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2 Hours Private Walking Tour of Hoorn

Price USD$31.39


2 Hours Private Walking Tour of Hoorn
This customizable private walking tour of Hoorn will show many of its highlights from a local perspective. You will explore the town in 2 hours bypassing historical monuments such as the Main tower and West Frisian Museum and hidden gems such as the love chapel. In addition to all the sights, your personal Hoorn guide will reveal the city?s unique character, teach you local history and culture, and give you insider?s tips about great local restaurants, shops, attractions, activities, public transport and more.

Your morning or afternoon in Hoorn will start at your hotel, river cruise ship or if you travel to Hoorn from elsewhere at the train station. Set off in a relaxing pace to make sure you really get to see, feel and learn all about this town. 

The most important sights that your private guide will show are the Main tower, a landmark in the harbour of Hoorn. The hidden love chapel, once built as a private chapel for a half catholic/half protestant couple. Touch, just like locals did decades ago, the façade of the Saint John Hospice.  See the lively harbour and shopping street. Learn about Jan Pietersz Coen, son of Hoorn and founder of former Batavia City, present Jakarta in Indonesia .  
Wandering through the streets of Hoorn will take you back in time to the days of the VOC (United East Indian Company) that made Holland in the 17th Century one of the most influential countries in the world. Hoorn in those days was one of the 6 main towns from the VOC.

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This customizable private walking tour of Hoorn will show many of its highlights from a local perspective. You will explore the town in 2 hours bypassing historical monuments such as the Main tower and West Frisian Museum and hidden gems such as the love chapel. In addition to all the sights, your personal Hoorn guide will reveal the city?s unique character, teach you local history and culture, and give you insider?s tips about great local restaurants, shops, attractions, activities, public transport and more.