World War II and the Holocaust in Amsterdam

See important sites and monuments relating to the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam (1940-45). Let us be your guides and inform you about this traumatic episode in the Dutch capital's long history. The tour is ideal tour for visitors who like to go off the beaten path and want to learn more about this important aspect of the city's past.

For those with a passion for history this is a tour not to be missed.

If you want to book a tour, please email us ( to ask which days are still open. Note that we are early birds and always see our mail in the morning.
In your email, please be clear about the exact dates and time of day (morning or afternoon) on which you are available to do a tour, in order to avoid unnecessary e-mail correspondence as much as possible.
If you request a tour on short notice (one or two days before the intended date), please include in your email message a cell phone number or a telephone number of your hotel.
We do not accept bookings from tour operators. We prefer direct communication with our guests.
The price is 25 euro per person. A private walk is 150 euro.
We do not visit The Anne Frank House, the Resistance Museum or the Hollandsche Schouwburg (the deportation center). Tickets for these museums and drinks are not included! 
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The walk takes approx. 2.5 - 3 hours.
We prefer walking in small groups.
About halfway through the walk a short break will be provide for a coffee and/or a rest room visit.
Because of its content, the suggested minimum age for the tour is 13.
Following this link you will find other suggestions for activities in Amsterdam.
Following this link for the Amsterdam weather! 
Don't forget to look at our Market Garden day trip.
Peter Schaapman & Ben de Jong 
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Peter Schaapman
Creator of, has a 30-years career in televison and radio. He studied WWII and the Shoah in Amsterdam. 

Ben de Jong
Ben de Jong is a retired history professor from the University of Amsterdam. For his profile see this link.