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23 August to 1 September 2024

During the Grachtenfestival you can experience young, talented musicians and classical music in an accessible way with a canal cruise. The Grachtenfestival is the largest classical music festival in the Netherlands, and that in great atmosphere and surroundings of the Amsterdam canals.

Over ten days, many musical talents from home and abroad perform at various locations in Amsterdam. If you would like to enjoy one of the canal festival performances during your canal cruise, that is of course possible. Let us know your wishes and we will find the most suitable solution for you.

Prinsengracht concert

The highlight of the Grachtenfestival is the Prinsengracht Concert. Read more about the Prinsengracht concert.

Listening to music from a luxury open boat

Amsterdam Boat Tour also rents out two luxurious open boats during the Grachtenfestival. These sloops are fully equipped and, in collaboration with various partners, we offer a wide range of drinks and food, both during the cruise and in combination with a canal tour.

If you have a specific Grachtenfestival concert that you would like to attend, or if we can advise you in this regard, please feel free to contact us. We will be happy to put together a suitable package of music, food and drinks and boat rental. You can reach us by email or phone.


Advantages of renting a boat in Amsterdam

  • Sloop rental Amsterdam with skipper
  • Luxury boats with seat cushions and toilet*
  • Bring your own drinks? – We supply a free cooler with ice!
  • No boat fees (Centre Amsterdam)
  • Cancellation in case of rain no problem
  • Book a boat directly

Book a boat directly

Would you like to rent one of our boats for the Grachtenfestival? Then click on the button below and fill out the reservation form. Of course, you can also contact us by e-mail or telephone. We will be happy to help you put together the most suitable package.

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