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Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)
Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel)

Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) Tours and Activities

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Amsterdam’s Canal Ring (Grachtengordel), the city’s charming 17th-century district and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is probably best known for the picturesque canals cutting through it. The area is comprised of three rings of semicircular waterways that are bisected by smaller canals radiating from the middle—like spokes on a very Dutch bicycle wheel. Hundreds of bridges cross the Canal Ring’s channels, connecting the 90 islands that were created during the Dutch Golden Age.

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The Ultimate Amsterdam Canal Cruise - 2hr - Small Group - Exclusive Boat

The Ultimate Amsterdam Canal Cruise - 2hr - Small Group - Exclusive Boat

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Cruise Amsterdam’s scenic canals in a fully electric boat, while your hosts give you a glimpse into modern Dutch life. Enjoy an open bar with local goodies like craft beer, wines, and nonalcoholic beverages. A snack platter with fruit, cheese, cookies, and sausages is also provided. This peaceful, scenic cruise is a great choice for first-time visitors and those who want to escape the crowds on land.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$66.35
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$66.35
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Amsterdam Small-Group Canal Cruise Plus Snacks and Drinks

Amsterdam Small-Group Canal Cruise Plus Snacks and Drinks

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Do you want to experience Amsterdam in a more authentic way? Step aboard on our beautiful large luxury sloop with enough space for everyone and discover the city like a real explorer. We’ll welcome you on our stylish, electric sloop with unlimited drinks and delicious Dutch snacks and we will also stop at one of Amsterdams best boat catering to pick up real Amsterdam 'bitterballen'. So lean back, relax en listen to our amazing stories about the secrets of Amsterdam. During our tour there is always a lot of interaction between the guests and our captain, because we always have a maximum of 12 guests aboard. This guarantees you a personal and amazing experience in the historical city of Amsterdam. You will cherish memories that you won't forget. Of course children are welcome! Did you know that in 2019 Amsterdam experience cruise became one of the most popular and best reviewed Airbnb experiences? We are currently number 3 in the world with the most positive reviews and bookings
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$63.91
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$63.91
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The Ultimate Christmas In Amsterdam With A Local

The Ultimate Christmas In Amsterdam With A Local

Celebrate the holiday season in true Dutch fashion with a private Christmas tour of Amsterdam led by a spirited local. On a customized itinerary made just for your group, join in the fun at ice rinks, sip mulled wine and hot chocolate, shop for unique gifts at a Christmas market, nibble seasonal treats, and soak up the charm of canals illuminated by the annual Amsterdam Light Festival. It's a personalized way to create your own holiday traditions in one of Europe's most festive capitals.
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  • 3 to 8 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$126.37
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Open boat tour - All drinks included - 60 Minutes - Live guide

Open boat tour - All drinks included - 60 Minutes - Live guide

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The best way to explore the UNESCO-listed Amsterdam Canal Ring is indisputably by boat. Get a different perspective of the Dutch capital while avoiding the crowds on land during this relaxing canal cruise that, unlike other similar tours, includes unlimited Heineken beer, wine, and soft drinks for a budget-friendly price. Plus, several departure times throughout the day mean you can slot the cruise into almost any schedule.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$27.51
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Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise

Amsterdam 90-Minute Private Family Canal Cruise

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Explore the canals of Amsterdam on a boat cruise that takes you past the top landmarks in this beautiful city. Hear informative commentary from the captain during your tour, which can be customized to your interests. Soak in the sights and charms of the canals while learning about the Dutch capital’s history and modern-day attractions. This relaxing tour provides a perfect introduction to Amsterdam and gives you tips on places to visit later on your own, plus it is longer than most canal tours of the same nature.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$72.38
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Sebi Boat Tours

Sebi Boat Tours

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We are Sebi Boat Tours, two true Amsterdammers who want to share their love for this beautiful city. With our 100% electric boat which is open on sunny days and closed on rainy and windy days and has a toilet, we will provide a 2 hour intimate canal tour. We will pass all the highlights Amsterdam has to offer including the world famous canal belt, The Jordaan, The red light district, the river Amstel, the maritime area and places, where big tour boats cannot go. On the way we will make a stop at Amsterdam's best boat caterer, childhood friends of ours, to pick up some traditional Dutch snacks while you enjoy a wide variety of complementary drinks. All this while Captain Sebi will pass on his years of knowledge of the city and canals, on current events and Amsterdam people in Dutch, English and German!
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$58.69
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The best boat trip through the Amsterdam canals

The best boat trip through the Amsterdam canals

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Enjoy the historic canals of the capital. On a beautiful open electric boat. Enough space and equipped with all comforts. With an experienced captain as your guide. He really knows how to tell you everything about this beautiful city. This boat trip is one of the most popular in Amsterdam. Sail along and experience why. - open canal boat with comfortable cushions - small groups and an intimate setting - sail past places where the large tour boats do not come - unique experience from the water
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$24.79
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$24.79
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60 Minute Small Group Tour by Captain Jack

60 Minute Small Group Tour by Captain Jack

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Cruising the canals of Amsterdam is a must for first-time visitors to the city. This family-friendly cruise provides a personalized experience with a small boat and a maximum of 20 passengers on-board. Get to know each other as you sip drinks, tuck into snacks, and enjoy entertaining commentary from Captain Jack. Cruise around the UNESCO-listed canal ring, spot landmarks including the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House, and hear fun facts and stories about Amsterdam as you discover the city.
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  • 1 hour
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$21.71
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Recorded Commentary

Amsterdam Canal Cruise with Recorded Commentary

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From the peaceful atmosphere of a luxury, glass-enclosed boat, enjoy the highlights of Amsterdam along its UNESCO-listed canals during this cruise. Hear narrated commentary on the sites along the way, including the Anne Frank House, the Golden Bend, the National Maritime Museum, and the Skinny Bridge. With a variety of departure times available, this picturesque and comprehensive overview by water is easy to fit into your day of sightseeing.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.11
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Private 1.5 hour Canal Tour in Amsterdam with your Loved One

Private 1.5 hour Canal Tour in Amsterdam with your Loved One

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Relax after a busy day of sightseeing on an evening cruise of Amsterdam’s historic canals. Take in views of the historic waterways by night, travelling through areas including the UNESCO-listed Canal District and De Wallen, and benefit from a customizable itinerary according to the group’s interests. Gain insight into the landmarks and routes from you local skipper, and choose a tour time that suits your schedule.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$82.53
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Private Anne Frank tour with canal cruise

Private Anne Frank tour with canal cruise

Meet your guide at Waterlooplein and explore the centuries-old Jewish quarter and learn about the life of Anne Frank. Learn all about the background of the original Jewish quarter and how it has changed in the past centuries. Hear Anne Frank's story from beginning to end. From her move from Germany to the time she was hiding and her father's life after the war. Learn about her diary, how it was published and how it became one of the best selling books of all time. See many sights like the Joods Historisch Museum, the Auschwitz Monument, the house of Anne Frank, the Portuguese Synagogue and the Jewish Council headquarters. Visit several historical monuments and buildings and learn about life during the second World War. Also discover many hiding places where jewish families sought refugee. At the Anne Frank house you will enter a boat and cruise around the Amsterdam canal ring. Sit back and relax as you see some amazing sight while getting to know all about your surroundings.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$177.29
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Amsterdam Luxury Boat cruise Tickets

Amsterdam Luxury Boat cruise Tickets

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On our shared cruise, you’ll get the opportunity to fully experience the beauty of Amsterdam! The cruise lasts 60 minutes, and sails around the Amsterdam Canals. There are options to include beer, wine and soft drink for the entirety of the cruise. There are different departure times every day. Onboard the luxury boat is in case of rain covered and their is always a hostess which can tell you about all the beauty along the Amsterdam Canals Experience the Amsterdam Canals in the best way possible and book a ticket on the shared cruise with us!
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  • 1 hour
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$26.13
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Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise with Live Guide

Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise with Live Guide

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The combination of foot, bike, car and bus traffic on the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam can be overwhelming, so experience Amsterdam in peace from the water. Experience the city’s waterways from a unique vantage point on this canal tour while a local guide gives you insight on the history and architecture of this beautiful city. Get a great price when you book this cruise online.
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  • 1 hour
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$18.10
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$18.10

1,5 hours Amsterdam Rickshaw Tour

1,5 hours Amsterdam Rickshaw Tour

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Ideal for first-time visitors, this private 1-hour rickshaw tour showcases more of Amsterdam’s highlights in less time. With your driver-guide leading the way, you’ll travel along Amsterdam’s UNESCO-listed canals, explore the grandiose Museumplein, and admire the dynamic architecture of Concertgebouw. See, too, the picturesque Jordaan district, home to the Anne Frank House, and reflect on Amsterdam’s history at the National Holocaust Memorial. This private tour is limited to two travelers.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$168.89
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Scenic highlights of Amsterdam 3 hours bike tour

Scenic highlights of Amsterdam 3 hours bike tour

Exploring Amsterdam’s history by bike gives you a chance to cover much more ground than you would on foot. This private bike tour is an ideal choice for those who want to orient themselves to the city. Customize your tour to the sights on your itinerary, or let your guide choose the highlights. Bike at a relaxing pace and enjoy a personalized tour.
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  • 3 hours
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$96.51
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Grand Holland Private Tour

Grand Holland Private Tour

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Experience the best of Holland your way on a custom 7-hour sightseeing tour. Convenient and comfortable transportation takes you from your Amsterdam hotel to the country’s most popular and lesser-known points of interest. You decide what to see and set the pace on your private adventure. Visit Durgerdam, Volendam, Edam, and more. Get a closer look at Dutch cultural icons such as windmills, cheese, tulips, and dikes. It's up to you!
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  • 7 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$695.95
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NEW: 1,5 hour luxury canal cruise starting from Rijksmuseum

NEW: 1,5 hour luxury canal cruise starting from Rijksmuseum

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Get yourself comfortable in our beautifully-designed boat named the MANA. She is fully electric to take you along the canals of Amsterdam for a clean and quite tour. There is a fully equipped bar on board where you can order from a wide variety of drinks, for example local beers, fresh cocktails and hot chocolate. As we are a small company, our tours are personal and we can guarantee a high quality. The skipper and hostess are passionate about the city and love to tell you all about it during the live guided tour. Don’t hesitate to ask questions along the way. See you on the water!
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$42.22
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$42.22
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Private Amsterdam Walking Tour

Private Amsterdam Walking Tour

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Gain an intimate glimpse of Amsterdam on this small-group walking tour, led by an experienced guide. Discover city highlights and hidden gems such as the Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, Oude Kerk, as well as plenty of locally loved cafes and learn more about the city’s history and culture as you explore its picturesque streets on foot.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$112.50
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Amsterdam Private City And Countryside Tour

Amsterdam Private City And Countryside Tour

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Rather than following an itinerary devised by someone else, create your own sightseeing schedule on a private custom tour of Amsterdam—the ideal choice for first-time visitors looking to kickstart their trip. Traveling by coach and on foot for a more intimate glimpse into the area, you’ll visit only the sights you wish to see and benefit from the undivided attention and local knowledge of your private guide.
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  • 4 hours
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$412.17
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Holland Dutch Golden Age Private Tour (Choice of your Own Itineraries)

Holland Dutch Golden Age Private Tour (Choice of your Own Itineraries)

Choose your own adventure on this fully customizable private tour of the Netherlands. Choose from a list of top destinations; pick three that interest you the most to build your itinerary. Travel in a luxury minivan with your private group, which makes it easy to get between sites. Your guide will provide insightful commentary and answer any questions.
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  • 8 to 10 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$753.99
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The Amsterdam Pizza Boat

The Amsterdam Pizza Boat

While you can enjoy the beautiful view of the Amsterdam canals for an hour and a half, you can choose which freshly made pizza you want! Would you like a pizza with meat, fish or a vegetarian? There is something for everyone. To complete your delicious dinner, there is also a homemade delicious brownie waiting for you! You will leave the DamTours boat completely satisfied with a full belly.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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$47.65
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SUP tour Amsterdam

SUP tour Amsterdam

Instead ion siring in one of the hundreds of boats that go though town all day long seeding time on a paddle board and experiencing this beautiful city is much more fun. And also a great workout in the meanwhile!
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  • 2 hours
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$90.48
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Amsterdam History Walking Tour

Amsterdam History Walking Tour

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During the Amsterdam History Tour you will discover some of Amsterdam’s most iconic squares, buildings, canals and old streets, while learning about the city’s history, liberal culture and Dutch people. Our knowledgeable local guides will take you on a great walking tour straight through Amsterdam’s historic center. During this 1:45 hour tour our licensed experts explain how freedom and tolerance were born in the Netherlands and how they impacted Amsterdam’s financial development; turning a scanty fishing village into the centre of world trade. We describe how these same values from the 16th century still shape the attitudes of today’s Amsterdammers. This Amsterdam City Tour is a feast for the eyes; so don’t forget to charge your camera!
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  • 1 hour 45 minutes
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$28.84
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Amsterdam Private Tour: Red Light District Exploration Game

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Amsterdam Private Tour: Red Light District Exploration Game

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Embark on a quest around Amsterdam by solving clues to find a lost treasure in the Red Light District, all on your smartphone. Unlock new stories as you discover on your own the Amsterdam Old Town, Rembrandt House, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam Canals, and more. + Discover popular and lesser-known places in Amsterdam + Visit the places where Rembrandt used to hang out + Find out fascinating stories and legends about Dutch sailors + Discover a secret church in the Red Light District Each clue will lead you from one place to another, giving you precise directions, so you won’t need a map, a GPS or a guide. When you solve it and guess the answer, the secret story of that place is unlocked. After you buy the quest, you will receive an access code that you can use in the app for unlocking the game. It will take you 1-2 hours to complete, but there’s no time limit, you can finish it at your own pace.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes to 2 hours
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$5.08
$7.83
$2.75 savings
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 69 Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) costs USD 7.83. Guided Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) tours start around USD 7.83 per person. See all 69 Amsterdam Canal Ring (Grachtengordel) tickets and tours on Viator.
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