid for the whole day.
Split the day between the canals and cobblestones of the city's historic center and the masterpieces hanging in the Rijksmuseum. The tour will begin at the Rijksmuseum, Holland's version of the Louvre, and learn about the highlights of its 8000 or so objects on display, including works by iconic Dutch artists like Rembrandt. This tour will introduce first-time visitors to the impressive and expansive collection that curates Dutch history over the centuries. For those who aren't familiar with Dutch culture, you will explore its rich and vibrant past through a selection of paintings and artifacts from the 8000 objects on display. We'll explore familiar names like Rembrandt while discussing lesser known items like 17th century dollhouses and Vermeer's portrait of domesticity, 'The Milkmaid.' There's even a fascinating 19th century library containing more stories than we could ever tell. By the end, you'll have a good overview of the museum's collection and you may even know how to pronounce its name correctly.
Then after a break for lunch, The historical walk will introduce you to this capital city, known for its openness and vice as much as for its charming bridges and leaning houses. Wander the canals and get your bearings as you learn about the medieval gate and Amstel River that helped shape Amsterdam.