Amsterdam Photo Safari

With 65 miles of canals and three times more bridges than Venice, Amsterdam is one of Europe’s finest visual feasts.

Published 15 May 2018, 17:53 BST

With 65 miles of canals and three times more bridges than Venice, Amsterdam is one of Europe’s finest visual feasts. Jam-packed with stunning scenery, this small but densely packed city is fast becoming a favourite among visiting photographers.

The Amsterdam Photo Safari tour uncovers the visual gems of the Netherlands’ capital city. Guests are led through a labyrinth of canals, stopping at hand-picked locations that offer the perfect photographic opportunities.

Avoiding the flocks of tourists at the more obvious locations, this tour is designed with one thing in mind — visitors go home having captured the best images Amsterdam has to offer.

That’s not to say the guides don’t share stories about the city’s history and culture — personal tales are recounted along the way of what it’s like to live in this fascinating melting pot of culture and controversy.

The tour explores Amsterdam’s most beautiful canals, weaving in and out of back alleys to gain access to the oldest and most photogenic bridges and buildings, along with the tiniest and wonkiest houses.

This tour is suitable for everyone from complete beginners through to the most experienced photographers.

Amsterdam Photo Safari offers private tours or takes people in very small groups. Beginners can spend time working on their camera skills and composition. Meanwhile experienced photographers can dart around the city snapping as many locations as possible — all perfectly timed so the light is optimal at each location.

The option of a private tour means guests can maximise their time in Amsterdam and photograph all the city’s highlights in this tailor-made excursion. Additional options include the Red Light District, aerial views and a secret hidden garden.

New for 2018 are the longer two- and three-day tours that include excursions to locations outside the city to visit some of the country’s most spectacular windmills.

Don’t miss

The night tour: a chance to photograph glistening reflections on the canals and light trails of moving boats



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