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Amsterdam Coffee Shop Culture And Local Food Sampling Walking Tour

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Join this 2-hour Amsterdam walking tour and explore the city's coffee shop culture with a local guide. Get an in-depth look into the world of coffee shops in Amsterdam and learn about its history and legalization. We focus on COOL places in the summer and WARM places in the winter!
  • 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 coffeeshops. Discover the history behind the city’s lenient marijuana policy from your guide. Move on to more coffeeshops for 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 new understanding of the city’s relaxed attitude to marijuana.
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Departure Point
Dam 4, 1012 NP Amsterdam, Netherlands
Return Details
Original Dampkring, Handboogstraat 29, 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
  • A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers 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
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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.More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Crgrbnsn
ErikAmsterdam84, Owner at Oranje Umbrella Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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...More

Reviewed 10 August 2019 via mobile

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...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank catherine e
ErikAmsterdam84, Owner at Oranje Umbrella Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

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...More

Reviewed 24 July 2019

I'm not sure what I expected, but I honestly wasn't planning on imbibing any ganja. Our guide Eric was personable, funny, caring and knowledgeable. The first stop was an Irish bar (where you could order a drink on your own dime), and Eric took about...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank CuriousCasey
ErikAmsterdam84, Owner at Oranje Umbrella Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for this accurate and fun retelling of your trip@ i hope you enjoyed and come back! :)

Reviewed 14 June 2019

We had a wonderful walking tour of central Amsterdam that included stops at two coffee shops after a brief stop at the royal palace and a visit to an Irish pub with an opportunity to sample local beers (at added cost). At the pub, our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
1  Thank Bruce R
Reviewed 4 June 2019

This tour was a lot of fun, Our guide Chris was a joy and really knew his history, The tour was not only about the coffee shops, but also a tour of the area with history thrown in. I highly recommend his for a taste...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Shelley T
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2 March 2019|
Response from jnl_new |
You can only visit a coffeeshop when you at least 18.
Shelley T
24 February 2019|
Response from Lynne M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I can't remember but it is on their booking page. By the way if you are not used to cannabis DO NOT EAT the cake
27 June 2018|
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