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Amsterdam Alternative Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour provided by Oranje Umbrella Walking Tours

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Amsterdam Alternative Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour

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Amsterdam is famous for its coffeeshops, which serve cannabis, but most walking tours don’t provide much insight into the city’s legal marijuana phenomenon. Discover the coffeehouse culture properly and visit several shops with a guide. On this tour, learn the history and legality of weed in the Netherlands from your local guide. Select a tour duration and itinerary that suits your interests.
  • Visit several coffeeshops in Amsterdam with a seasoned local guide 
  • Learn the history behind the liberal attitudes towards marijuana 
  • Personalized experience thanks to a small-group tour size
  • Upgrade to include an additional coffeehouse or a Red Light District tour
What to Expect
Begin your tour at a central location in Amsterdam, where you meet your group and set off to explore Amsterdam’s coffeeshop and cannabis culture. Head to the Dam Palace and immerse yourself in the ambiance at one of Amsterdam’s oldest coffee shops. Discover the history behind the city’s lenient marijuana policy from your guide. Move on to more coffee shops for a comprehensive insight into the culture. Along the way, stroll the city’s streets and notice historic landmarks, including a secluded medieval courtyard. On the 3-hour tour, stop off for a complimentary local snack, with the option to purchase food on the 2-hour tour. At the end of your tour, conclude at a central location near Rembrandtplein, with a new understanding of the city’s relaxed attitude to marijuana.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Dam 4, 1012 NP Amsterdam, Netherlands
Return Details
Cannibale Royale Handboogstraat, Handboogstraat 17a, 1012 XM Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Snacks ( 3 hours tour only)
  • Local guide
  • Small-group walking tour
  • Warm Places in the winter
  • Cool places in the summer!
  • Food and snacks (2 hour tour)
  • Alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Personal purchases or souvenirs
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travellers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Minimum age is 18 years; A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking; Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required
  • Food is only available on 3 hour tour
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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harrisonsharriers wrote a review Mar 2020
Ipswich135 contributions38 helpful votes
Our tour guide was amazing, very sorry can’t remember his name but he was from Manchester! Really gave us an insight to the cannabis culture, he took us to a coffee shop, bar, red Light District and a chocolate shop, really knowledgeable, pointing out different places, would
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Tomie Bua wrote a review Feb 2020
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Love this walking tours company in Amsterdam ! Especially with Erik! We enjoy so much! If you looking for a walking tours in Amsterdam “Oranje Umbrella Walking Tours” Highly recommended !
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Misa1111 wrote a review Sep 2019
Ibiza, Spain20 contributions40 helpful votes
Incredibly rude tour guide American Matt or Michael, offered the entire group to share my personal lunch that I had paid for. He did this of his own volition without asking me first. Needless to say I needed to tell the group I would not be sharing so that they could order their
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Date of experience: September 2019
Crgrbnsn wrote a review Aug 2019
Newbury, United Kingdom13 contributions5 helpful votes
I would suggest adjusting the tour so that it concentrates on the ‘coffee shop’ experience and culture. Whilst I found the conversations fun and the guide upbeat and ‘on the ball’, trying to cram in everything makes for a rather hurried experience.
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Date of experience: August 2019
Response from ErikAmsterdam84, Owner at Amsterdam Alternative Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Thanks for the suggesion! The website says that we are a tour for beginniers ( who are open to learning amsterdam and coffeeshops) , so if you want a more focused coffeeshop tour experience, then to go for the cannabis lovers tour we offer. If you felt hurried, then may I suggest having some space cake to slow you down! thanks for your opinion
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catherine e wrote a review Aug 2019
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As a newcomer to Amsterdam it was difficult to find the meeting place.. after asking locals I was able to find the guide. Need to be more specific with directions.. my guide was amazing ai completely forgot his name but he was a tall man who is Surinamese and Dutch. He was
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Response from ErikAmsterdam84, Owner at Amsterdam Alternative Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour
Responded 28 Aug 2019
Thanks so much for your response! Adri is his name and having fun is his game! For the future a place of the meeting location is added both to all websites and the ticket ( please print it out next time! and bring back a friend!)
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BOOK THIS TRIP.!!!! Do it! Whether you're new at this or have experience, you will learn something new, Guaranteed
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Guide did not turn up
The weather was absolutely awful but me and my husband actually turned up 15 to 20 minutes early as we did not want
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Amazing tour
Had a really great tour through the red light district that gave some insights about stuff you don’t already know a
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What a blast!!
We chose a tour through Amsterdam’s infamous red light district. Our tour-guide Leon was really fun, charming and w
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Amazing experience!
What a fun experience this was, by far one of the best tours I’ve been on here. The guides where so great and frien
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Must-do in Amsterdam! We had the best time
As soon as we met up with the tour group and our guide Erik arrived, we knew this was gonna be fun. The start of t
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Best walking tour in town
What a tour and what a guide! Learnt so many nice facts about the city, the guide was funny and I met a couple of
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The red light district tour was great. Even though I am born and raised in The Netherlands and come in Amsterdam ve
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It was awesome
Pasqual was extremely knowledgeable of the area and the history and I really enjoyed how much we learned mostly bec
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Paul J
Easy to work with plus a great guide
Erik helped us create a custom Cannibals Walk (bravo!) And our guide Pascale was amazing. More like walking around
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Belle P
Great guide and guiding
Andre guided me through both the red light district, showing small details and giving a respectful talk about sexwo
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Light hearted and fun Red Light Tour
My daughter and I were introduced to the Red Light District and marijuana culture tonight by Annetta. She taught us
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This is a company that has terrific customer service!!!
I had lots of fun on the evening Red Light and Coffeeshop walking tour. We saw a lot. Our guide really knew the nei
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Went on a guided tour today with Charlie- such a lovely chap who was so friendly and hella funny! He taught us so m
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Cole T
Don’t bother
After reading the reviews we thought we’d take the chance. Some people said that the tour guide just didn’t show up
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