When the night falls, mysterious myths and terrifying tales come alive through the cobbled streets and canals of Amsterdam. Delve into dark folklore to enjoy an authentic, educational, and sometimes scary, experience.
Hear stories of Cornelia at Begijnhof
Travel to where the guillotine was introduced, Nieuwmarkt
Snap photos of the Trippenhuis, and discuss the Golden Age
Go ghost-hunting at Schreierstoren
Walk by Oudezijds Voorburgwal
Once upon a time, Amsterdam was known as a place full of ghosts, witches, and demons. After all, during its more than 800 years of history, the city has had its fair share of death and disease, pain and suffering, and murder and mayhem. Join our ghost walker as he leads you through the truly dark and terror-filled history of Amsterdam.
The tours are conducted by an experienced guide who is well versed in the history of his city and its haunted sites. Through the ancient art of storytelling he will take you back in time and make you relive those days when ghosts and demons still roamed the town.
Perhaps he will tell you the tale of the devout nun Cornelia who returned from the dead to haunt her sisters. Or you will hear about the ghost of Old Cornelius, who slowly drove his killer to madness. Or the monk Aloysius who lived a depraved and treacherous life, and whose ghost is perhaps still hidden somewhere in the attic of an Amsterdam canal house, searching for his head.
We built this tour because it is a different side of Amsterdam, which often goes untold to tourists though is familiar to locals.
QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.
Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
AOn tours cancelled more than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are happy to offer our customers a full refund - minus a 5% credit card fee and the cost of any tickets that have been purchased.
For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.
Changes made to bookings may be subject to rebooking fees to cover the cost of tickets purchased, transport, guide rescheduling and administration.
To cancel or change your booking, please contact us at <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWho do I contact if I have any questions about this tour or if I want to make changes to my tour?
AAt Touriocity, we provide a free concierge service to help you plan your time abroad and they will be able to answer any questions you may have about this tour or any other tours. We are normally able to customise or personalise tours to suit your needs.
Please do get in touch by either using the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, sending an email to <firstname.lastname@example.org> or calling 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QAm I able to book more than one tour?
AAbsolutely, you can book as many tours as you like! You can add them to your cart by clicking the ‘Book Now’ button or you can get in touch and we can put together an itinerary for you. To get in touch, you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <email@example.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
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