Daytrips and holidays in the Netherlands

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Welcome to the city pages of Leiden

Leiden

For a great day out, go on a voyage of discovery through Leiden. Leiden is certainly worth visiting. The other name people use for Leiden is Key City, because of the Leiden coat of arms, two red crossed keys, that are omnipresent in the city, like a leitmotif. The rich history, museums, the many restaurants and cafés, various cultural events and good choice of shops make Leiden an attractive and lively city. Leiden is also renowned as a student city.

Want something different? Then take the boat to visit Leiden from the water. In some places you can get on a unique cruise along special places in the history of Leiden. Of course you can also rent a boat or pedalo to admire the jewels of the city from the water.

Information about Leiden

Map

Map

Practical information

Here you will find information about Leiden:

- How to reach the city
- What about parking
- Important addresses and telephone numbers

you can prepare your journey with the directions on this page.

Practical information

Current events

Date Time Town Event Location
25 September10:00 - 17:00LeidenExhibition: EgyptRijksmuseum
25 Septemberdiverse tijdenLeidenCity walk LeidenCentrum
25 September18:00 - 21:30LeidenAsian buffetHoliday Inn
25 Septembervanaf 10:30LeidenRembrandt Canal CruisesRederij Rembrandt rondvaarten
26 September08:00 - 17:00LeidenWares- and farmers marketCentrum
26 September08:00 - 17:00LeidenWares- and farmers marketCentrum
26 September10:00 - 17:00LeidenExhibition: EgyptRijksmuseum
26 Septemberdiverse tijdenLeidenCity walk LeidenCentrum
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Directions

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