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Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour

Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 6 40983208
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WWII Walking Tour

Peter was an excellent, highly knowledgeable guide, and the tour was really illuminating to all the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Catherine P
A great experience

Judy and I are both tour guides from Chicago. We are also history buffs. I thought we knew so much... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Learn about the terrible experiences of Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation of World War Two, visit the famous sites of the Golden Age. We also offer tailor made family tours. A must for those with a passion for History. For details and bookings go to our website.
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Looiersgracht 31a, 1016 GT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Peter was an excellent, highly knowledgeable guide, and the tour was really illuminating to all the history in the city of Amsterdam from the Second World War. Important for remembering those who were lost and those who sacrificed on behalf of them.

Thank Catherine P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Judy and I are both tour guides from Chicago. We are also history buffs. I thought we knew so much about World War II but we learned so much on this tour. So many surprises and amazing stories. Peter was great. He would hold up...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I did the Historical Walk with Peter and in spite of the poor weather conditions on the day found it to be a most educative and informative experience. We were given lots of information relating to the wartime occupation of Amsterdam and Holland by the...More

Thank ronsF6676ZJ
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I had the good fortune of taking the Amsterdam in World War II Walking Tour with Ben de Jong on December 31, 2017. Despite the cold and wet conditions it was a fascinating three hours to say the least. Ben's depth of...More

Thank scott l
Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

I've just completed a 3 hour walking tour with Peter Schaapman. Though the subject matter is heavy, it is history. Walking with Peter, you learn the Dutch resistance, the collaborators, those that assisted in Jews escaping Nazi's grasp. It was wonderfully informative and very important...More

Thank Lyndi S
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This last week, my wife and I took the tour with Peter. My wife is an historian, and she focuses on the period of World War II and the subsequent years. We both found the tour fascinating. Peter has conducted research on his own, and...More

Thank KurtB564
Reviewed 2 December 2017

As a WW2 history enthusiast I can not advocate this choice enough. Peter is organised, eloquent and brings the topic to life in a unique and personal way. He added to each stop over, went over the time he had allocated because the group were...More

Thank Russell D
Reviewed 23 November 2017

We had a wonderful tour with Peter- he's a great source of information and we highly recommend! Block off three hours; the amount of walking was moderate and easy.

Thank Murph07
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We highly recommend the WWII walking tour led by Peter. Throughout the walk, he connected issues relating to the Nazi occupation of Holland to events that happened right where we were standing.He would then show a photograph taken from the same spot during the war...More

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Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Outstanding three hours spent with Peter. Providing engaging banter, historical stories with pictorial details, and the ability to answer myriad questions, Peter was an ideal guide. If you want to learn about Amsterdam and WWII, take this walk . . .you will be enriched.

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dassya722
11 May 2017|
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Response from Historywalks | Property representative |
dear Madam or Sir, please have a look at our website historywalks.eu and send us an e-mail, best wishes, Peter
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MinnesotaME
8 March 2017|
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please send an email to my email adres, its on my website, and tell me when you want to walk, Peter
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Response from BevsTravelAbout | Reviewed this property |
It wasn't a fast pace. It was walking on gravel and the beach. We walked around the American Cemetery also. So walking probably a mile in total. Email MAGALI and let her know your concerns. She will be specific to you needs... More
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