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Walking Tour Recommendations

In Amsterdam for three days in late July with my wife and my sister. Will go to see museums on our own but thought a good walking tour the first day would help us orient ourselves. Any recommendations on companies to contact? Thank you.

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hey hey seheaney
been to amsterdam twice. so much to see and do. be careful of all the bikes bikes bikes. we went to albert cuyp marketplace. a pedestrian lined street for blocks and blocks of souvenirs, cafes, shops, bars. sit at a cafe and people watch, eat the street food available, try some poffertjes and stroopwafels. has some tours you may be interested in this couple has a dinner in their house with others and husband olaf does a walking tour also. does all kinds of tours. the canal is a gorgeous canal during the day. indo-dutch rijsttafel in amsterdam. try an indonesian "rice table" with all kinds of food in front of you to try. or for a tuktuk tour of the city. food and history tours of the area. if you plan to go here, book your tickets ahead of time, online tickets only and time/date schedule. go to buy tickets and see whats available, book early
check out food, a classy indoor food and bar haven does some tours including a windmill/countryside tour
hope this helps you out and decide on something. we really enjoyed our time there. you can roam around, take a tram, i sat at rembrandt plaza, had a glass of vine and people watch, also had a great empanada at argentina steak house. have fun

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We did a 3-hour walking tour of Amsterdam with That Dam Guide and enjoyed it a lot. Also enjoyed a small-boat canal cruise with Those Dam Boat Guys. Have a great trip!

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Dennis with "Love My City Tours" offers fantastic walking tours tailored to your interests. He is extremely knowledgeable and personable. Dennis is recommended in the Rick Steves guidebook and receives top reviews on Trip Advisor. His services are in high demand so I encourage you to contact him immediately.

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Thanks for all the great suggestions. Patti, you were right about Dennis booking up quickly. We may still be able to work something out with him but not sure. That Dam Guide is our fall back. Thanks again.

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We booked That Dam Guide for a mid-March tour. Reviews looked overwhelmingly positive and they’ve been really prompt with replying to my questions. My husband is hearing impaired so we specifically searched for a small group walking tour. I’ll post our experience here after our Mar 12 tour if you want.