Things to do in Amsterdam Canals
Tracing the beautiful Amsterdam canals with a cruise is the best way to discover the allure of this city, especially if you have little time. It is a charming must-do experience considering the fact that UNESCO declared the canals of the Dutch capital a World Heritage Site.
Amsterdam is, in fact, built on a network of man-made canals that extends and includes over one hundred miles, about 90 islands and 1500 bridges. Excavated in the seventeenth century, in concentric circles around the city, along the canals you will find 1550 monumental buildings. Taking a cruise is definitely a very smart decision that will let you see most of the city’s beautiful landmarks.
Many of these cruises offer an audio guide, so you can listen to the history of Amsterdam in your own language and learn about the important monuments along the route, while you see them from the comfort of the boat. Make the most of the wonderful views on these famous canals with their beautiful and elegant houses, towers and bridges. Do not miss this great opportunity to discover the city at your own pace and in your own time!
Our recommendations in Amsterdam Canals
Amsterdam evening canal cruise from Anne Frank House
Explore Amsterdams UNESCO heritage canals and its famous landmarks, while relaxing in a covered boat for a one-hour tour.
75-minute Amsterdam Canal Cruise from Rijksmuseum
Book this Amsterdam canal cruise packing in all the best sights in a 75-minutes trip along the iconic canals of Amsterdam.
Enchanting and historic landmarks Amsterdam cruise
Book your Enchanting and historic landmarks Amsterdam Cruise to float along the Royal Streets, cruise to the oldest district in town, pass by many historic landmarks such as the Anne Frank House, Skinny Bridge, Amstel, 7 Bridges, de Wallen and many more, plus enjoy a welcome drink.
Luxury canal cruise from the Anne Frank House
Sail along the Amsterdam canals on an open electric boat. Onboard you will the city's most famous monuments with a perfect view.
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Reviews Amsterdam Canals
“We took the hop on hop off tour and it was very convenient. We made th full circle of all the canals and it had a audio guide for all the important attractions. I would recommend this tour for those who would want to go through the entire canal route.”