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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 and Spanish


Hi! I’m Sarah
I founded Sarah’s Tours. I have a degree in International Communication and Media. After working in the hospitality and service industry for more than 10 years, and working as an Amsterdam private guide for an extensive period, I started Sarah’s Tours. Connecting with people from all over the world and showing them a great 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. This has inspired me to live abroad, in London and Dublin, but I always come home to Amsterdam.



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 perspectieve.


Victor Lacken 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.



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 amoungst 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 tranformative moment while exploring something new.



My name is Max. I am 25 years old, Dutch and always in a for a good chat.
I love travelling and meeting up with people from all over the world and exchanging cultures.
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!



Chris is a photographer and educator. In addition to working with professional photographers; making sure that they waste no time getting to the best locations under any conditions, he also teaches beginner and intermediary-level photographers, helping them to develop their technical and creative skills. He has lived and worked in Amsterdam since 1999, witnessing and documenting the many changes the city has gone through in the intervening years.

With an interest in all that the city has to offer, his tours add historical and cultural context to your photographs.


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!


Cèlion is born in Amsterdam and from Surinam, Moluccan and Dutch origin.
After studying cultural heritage/museology, he decided to follow his 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.
For Sarahtours he would love to meet people from all over the world and take them on very interesting but most importantly fun gaytours.  As Amsterdam has a dynamic gay culture, it’s a big plus on your trip to enjoy the tour and be a part of the dutch gay scene. Even if its only for a day.


Sebastiaan grew up in a village 20 minutes biking from Amsterdam and now has
the pleasure of living in Amsterdam for 4 years. After finishing a
bachelor 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.


Like Socrates, Tim van ‘t Hul raises many questions. Questions like: “Why does he talk like that?”, “What happened to his mustache?” and “Did he really just compare himself to Socrates?”
Tim is a massive nerd and as such loves movies, science, grammar and referring to himself in the third person (he really does). He does not approve of people calling him a hipster, meaning he probably is one, and sees the world as a meaningless and absurd yet endlessly fascinating place. Tim is cheap, clean and sustainable and is therefore considered by many to be a viable alternative to fossil fuels.
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