Amsterdam Shore Excursion: Amsterdam City Sightseeing Tour

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Amsterdam Shore Excursion: Amsterdam City Sightseeing Tour information and booking

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$29
Duration
Varies
Departs from
Central Amsterdam
Returns to
Returns to original departure point
Time of departure
9:15amFrom March 20, 2015 tour departs at 9am
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Tour description provided by Viator

When you arrive in the Amsterdam port, discover the city’s most famous highlights on this 3-hour guided sightseeing shore excursion (4 hours if you select the canal cruise upgrade) -- perfect for first-time visitors! See top attractions like the Royal Palace and National Monument, and admire the traditional Dutch houses lining the city’s iconic canals. Upgrade to include a delightful 1-hour canal cruise for an all-inclusive experience in this magical city!

Experience the highlights of Amsterdam on this morning sightseeing shore excursion! With more than 6,800 heritage-listed houses and buildings, Amsterdam has the largest historical city center in Europe. Tour the city in a luxury air-conditioned coach as your knowledgeable guide highlights the city’s most interesting sites, including the Royal Palace, National Monument, the Skinny Bridge and Albert Cuyp Market.Visit one of the many famous windmills and learn about Amsterdam’s unique origin: because the city is situated below sea level, its name points to the first dam built in the 13th century on the River Amstel. Now encompassing 90 islands connected by 1,500 bridges, Amsterdam is best known for its canals lined with elaborate gabled houses, warehouses and churches from the 17th century -- the Dutch 'Golden Age.'Then stop at a diamond factory, where you’ll see how the gems are polished using traditional methods.To get a better view of the city, upgrade your tour to include an exciting 1-hour boat trip along a typical Dutch canal and through Amsterdam’s Old Harbor.Worry-Free Shore Excursion:This excursion is located within a 20-minute walk to the cruise port, so you determine the time you return to your ship in Amsterdam. Please allow yourself ample time to enjoy the excursion and ensure your timely return to the port. This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy

What's included

  • Amsterdam city tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned coach
  • Professional guide

What isn't included

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • This excursion is not covered by our worry-free policy