Leiden, City of Discoveries

There is much to discover, see and experience in Leiden. The city has a rich history, many museums, theatres and a charming city centre; no one will ever get bored here.

Read more about the history of this historic city and what you should not miss when you visit Leiden.

You will automatically get a good taste of its history whilst exploring it. You could easily do that walking, because virtually everything lies within a pleasant walking distance from each other. But it is also lovely to take the bike or a boat to explore the vibrant city centre of Leiden. Along the way you can rest your feet visiting one of Leiden’s many lovely sidewalk cafés.

The greater Leiden area also provides plenty of options to make your stay even more pleasant. With the rural Groene Hart, the gorgeous beaches, the wide landscape of the dunes and Bollenstreek in the immediate area you have plenty to choose from.

In short, here you discover Leiden!