City walks

Leiden is great city to discover on foot! Whether on a self-guided tour with one of the walking routes you can buy from the VVV Leiden Tourist Information Office, or with a professional city guide that you can find quickly and easily on our guides page; however you choose to do it, walking is one of the best ways to find out about the city. Want to try the Rembrandt Route or maybe the Historic Courtyards? Or how about one of the special routes for children? Walks are available all year round. You can buy the walking routes from the VVV Leiden Tourist Information Office or order them online.

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Guided Tours

Are you a real culture lover who wants to know all the details? Then discover the city with your personal guide. During the tour, the professional guide will tell you all about the history of Leiden, with all its fascinating ins and out. There’s no better way to really get to grips with the city!

Guided Tours

Wall poems

Leiden has more than 120 wall poems, in various languages ​​and scripts. As you stroll through the narrow streets and alleys, don't forget to look up every now and then. Discover the beautiful wall poems.

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The Singelpark

The Singelpark surrounds the historic center of Leiden with greenery. A city park for miles long with the water of the canals like a blue vein through the park.


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Route of Discoveries

Many exceptional and important discoveries were made in Leiden. The scientific history of Leiden, City of Discoveries, can be seen on every street corner. Roam around the city and discover the exciting stories behind the discoveries on the spot. 

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Another great way to discover the city!