architour organizes architecture programs for groups, led by architects. We compose the best program for you and make all reservations. During the tours we transfer our expertise about modern architecture and current construction projects in an exciting and authentic way.
architour has been organizing professional architecture tours in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and other cities since 2004. All tours are guided and designed by experienced architects.
architour organizes tailor-made group excursions to architecture and urban design, and gives a glimpse behind the scenes of Dutch design culture. All tours are led by experienced local architects. Urban designs and building concepts are explained in an entertaining and informative way. We also provide a lot of background information about architects, the development process and the urban context. architour maintains excellent relationships with the local architecture scene, universities and cultural institutions. We follow the latest developments closely and can give you the best recommendations for your excursion. Tours are available in Dutch, English, German, French and Japanese. More information about our architecture tours can be found here.
We offer lectures on various topics in English, German and Dutch. Lectures can be booked as part of a tour program or take place separately. Themes include "Amsterdam - City on the IJ", "Rotterdam: Modern Harbour City with History", "Sustainability: The Dutch Touch" and "Social Housing in the Netherlands". More information about our Talks can be found here.
architour produces audiotours to interesting areas in the city. All you need is a smartphone and headphones. These audiotours are available for free online: Audiotour Southern Canal District, Audiotour Western Islands, Audiotour Kalverstraat, Audiotour Dam, Audiotour Rokin, Audiotour Damrak and Audiotour Nes.
We can support you with hotel recommendations and making reservations for coaches, tour boats and restaurants. We are happy to put together a complete program for your group.