Our Team of Local Guides
We started Amsterdam Experiences as a way to share our passion for Amsterdam. We like to show people our city, through the eyes of a local. We organize high-quality private tours so you can explore the city in an exclusive way. We stay in close contact with you to ensure that your personal experience will be an unforgettable one.
We work with highly experienced, professional and local guides who are sure to add a unique and personal touch to your visit to Amsterdam. Our friendly and knowledgeable guides will make you feel part of the city.
Our ever-expanding team of guides is an eclectic group of people – each with his/her own style. All our Group Experiences are English-speaking. Private tours can be held in English, Spanish, and French
Hope to see you soon,
Stephan and Vince (Amsterdam Experiences)
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Born in Delft and grew up in Gouda, Stephan is a real Dutchie. After a career in Technology as an Online Strategist, he decided to leave behind the corporate world to start Amsterdam Experiences. He found out that cycling around the city with international visitors is a lot more fun than a desk job!
As a host, he loves to show his guests hidden gems in Amsterdam through the eyes of a local. He has a passion for telling stories about Dutch history and culture.
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Vince moved to Amsterdam 10 years ago for college and has never left. He is a born story-teller and the people on his tour love the personal attention they receive from Vince. He combines years of public speaking in Consulting with his passion for people and history.
Vince captivates his audience with interesting stories – often with a personal twist. His true talent is his ability to make everyone laugh. He might even throw in a dad joke here and there.
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Louke has lived in Amsterdam for over 20 years. She was captured by the city’s magic the day she arrived. Her family has its roots in the city and has always loved their stories about the city.
Louke is a history fanatic and made it her personal goal to be able to answer any possible question that is asked; are you up for the challenge? She is a warm, entertaining, and interested person. She will make your tour a personal experience you will treasure forever.
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Also known as: Guido the Guide. Born and raised in Amsterdam’s famous Jordaan district, right next to the Anne Frank House. Guido has been a tour guide for years (we lost count).
He combines his passion for the city with a life of writing theater, comedy, music, and screenplays. He also performs as an actor and comedian. With an unquestioned love for his hometown, Guido likes to welcome all visitors and shares his view on the ever-changing beautiful city of Amsterdam.
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Violeta is a Spanish architect and artist based in Amsterdam since 2015. She combines her passion of storytelling and architecture in her interactive tours.
Violeta has over six years of experience as a tour guide in Madrid and Amsterdam. Yet, her energy has stayed as high as her first day. She can host tours in English, Spanish, and French. Whichever one she speaks, you are sure to see her energy and smile!
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Dennis grew up in the Dutch countryside. After travelling the world he decided to move to Amsterdam 15 years ago.
He has a wide and deep knowledge of the city. Having been a guide in Amsterdam for years, he knows the city like the back of his hand.
Dennis is a culture, food, and history lover. When you join him on his tour, you will feel like you are out with a friend. He’ll gladly share all his favorite hangouts with you.
NL - ENMonique grew up close to Amsterdam and remembers her first visit still vividly. As a six year old she completely fell in love with the little houses and above all the great vibe. After 19 years of living in the city she has now declared herself a true Amsterdammer.
As a former journalist, Monique has a really broad interest and that’s also what you’ll find in her tours. She’s full of stories, fun facts and can walk through the city (almost) blindfolded.
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Of all people in this list, Thijs is probably most engaged in the goings of the city – he works for the city of Amsterdam as an urban planner. With this great background knowledge he provides tours like no-one else can. He specializes in his the East side of the city – the area he calls come.
Thijs decided to become a guide after seeing a TV show about tour guide. He was bold and decided to email the guide in the show. One thing left to another and the rest is history.
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As son of a captain traveling through the country, his home port has always been Amsterdam.
His nomadic roots brought him to all corners of the world, where he worked as a guide in over 20 countries. Vincent has combined his travels with teaching high-school bilingual Geography in the lovely town of Haarlem. He lives in the hip North of Amsterdam with his three sons and his wife.
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Annet is a well-known iPhone photographer and mother of one. Using just her iPhone, she unveils the city’s hidden stories together and captures them in unforgettable ways.
During her tours, she teaches and inspires you to take photos that tell a story. Taking photos is about challenge, courage, and persistence. A tour with Annet in her beautiful hometown is never boring. Who knows, you might return to your hometown as the world’s newest influencer.
NL - ENClaire was born in Amsterdam and always loved the buzz and vibrancy. After living in Ireland for 14 years she returned 4 years ago with a new appreciation for the beauty and uniqueness. She has shared this with many visitors ever since.
Claire has a creative and fun way of looking at things and loves inviting people to question and wonder while exploring this fascinating city. With a background in theatre, improvisation, puppetry and story telling she combines her past experiences to give visitors a wonder-full adventure that is specially made for them.
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Martin (also a high school geography teacher) has a passion for telling stories and knows the city’s history inside out.
Using his fast knowledge of geography, he provides an interesting angle to the city. Martin speaks Dutch, English, and is fluent in Spanish. He is the father of two little girls, but still has time to play in a band and is maybe our most enthusiast guide.
Do you have a preference for a guide? Please contact us below.
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Aida is our itinerary wizard. She has lived in Amsterdam for over 30 years and loves her City with a passion. Her other passions are traveling, cooking and writing. With her warm personality and positive outlook on life, this makes her the perfect person to consult when you are planning your trip to Amsterdam and the Netherlands.
She is invested in creating the best possible experience for travelers to the Netherlands and Amsterdam. By placing herself in the position of a visitor she is able to create the best tours for first-time visitors and even for people who have been several times. As far as Aida is concerned there is never a dull moment in Amsterdam and she will make an effort to make sure your visit is truly memorable.