Did you know that you can be in the center of Leiden within 20 minutes? Leiden is a beautiful city where there is a lot to do. The city consists of a rich history, beautiful courtyards, hundreds of monuments, the oldest university in the Netherlands and a very cozy ambiance.
Leiden offers many activities and pursuits in the old center. Visit one of the 13 museums or stroll through the historic city center. Take a boat trip through the beautiful canals and moor at a cozy terrace. Leiden also has a wide and surprising range of stores. The city offers well-known retail chains, but also small specialty stores and boutiques. Perfect for a day of shopping.
Leiden is a real bustling student city with its many restaurants, pubs and terraces. From a quick bite to drinks or from a fancy dinner to a vegan dinner. Leiden offers many options for a tasty breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Every Wednesday and Saturday the Leiden market is around the Nieuwe Rijn. Here you will find the tastiest fresh vegetables, fruits and fish, as well as delicious hot poffertjes or stroopwafels, in addition to a nice outfit.
More in the mood for an adventure? Leiden offers a wide range of active and adventurous activities. Escape from the escaperoom, go gaming in virtual reality, defy the climbing forest or take a tour of the city.
Leiden is very easy to reach by bike or car, but also by public transportation.
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