Get up close and personal with Amsterdam’s city centre and experience the authentic local spots. This discovery trail, created by the co-founders Kristina & Wendy, uses location-based riddles to guide your exploration playfully. Along the way, you’ll learn about the history of the Red Light District, wander the canal belt, admire its facades from different perspectives, and search for curious statues. You’ll also unlock recommendations for cosy cafes where you can treat yourself to a nice break.
This playful walk across Amsterdam’s vibrant centre sharpens your senses and encourages you to appreciate the most wonderful – and often hidden – details around you. Whether you know Amsterdam or just start exploring here, this experience gives you a perspective on discovery that will inspire your curiosity wherever you go next.
Local wonders you’ll discover on this walk include:
- Stories of the Red Light District
- Nieuwmarkt (market + old city gate)
- De Oude Kerk (the oldest church) and sensual art near its entrance...
- One of the city's most famous hofjes (courtyards!).
- A free art gallery curated by the Amsterdam Museum
This discovery walk is an educational and fun activity for friends, couples, curious locals, visitors, and team building. You can fully enjoy this experience of connecting with the city while staying in your own group.
Along the way, enjoy meaningful moments of discovery; explore, learn and have fun! Use #secretcitytrails to be featured on the company's social media and enter a monthly raffle to win a free discovery walk.