Go with one of the guided tours

Visitors who want to cycle with a guide can join a daily bike tour through the centre of Amsterdam, or into the surrounding countryside.

City (Short)

Tourists who want to cycle with a guide can join a daily bike tour through the centre of Amsterdam. Our guides show the most spectacular and breathtaking sights, and give historical and recent information about the city.

City (Long)

Tourists who want to cycle with a guide can join a daily tour ride through the centre of Amsterdam. Our guides show the most spectacular and breathtaking sights, and give historical and recent information about the city.

Take one of our routes

Feeling adventurous? For only €1,- you can take one of MacBike’s maps that take you into the city and beyond.

Amstel and Windmills

Escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and ride along the pretty River Amstel to Oudekerk aan de Amstel.
Relax and enjoy house boats, attractive houses, the mill where Rembrandt enjoyed drawing, and the polder landscape with Arena at the horizon.

Architecture

This cycle route takes you passed internationally renowned highlights including the eastern harbour area,  the characteristic Amsterdam School brick architecture and a few lesser-known yet suprisingly interesting examples of modern architecture dating back to the 19th century.

Art on the Edge

There are more than one thousand works of sculptures and installations in the streets and parks of Amsterdam. From the classic to the modern, there is something for everyone.  This “Art on the Edge” Route allows you to discover some three hundred works of art on the street, in parks and in hidden places.

Canals

Get to know Amsterdam as the Venice of the North, and discover the most beautiful spots of the inner city. This bike ride takes you along the Amsterdam canals and across bridges into the city’s historic centre. Along the way you’ll see canal houses in all shapes and sizes.

Harbours and Architecture

This cycle route takes you to the internationally renowned Eastern Port Area and the adjacent city districts, with a lot of interesting modern architecture. You cycle across the islands of Java, Borneo, KNSM and Sporenburg, where you can see port buildings amongst interesting town planning.

Jewish Amsterdam

Discover the hidden treasures of Jewish Amsterdam and cycle along the traces of Jewish culture from past and present. Along the route you will come across striking buildings, beautiful synagogues and impressive listed buildings.

Plantage

The popular Plantage district is in the eastern part of Amsterdam’s historic centre, and it is ideal for exploring by bike. This originally Jewish district has grand, peaceful streets, majestic buildings and is remarkably green. You can visit Artis Zoo, Hortus Botanica and the Tropenmuseum (the ethnographic museum).

Provos

In May 2015 it was exactly 50 years ago that the Provo movement was founded. With playful demostrations and happening the Provo tried to shake up society. Discover the ‘Magical Centre of Amsterdam’ with our map. Go back to the 60s and discover the world of the Anti-Smoke magician, the White Bicycle Plan and the Bed-In of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

Waterland

North of Amsterdam is picturesque Waterland, with expansive green meadows and beautiful cloudscapes. MacBike’s Waterland Route takes you into the characteristic polder landscape, along water courses, windmills and unique little villages with timber houses and farms.

Zaanse Schans

The Zaanse Schans route takes you through the Twiske recreation park to the banks of the River Zaan, with the world famous Zaanse Schans, which has eight windmills that are still in operation.

Let us lead you the way with one of our audio guides

Make your bike ride even more enjoyable with a free audio tour

Harbours and Architecture

This audio tour takes you to the internationally renowned Eastern Port Area and the adjacent city districts, with a lot of interesting modern architecture. You cycle across the islands of Java, Borneo, KNSM and Sporenburg, where you can see port buildings amongst interesting town planning.

The audio guide is available on izi.TRAVEL. You can use it on the web and on your smartphone, using the izi.TRAVEL app. Get your free tour in 3 easy steps: (1) download the izi.TRAVEL app on your smartphone, (2) Type in ‘Bicycle Tour: Old Harbour & Modern Architecture’ in the search bar and (3) Download the tour for unlimited offline usage.

Waterland

North of Amsterdam is picturesque Waterland, with expansive green meadows and beautiful cloudscapes. MacBike’s Waterland audio guide takes you into the characteristic polder landscape, along water courses, windmills and unique little villages with timber houses and farms.

The audio guide is available on izi.TRAVEL. You can use it on the web and on your smartphone, using the izi.TRAVEL app. Get your free tour in 3 easy steps: (1) download the izi.TRAVEL app on your smartphone, (2) Type in ‘Bicycle Tour: Experience Waterland’ in the search bar and (3) Download the tour for unlimited offline usage.

Go On One of Our Private Tours

Are you with a big group? Book a private tour. Here are some of the many possibilities.

Harbours and Architecture

This tour takes you to the internationally renowned Eastern Port Area and the adjacent city districts, with a lot of interesting modern architecture. You cycle across the islands of Java, Borneo, KNSM and Sporenburg, where you can see port buildings amongst interesting town planning.

Waterland

North of Amsterdam is picturesque Waterland, with expansive green meadows and beautiful cloudscapes. The Waterland tour takes you into the characteristic polder landscape, along water courses, windmills and unique little villages with timber houses and farms.

Canalbelt

Get to know Amsterdam as the Venice of the North, and discover the most beautiful spots of the inner city. This bike tour takes you along the Amsterdam canals and across bridges into the city’s historic centre. Along the way you’ll see canal houses in all shapes and sizes.  dddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddddd

Education

This tour is a combination of history, architecture and contemporary Amsterdam. The guide will show you the facts and the important landmarks of the city.

Holland Culinair

To see and sample the most delicious herring, the tastiest Amsterdam ‘ossenworst’ (smoked raw beef sausage); the finest cheese and jenever and the most original Amsterdam pickles and beer. This guided tour will take you on a bicycletour to taste these local delicacies.