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TO see the city

Local guide × great stories × private tours



The best way to see the city is to join us! We offer personal, private tours of Amsterdam. 


Currently we only offer Private Tours. This allows for the most personal experience. I'm always happy to adjust routes and add stories to match the interests of my guests... Prices are for groups up to 10 people. If you are a larger group, please contact me for a quote!


City history tour


A 3 hour walking experience, tracing Amsterdam's roots as a muddy swamp to its sudden and unexpected explosion to world superpower. A center of power, wealth and, surprisingly, liberalism. All the best sights and stories that will blow your mind.

On this tour we will discuss:

  • The Dutch Golden Age
  • The Rise and Fall of the Dutch Empire
  • World War 2 and the Nazi Occupation
  • Dutch Tolerance
  • Good Dutch food
  • and plenty more!

€175 per group (up to 10 people)

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Red light district tour

Amsterdam's most famous district

The city's least understood area. Many visitors to Amsterdam see only the first layer - a theme park of vice. On this 2 hour tour, we'll take you behind the scenes to help you understand how successful this social experiment has really been.

€150 per group (up to 10 people)

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DUtch courage

Beer & Gin Tasting Tour

Many people enjoy a nice drink. We've been doing it for centuries! Try some local brews in local spots as we tour the full flavor of Dutch beer over 4 hours. And no evening of drinking would be complete without some traditional snacks and a glass of Dutch gin!

€50 per person (up to 10 people)

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The Mystery of A Secret Sender - A Historical Treasure Hunt

A brand new experience!

Now for something completely different. A new way of touring a city - no guide, just you, your friends and a mystery to solve! Who is A Secret Sender, the elusive Amsterdammer? Explore the city, see the sights, solve the puzzles and try something new and exciting!

€25 per person

Guiding Principles. 

My name is Geert Benjamin Sillevis.

I came to guiding because I love stories and I love people. It's a pleasure to spend time with people on holiday and show them around a beautiful city that I'm passionate about.

I don't believe that history should be boring. That's why I work hard to make sure my tours are not only rich in detail and seeped in history, but they're fun and funny, too! 

I'm also more than happy to recommend places to eat, drink or visit. I don't take commissions from anyone - that means that you can be sure that any recommendations come straight from the heart! Check out some Recommendations to get you started!



If you have any questions, or you'd like to make a booking, or you'd simply like to know a good place to eat some fries, please don't hesitate to write! Don't forget to check out our Recommendations for suggestions on places to eat, drink or soak in some culture!



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Our tours start at

The National Monument
Dam Square