Beer aficionados and ale appreciators will enjoy this exploration of Amsterdam’s historic brewing industry. Walk the streets stopping at bars, breweries and beer halls to sample the unique flavours of different Dutch beer varieties.
Learn about the iconic brands and brewers, and find out why locals love a good brew!
To begin your Amsterdam Beer Tour you should meet your enthusiastic local guide in front of the Bierkoning shop, a short distance from the original Heineken building in the Amsterdam center, an appropriate starting place for this refreshing adventure!
Walk the beautiful streets of central Amsterdam, stopping at the bars of the downtown area to sample local beers and learn about the American and German influences that have shaped the Dutch brewing industry.
Learn about the spots where Amsterdam’s nuns used to brew beer back in the 16th century then take a detour through the red light district to visit a small brewery located within this infamous area.
Continue on and finish the adventure at a legendary local beer hall that stocks more than 200 different varieties of beer! Beer lovers will be amazed at the range on offer here. Choose to sip on a pale lager, gulp some bitter ale or sample a strong triple malt to celebrate the end of the tour.
Raise a glass with friends, make a toast to Amsterdam, and then you are free to head back to your accommodation or stay on at the beer hall for another sneaky tipple. (Please note that this is NOT a pub crawl).
Walking tour English-speaking guide Three Great Beers at each stop One typical Dutch bar snack One commemorative tasters glass
Transportation Entrance to local brewery (including one free beer) Additional bar snacks and drinks Beer glasses and rare bottles of beer
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have. If you are happy with the services provided by your local guides and drivers a tip - though not compulsory - is appropriate. While it may not be customary to you, it is of great significance to the people who will take care of you during your travels, inspires excellent service, and is an entrenched feature of the tourism industry across many destinations. Please consider this when budgeting for your extra expenses on this tour
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