Best of Real Amsterdam Tour

Best of Real Amsterdam Tour

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( 317 reviews ) star Off the beaten track Amsterdam 1 - 8 watch_later 3 hours
  • Get to know the real Amsterdam
  • Discover unique local spots, like a hidden exhibition
  • Including: Coffee & delicious Dutch Apple Pie
  • Explore the city like & with a local
  • Visit the hippest part of Amsterdam: the North
  • 100% Private, 100% Personal

You will meet here: Amsterdam Centraal

What you can expect

You thought Amsterdam was all about tulips, cheese, and the red light district? Think again. There are so many unique things to experience in this awesome city, you only have to know where to look. Step into the shoes of a local during this unique Withlocals Originals tour and discover it with your private local guide. Go off the beaten track and experience what Amsterdam is truly all about!

Go to secret spots where only locals go to. Visit a unique exhibition, hidden away in between the bookshelves of Amsterdam’s local library. Discover places where art, design, and science merge - local initiatives that perfectly depict the city’s innovative & creative mindset. And best of all, you’ll get to visit the coolest district of Amsterdam: the North! Not to forget about the cool bars, nice local markets, and beautiful, uncrowded canals; we have it all included for you!

Dutch apple pie and coffee have already been included in the price for you. The heavenly slice of pie is served to you by a 60-year-old couple who already own their local bar for more than 40 years! At the end of your day off the beaten track, you'll also enjoy the best coffee at the coolest café of the city. And if you happen to look for anything specific, just let your local host know. The tour can be 100% tailored to you and your friends.

The awesome locals who can't wait to show you the real Amsterdam. Are you into architecture? Or more of a history lover and want to catch the free vibe of Amsterdam? Check out the profiles of our locals friends and just pick the private guide you like most. Are you ready get to know the city with your favorite local?

This is the plan

Meeting point
Amsterdam Central Station
Stop 1
Mediamatic: a new urban-collective where art, science and design merge together. Learn about innovative, sustainable projects set up by the locals of Amsterdam.
Stop 2
Discover the amazing campus for international designers and artists! The location itself is an artwork!
Stop 3
Be amazed by a cool exhibition hidden away in the local library. Walk up a few stairs to discover a peaceful, non-touristy viewing point.
Stop 4
Walk past Haarlemmerstraat; Amsterdam's hippest street full of cool bars, small hip boutiques and stores.
Stop 5
Enjoy a piece of authentic apple pie in a local café. The owners are a 60-years-old couple who have been running the place for more than 40 years together. Locals all agree it’s one of the best places to taste the real recipe for Dutch apple pie!
Stop 6
Wander past the canals where only locals come and enjoy local life away from busy city center.
Stop 7
Take the ferry to the hippest part of Amsterdam: the North. Known for it’s art-scene, festivals and local markets.
Stop 8
NDSM: Enjoy a coffee at the coolest bar of the North. Hidden away in what used to be an industrial site you’ll find a hip, relaxing environment where you can sit down together with your local host.
Final Stop
Amsterdam Central Station

Feel free to personalize this offer with the host of your choice

Off the beaten track details

Private Off the beaten track
Mode of transport
3 hours
Nr. of guests
1 - 8 persons
Meeting point
Amsterdam Centraal
Guest pick-up
instant confirmation
  • checkFree cancellation up to 14 days before experience date
  • closeNo refunds within 14 days of experience date

What's included
checkPrivate guide
checkPiece of delicious Dutch apple pie
check1 Drink at NDSM
check1 alcoholic & non alcoholic drinks
Not included
Other snacks and drinks

about Withlocals Originals

  • Experience the heart
    of the city

  • With the host of
    your choice

  • Private. Affordable.
    And 100% You.


How it works:

  1. 1 Choose the theme of your tour.
  2. 2 Pick your favorite local as your private guide.
  3. 3 Let your guide personalize anything you like.


Now you can enjoy the true heart of the city in the most personal and unique way.