There are over 800,000 bicycles in Amsterdam. That’s more bikes than people! Cycling in Amsterdam is a way of life, made easier by the city’s unbeatable network of cycle routes and flat landscape. The world’s most cycle-friendly city. We can help you with a bike rental upon request.
Amsterdam’s most charming neighborhood is the Jordaan. It feels like stepping back in time. Originally a working class area, the Jordaan’s narrow streets and quaint buildings now make up one of Amsterdam’s most desirable places, dotted with independent art galleries, antiques shops, courtyard gardens and atmospheric bars and restaurants. known as the 9 Streets; one of Amsterdam’s most rewarding shopping experiences.
Home to the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum and the Stedelijk Museum, Museumplein is the cultural heart of Amsterdam. Recently renovated to a world-class standard, the 19th-century district of Oud-Zuid is an art lover’s utopia. The open square between the buildings is active all day, with open-air exhibitions, and markets.
Created in the 17th century to control the sea, Amsterdam’s UNESCO protected canal belt is the essence of Amsterdam, and a beautiful sight by day and night. Seeing the city by guided tour boat is a great way to learn lots of fascinating facts along the way here are many different canal cruises to choose from, from hop-on-hop-off sigh.
We are partnering with a local Black history tour agency to offer you an amazing trip into the past with a passionate Black historian. She will uncover the role that Amsterdam played in the slave trade that helped make Holland one of the wealthiest countries in the entire world at that time.
Our strong contacts with Afro-Dutch individuals and socio-political organizations, make your trip to Amsterdam feel like a home-coming. Connecting with them, learning about their culture and seeing the unique side of their story, helps us to understand our own place in the world as Black people. Black Horizons Travel aims to bring you new, exciting cultural experiences and always add the « wow-factor » to your journey!