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Our guides are all local people with their own unique expertise, passion and insights of Amsterdam and the Netherlands!

We speak: Dutch, English, Italian, Portuguese, French, Russian, Spanish and German

Sarah
   

I’m Sarah
The owner of Sarah’s Tours. During my studies, I worked in the hospitality industry and as a private tour guide. After graduating in the field of cultural communication, I founded Sarah’s Tours.

Connecting with people from all over the world and showing them a great time is my true passion. I grew up with a Scottish mum and Moroccan dad. A lot of people ask me how they met. Well, they fell in love in (and with) Amsterdam, so here I am! That’s what makes Amsterdam so special to me: it’s a melting pot of cultures.

Aglaya
  

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I’m Aglaya.
I’m born in Amsterdam, from a Russian family. I studied Anthropology and I am interested in culture and different angles to look at it. I’m active and spontaneous.

Anything interests me, so we will have a great time for sure! I will show you Amsterdam from a locals perspective.

Selina
 

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Selina is a New Zealander who now call the Netherlands home. Her background is in Art History, and as fate would have it, her dissertation was on Rembrandt at University. Fast-forward 10 years, and she is now living amongst the art and architecture that has inspired her since school. With a background in Museum and Gallery Education at the Auckland Art Gallery, bringing artworks and buildings to life through storytelling, and connecting them to our own lives, is what she loves to do.

Since establishing a charity in New Zealand with her best friend, that engages older people living with dementia through art and creativity, Selina has seen how these experiences can become transformative moments for people. While she is passionate about history and art history, equally important to her is that you have a personal connection through your experience, and maybe have your own transformative moment while exploring something new.

Giovanna
  


Giovanna is a food and history lover. Her roots are Brazilian- Italian and she never feels like she is running out of stories to tell. She speaks five languages, but knows how to say “thank you” in about nine languages!

She’s been living in the Netherlands for fifteen years by now, her places are Amsterdam, Utrecht and Haarlem. She likes to wander around places full of history and is always eager to know more about the origins of a place, its culture and how they used to do stuff back there in the Middle Ages. If you like a good chat, Giovanna is the one to guide you!

Violeta


Hi! 
My name is Violeta, I´m an artist and an architect. I´m curious, I´m hungry and I love travelling.
I like meeting new people, learning languages and riding my bicycle!

I love Amsterdam, where I´ve been living for the past three years.
Being an architect I´ve learned to understand cities, their urban development and how to link history to architecture and I like sharing my passion for it. Specially in Amsterdam where one can find so much great architecture and urbanism.

Minou

Hi, I am Minou, A passionate photographer since the age of 18. I am a born and raised Amsterdammer. I have a passion for street and travel photography.

My focus is on travel, music events, nature and street photography, in addition I enjoy portrait photography. I organise photography workshops for people who would like to improve their skills.

Paola
   

I am an art historian guide, born in Italy and living in Amsterdam now. Before I called Amsterdam my home I lived in Paris. My workplaces are the most beautiful you can have: the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.

I love to share my passion for art and history with you. You will hear a lot of interesting stories and you’ll discover amazing details hidden in the artworks on a private tour with me.
With friends, family, kids, colleagues or on your own, there is always a lot to see and to do in museums. I cannot wait to visit them with you!

Chris

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Hi, I am Chris: a multi-disciplinary photographer and educator
I have lived and worked in Amsterdam for over 20 years.

With an interest in the history and culture of the city, my tours include historical and cultural context to your photographs.
“I love this city! After a lifetime of travelling, I have finally found a place to call home. The passing of time, expressed so dynamically in the architecture, art and culture keep me inspired and driven, not only to produce great work but also to share with others all that Amsterdam has to offer”.

Victor
 

Victor  is an award-winning Irish Photographer who has lived in Amsterdam since 2001. He has had works published in The Guardian, National Geographic and The Irish Times as well as many travel publications. Apart from photojournalism,

Victor is a keen travel photographer and has visited more than 80 countries. He also operates a photo studio in Amsterdam’s Houthavens area which he uses for portraiture.

Max
  

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My name is Max. I am 25 years old, Dutch and always in a for a good chat.
I love Amsterdam. There is no better feeling in the world than biking next to the Amstel river and feeling the fresh Amsterdam air.
I like the fact that the city has so much to offer in every season.
I was born in the city of Utrecht, the smaller, less know neighbouring city of Amsterdam.

If you are interested, I know this city by heart so a tour in Utrecht with me is also a guaranteed success!
I am happy as long as you are happy and always do my best to give you the most personal experience possible.
I promise you, a day with me is never boring!

Cèlion


Cèlion is an Amsterdam native with Surinamese, Moluccan and Dutch roots.

After studying cultural heritage and museology, he decided to follow his true passion and auditioned for the Amsterdam school of the arts. He succeeded and graduated as an actor in 2015.
Nowadays he acts in all kinds of theatre plays, tv series and movies and loves showing the city to our guests through a locals perspective.

Sebastiaan
  

Sebastiaan grew up in a village 20 minutes biking from Amsterdam and now has
the pleasure of living in Amsterdam for 4 years. After completing a bachelor study in
Business Administration. He decided to start another study,
something he is passionate about; photography. 

Sebastiaan is
working full time as a product and event
photographer under the name Midas Harper.
Sebastiaan’s biggest passion is making that
somewhat stylized portrait for your new profile picture and memories of your stay.

Peter
   


Hi, I am Peter,
A born and bred Amsterdammer. I have been a private tour guide in Amsterdam for quite a few years.
What I like most is the personal interaction with my guests so I can really give them the tour that fits their interests.

My favourite topics are Amsterdam’s history and traditions, and especially Amsterdam during World War Two.
I am looking forward to showing you my city and telling you all about it!

Rudolf
  

Hi I’m Rudolf,
I am a passionate city guide and teacher in art history. My passion is showing visitors of our city the hidden gems and providing them with historical and artistic context.

My favorite topics to share are Rembrandt, Golden Age Art, and architecture. I see the city as an art piece that comes to life when the context is added.

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