Amsterdam Light Festival

Visit the Amsterdam Light Festival in the winter

About 30 different light artworks light up the dark nights in Amsterdam during the Amsterdam Light Festival. A unique exhibition to visit, since the artworks are especially created for Amsterdam. Every year the festival has a different theme.

An Annual Winter Attraction in Amsterdam

This annual event puts a spotlight on the famous Amsterdam canalbelt. Therefore it is a great adition to your winter visit of this special city. The Amsterdam Light Festival takes place on land and water. For 53 days, the exhibitions can be admired by boat, by bike or on foot. The art objects and theme differs every year.

A Canalcruise is the best way to see the Amsterdam Light Festival

Most popular is to explore the Amsterdam Light Festival by boat. Because you can enjoy the art comfortably sitting, perhaps with a glas of warm gluhwine! Every winter, the famous Amsterdam canals become the special decor for new light art objects. The boat route most often starts from the main Trainstation (Central Station). Cruises are offered by several canalcruise companies. The prices differ per company.

Amsterdam Light Festival Amsterdam VIP Tours and Cruises

Book a Private VIP Cruise for your own comfort and privacy

Avoid the crowds and book a private canalcruise with Amsterdam VIP Tours for a unique experience. Drinks are available onboard and dinner can be pre-ordered as well.

This way you can truly enjoy all the light art pieces at your own pace! Ask for a private guide onboard to get all the explanations. You will never forget this VIP experience!

Amsterdam Light Festival Open Air light museum | Walking Tour

The outdoor exhibition area is on walking distance from Amsterdam Central Station. These artworks are lit from 5 – 10 PM (on New Year’s Eve until 8 PM). People can explore the exhibition on their own; there is no fixed walking route. Take a private VIP tour along 20 of the light objects.

Amsterdam Light FestivalTour the Amsterdam Light Festival

You can book a special walkingtour, bicycletour or canalcruise with Amsterdam VIP Tours that takes you along the spectacular illuminated artworks.

Check out our BLOG for more suggestions on what else to do when you visit Amsterdam in Wintertime!

Contact Amsterdam VIP Tours for the a private tour or cruise arrangement!

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