Leiden City, Pilgrim Fathers, Canal Cruise & Windmill Visit
Starting from €490 | 7 Hours | Visit Leiden, The City of Keys
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A visit to The Netherlands would not be complete without seeing this hidden pearl; Leiden City, The City of Keys.
Your private guide will drive you directly to Leiden and begin you’ll begin your tour with visiting 28 m (95 ft) tall monumental windmill ‘De Valk’ which offers breath-taking views over Leiden’s city centre.
After your windmill visit your guide will take you on a walking tour through Leiden’s historic city centre to follow in the footsteps of the Pilgrim Fathers and discover Rembrandts birthplace and other hidden gems.
Finally join your guide for a canal cruise that offers a completely different perspective of the city from the water. During this tour, you will learn all about the interesting history of The Netherlands and why Americans and their presidents have a special bond with Leiden.
Dutch writers and poets have sung Leiden’s praises throughout the centuries, blending old and new with a wealth of interesting sights. From alms-houses to windmills, from churches to city gates, Leiden is such a fascinating place to visit. Follow in the footsteps of The Pilgrim Fathers, the ancestors of the founding fathers of the United States and learn why Americans and their presidents have a special bond with this city. Leiden boasts almost 3000 historic buildings and is home to the oldest university of the country. It’s hard not to fall in love with this city, there is a surprise around every corner.
After touring the city join your guide for a 50 minute Canal Cruise through Leiden, pass under some of its 88 bridges and along some of its 26km (17 mi) of canals. Leiden holds the status of the second city in The Netherlands with the most canals and bridges after Amsterdam.
The itinerary is flexible, we do not rush guests around and we walk at your pace
Dress comfortably in layers and bring a jacket
Cobblestones and steps may be involved in your excursion
All admission fees and parking costs are inclusive
All tours begin and end in Amsterdam at your holiday accommodation
We are certified guides and licensed Dekra D1 chauffeurs
The car is an airconditioned Chrysler minivan
Traffic can cause delays
Lunch / Dinner and Gratuities are exclusive
Mastercard and Visa are widely accepted