Urban Tour of Sights and Canals

Urban Tour of Sights and Canals (From St. Christopher's Inns at the Winston)


Unlock the beauty of Amsterdam on two wheels with this urban route passing some of the most magnificent sights and canals in the heart of the city. This bike ride will give you a true feeling of riding in the paradise of cycling and with plenty of stopping opportunities wherever you like on the way.

Cycling on this route, you’ll have a chance to visit the most famous district of Amsterdam – Jordaan – and cycle through the Nine Streets – a trendy shopping area. The Anne Frank House is also included in this ride, and don’t forget to stop by Albert Cuypmarkt which is the coolest market in the city.


The terrain is flat and smooth.


The ride starts from St. Christopher’s Inns at the Winston (address: Warmoesstraat 129, 1012 JA Amsterdam, Netherlands)

Food and drink

Albert Cuypmarkt is the perfect place to stop for lunch and delicious stroopwafels – a popular waffle in the Netherlands with caramel syrup filling in the middle. If you can’t find anything in the market, don’t worry, there are many eateries along the way.

More details

Ride past Anna Frank House and spend some time to explore the area. Jordaan and Nine Streets are your next destinations, and you’ll ride along the canals. Then head south towards the Rijksmuseum and I Amsterdam sign. Go past the Heineken Experience or stop for a beer, then head to Albert Cuypmarkt where you’ll probably find something for lunch. After lunch, explore Oosterpark - one of Amsterdam’s parks – before making your way back to the starting point along the Amstel River.

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10.389 km / 6.456 mi

Total Distance

59 m / 194 ft

Total Ascent

59 m / 193 ft

Total Descent

8 m / 26 ft

Highest Point

Ride type:
Mountain biking
Road riding
Rail Trail
Difficulty: Easy (Blue)
Ride Duration: <1 hr
Fitness Level: Low
Shared Bike Path - Paved
Shared Bike Path - Dirt
On-Road Bike Lane
Off-Road - Fire Trail
Off-Road - Rail Trail
Off-Road - Single Track
Off-Road - Downhill
Gravel Road
Trail Signage: Good
Mobile Coverage: Limited
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Accessible by bike
Accessible by car
Accessible by public transport
Accessible by shuttle
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