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.
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.Read more
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.Read more