- Winter Special ~ Only available for 7 weeks!
During the short days and long dark nights in Winter, Amsterdam becomes a place of Magic and Wonder. Over 25 Light Art Works will be shown in and around the city’s Canals.
From the 1st of December to the 22nd of January we offer A Romantic Light festival boat tour instead. Scroll to the bottom for more info.
Evening in Amsterdam. You are together with your special someone on a private evening canal cruise sailing through the city’s iconic historic centre. The day is coming to an end but for you two an adventure is about to begin. You are welcomed on board by your private guide who shares with you a selection of romantic stories and music designed to pull on your heartstrings. The history of Amsterdam revealed from a unique angle. Surrounded by hundreds of lights, glowing through crooked windows and sparkling on the water, you feel the nocturnal side of the city. A journey the two of you will cherish forever.
Although famous for it’s exciting nightlife, this evening canal cruise aims to immerse you in the tranquility of Amsterdam’s canal district. Your guide takes you on a trip through the smaller, more intimate areas of the city on a silent electric boat.
Whatever the occasion, the private Romantic evening canal cruise is the suitable choice for those looking for a special way to enjoy Amsterdam’s canal district at night. Are you celebrating an anniversary? Are you on your honeymoon? Are you visiting the city and looking for an evening canal cruise specifically for couples? Or are you looking for a way to spice up your date? Look no further!
This 90-minute evening canal cruise is the original version of the Romantic Tour Amsterdam. The full 1 and a half hours allows you to sink fully into the stories and music presented by your guide. Experience more than what is featured in the shorter 50-minute version. Hear all stories and visit all locations including the old harbour, the Seven Love Bridges and the last defence tower of the city’s old border. Book our highest rated tour in the evening hours when Amsterdam is at its finest!
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On this evening canal cruise in Amsterdam lasting 90-minutes you will get the opportunity to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the Dutch capital in a special way. When the sun sets the iconic canal district puts on a new look. This evening canal cruise brings you to the top highlights of Amsterdam and provides an exciting narrative showing you why this city is one of the most romantic places in Europe.
A core part of this evening canal cruise of Amsterdam is the combination of special stories and locations not featured on any other boat tour. This is the only tour revealing the secrets of the Seven Bridges of Love, a location hidden in plain sight. An evening canal cruise is also the best way to visit the glorious Amstel river, the river which gave Amsterdam its name and see the famous Skinny Bridge, which at night is lit up with hundreds of lights.
Unlike the shorter version of the evening canal cruise of Amsterdam, the full 90-minute duration allows you to enjoy all stories and locations available on the original Romantic Tour offered before the pandemic. Moreover, on this tour, you can request special features, such as a specific drink or a location you would like to see. Let us know and we can see if this can be arranged!
Amsterdam is special at night and we believe an evening canal cruise is the best way to enjoy its beauty. Romantic Tour Amsterdam is the only organization offering an evening canal cruise which focuses on the romance and intimacy of the canal district. The captain, who will also be your guide, is an expert at showing you the small details which other tours usually omit.
The evening canal cruise Amsterdam not only gives you the opportunity to enjoy the beauty of Amsterdam at night with a refreshing drink and snack on board. The tour features a sparkling big bottle of Prosecco/Cava, some softdrinks and water accompanied by crackers, grapes and some fine Dutch cheese.
The food and drink choices of the evening canal cruise Amsetrdam can be modified to your liking! You can consider expanding with the standard upgrades by adding a small or big bottle of champagne, upgrading to a big bottle of veuve clicquot or adding a lovely bouquet of 11 red roses to decorate the interior. If there is something special you would like to add, please let us know and we do our best to arrange it!
You can join an evening canal cruise throughout the year. You can see an up to date calendar with availability and book directly through our website. If you would like to book a slot not featured there, please let us know by sending an e-mail to [email protected] It may well be possible to arrange a tour!
The evening canal cruise of Amsterdam is a great choice if you are in the city in winter. The Dutch weather can be a challenge as it does get quite chilly in the evening, but on the upside, that is when the canals are generally more quiet and intimate. Joining this evening canal cruise is a great way of concluding a full day of exploring!