Amsterdam Uncovered: A Unique Bike Tour of the City's Hidden Gems

30 Ratings
  • Live Guide
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  • Group Tour
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Experience Amsterdam's urban and alternative side as we take you on a unique tour of the city's lesser-visited places. Join our local guide for an offbeat bike adventure, where we'll uncover hidden gems, street art, and architectural marvels, both old and new. Immerse yourself in Amsterdam's vibrant biking culture and thriving alternative art scene on this half-day tour designed for a fun group experience. During our tour, we'll meander along picturesque canals, cross several bridges, and encounter captivating street art. Prepare to be amazed as we navigate through old industrial zones and bustling ship docks, revealing the true hidden gems of Amsterdam. We'll even hop on a ferry to explore the hip and upcoming Amsterdam North, where you'll witness the intriguing sight of lost cranes and industrial buildings at NDSM. This area is renowned for its extraordinary street art and graffiti, adding a vibrant touch to our journey.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Mike's Tours Amsterdam

This is a typical itinerary for this product

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We are starting at A Bike Vondelpark for our tour, everyone gets a bike and ready to go.

Pass By: Vondelkerk

We are cycling around a beautiful 19th century church from the famous Dutch Architect Cuypers. Also the architect of Amsterdam Central Station and the Rijksmuseum.

Stop At: Amsterdam West

We will start the tour and make our way through Amsterdam Oud-West. This is relatively laid-back and features several wide streets lined with dozens of trendy bars, restaurants and concert venues

Duration: 15 minutes

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We will visit the old gas factory that is turned into a Culture Park since 2003.

Duration: 10 minutes

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We ride through the beautiful 19th century Westerpark, one of the calmer city parks in Amsterdam with some amazing pieces of art.

Duration: 10 minutes

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Cycling to the new Houthavens area and see the modern pontsteiger building and more architecture in the old harbour. We will take the ferry to the other side of the river

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: NDSM Wharf

Go over the early 20th century NDSM wharf where big ships were built until the 1980's. We will see big halls, ramps for ships and an old crane. The terrain is also famous for all the street-art and we can have a drink in one of the inspiring bars on the terrain (beverages not included).

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At:

See one of the most special hotels in Amsterdam, Hotel Faraldo made in an old crane.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Amsterdam North

Cycling over the bikepaths in the new Amsterdam North, Industrial and a lot of modern architecture.

Pass By: EYE Film Institute Netherlands

We will pass the Eye filmtheater, modern architecture.

Pass By: Centraal Station

Take the ferry to cycle next to Amsterdam Central Station and learn more about our cycling culture.

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We will go over the old Navy terrain of Amsterdam now a place with nice bars and sustainable companies.

Pass By: Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum

We will go around the beautiful building of the Maritime Museum one of the former building of the Dutch East Indies Company (VOC). We will also see the huge cargo ship the Amsterdam. A reproduction of an 18th century cargo sailing ship.

Pass By: ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo

Cycle nearby the small Amsterdam Zoo named Artis and we will maybe see some Elephants or Giraffes :-)

Pass By: Hortus Botanicus

Almost 400 years old Botanical Gardens, a beautiful green area we pass.

Stop At: Magere Brug

One of the last stops, Amsterdam's most photographed bridges, the skinny bridge over the Amstel river.

Duration: 5 minutes

Pass By: Rijksmuseum

Pass the famous Amsterdam National museum

Pass By: Van Gogh Museum

Pass the famous Amsterdam Van Gogh Museum
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